12 Nights of Freedom: A Political Jazz Playlist

Alright, this summer has our attention. All this social turbulence—a kind our nation hasn’t witnessed in generations—has a long tradition behind it. Revisiting some of our nation’s most treasured protest songs can help remind us that this fight isn’t new.  This list is a soundtrack of freedom expressed through jazz—Afro-America’s great art form to the … [ Read more]

A Photo Essay By Sahra Qaxiye

Zora Neale Hurston said, “There are years that ask questions and years that answer.” 2020 has been a year of both. George Floyd’s murder, asked and answered, so many hard questions about racial inequality and police brutality in this country. On the evening of May 25, 2020, 4 Minneapolis Police Officers responded to a forgery … [ Read more]

Protesters cause flash flood of wine in French town

???? Vin déversé à #Sète : le CRAV revendique le sabotage des cuves https://t.co/bP6QKnFdYo pic.twitter.com/TIqUQwcqbv — Midi Libre (@Midilibre) August 3, 2016 France is flowing with wine, literally. Streets in the town of Sete, a port town in southern France’s wine country, were flooded after protesters broke open vats of wine. The wine flooded basements of nearby … [ Read more]