Tag Archives: Black people

Afro-Colombian Women: Defeating invisibility

From the new January-February 2013 issue of News & Letters: World in View Defeating invisibility by Gerry Emmett In the remarkable documentary film, La Toma (2012), Afro-Colombian woman activist Francia Marquez Mina is threatened by government forces and forced to … Continue reading

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Women Worldwide, July-August 2012

From the July-August 2012 issue of News & Letters: Women Worldwide, July-August 2012 by Artemis In May, delegations of Japanese officials came to Palisades Park, N.J., where more than half the community is of Korean descent, to request the removal … Continue reading

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In Memoriam: John Alan/Allen Willis

From the March-April 2011 issue of News & Letters: John Alan/Allen Willis Allen Willis/John Alan–who would have been 95 on June 10 this year–died quietly on Feb. 23 in Oakland, California. The near-century of his life was filled with thoughts … Continue reading

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