Overcrowded Detention Centers Create Pandemic Hotbeds

by Danielle Champíet Since news of the Covid-19 pandemic officially caught fire in the U.S. and states took serious measures to quash it, I have been waiting to see how our immigration detention centers would act. Called out heavily before the outbreak for their inhumane treatment of immigrants; sexual assaults, wrong medications given out, lack […]

American-Iranian relations

If you don't know the story of Iranian Air Flight 655, then you don't fully understand American-Iranian relations. On July 3, 1988 the US Navy used missiles to shoot down an Iranian passenger jet – killing all 290 civilians – including 66 children – on board. pic.twitter.com/Jw3E2YtXBa — Shaun King (@shaunking) January 6, 2020

Last Tuesdays Poetry Group; March 26, 2019

by Danielle Champíet-Coronado We were doubly blessed this month to have been treated to two great poets in one evening. Drawing one of our largest crowds, Emily Van Kley and Jon Lupin braved the elements and bad traffic to deliver vivacious and uproarious readings. It was an unforgettable evening. Emily Van Kley won the imaginary […]