I am an award-winning, freelance journalist based in Los Angeles, CA. I have written for New America Media; the Los Angeles Watts Times, Sentinel and Wave newspapers; the Final Call; Black Agenda Report; Ebony; CounterPunch, Truth-Out and Daily Kos.
I am a former radio reporter for the KPFK Evening News (Pacifica-Los Angeles) and Free Speech Radio News (FSRN). I am a creator and/or co-creator of independent, grassroots media (newspapers, cable tv, radio) for over 20 years, and my activism has ranged from electoral organizing; anti-police terror work; freedom for political prisoners and prisoners of war; to organizing against violence against women.
Reparations ... Not Yet (eBook, 2015) is my second book. You can purchase 'Reparations ...' here.
I have contributed to Fertile Ground: Memories and Visions (Runagate Press, 1996); UCLA’s Amerasia Journal in tribute to Japanese American activist Yuri Kochiyama (Vol. 40, #3, 2014); Killing Trayvons: An Anthology of American Violence (CounterPunch Books, 2014); Who Do You Serve, Who Do You Protect? (Haymarket Books, 2016); Black Lives Matter: Lifespan Perspectives (IndoAmerican Books, 2017) and the following forthcoming titles: Hands Up, Don’t Shoot: Collected Essays /Stories on the Racialization of Murder; Why Don't The Poor Rise Up?, and the Black Power Encyclopedia.