About

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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. 

'No Doubt: The Murder(s) of Oscar Grant,” released in February 2014, is my first book. You can read about 'No Doubt' here, and you can purchase it here

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 MurderWhy Don't The Poor Rise Up?, and the Black Power Encyclopedia.