First Voices: Breaking the Cycle

Gray-orange streaks frosted the morning window.  Tiokasin Ghosthorse, the host of “First Voices Indigenous Radio” was interviewing Daygots, an Oneida Wolf Clan artist/activist, while the heavy clouds threatened snow.  Daygots explained that both her organizing work with Native American youth and her music were motivated by a centuries-old effort of the Oneida to break their […]

A Prophecy of Class Warfare

At this time of year, I usually find myself in an emotional and mental torment.  I love Martin Luther King, Jr.  I don’t love what we have done to him.  He has a secure place in my pantheon of heroes, next to folks like Ida B. Wells-Barnett, Bayard Rustin, Malcolm X, Patricia Hill Collins, and […]