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Warren’s disconnection to her black Cambridge voters

Warren’s disconnection to her black Cambridge voters.

However, I knew her hesitation and frustration. Like many black Cantabrigians, there was no outreach by Warren or her campaign to a community historically identified as loyal voters. 

A letter from our publisher about: Carl DeMaio

A letter from our publisher about: Carl DeMaio.

I’ve never seen someone work harder than my husband Carl DeMaio fight for the things he believes in and in service of his constituents.

I am proud that Carl has been a change-maker in so many ways - including in the fight for equality for all (I will be publishing an editorial covering these issues soon).

Vote with Pride

Vote with Pride,

Today is primary election day, and we know that the results of this election will have huge impacts on the general election and our community for years to come.

Letter to the Editor: Bernie Sanders is our wake up call

Letter to the Editor: Bernie Sanders is our wake up call.

They say down south don’t speak of religion sex or politics. I moved to California so I could, The thing is politics affects every part of our lives if we like it or not. I am a part of several marginalized groups that have traditionally had to shut up and take it, to tow the line and wait my turn.

Celebrate black excellence

Celebrate black excellence.

For the past several years our country has seen a rise in hate speech and violence. Most at risk are the people whose lives rest at the intersection of multiple marginalized identities.

Rusticucina now open on Park Blvd in Hillcrest

Formerly Sirens, and before that, Pardon Our French, 3797 Park Boulevard has seen its fair share of restaurant purveyors vying to make their mark on the desirable neighborhood space, while Hillcrest dwellers have been aching for something to finally stick.

We need more Love Warriors

We need more Love Warriors.

Back in 2008, in San Diego, during the course of the entire No on 8 campaign, only around 9,000 volunteers took part in the campaign that entire year as we fought to protect our freedom to marry.

One of the challenges organizers faced when trying to recruit volunteers was folks claiming, “California is so progressive. This will never pass in California.” We lost that campaign. 

The scramble for black votes

The scramble for black votes.

As an African American woman voter, I'm part of the powerful voting bloc the DNC chair, Tom Perez, calls the "backbone" of the party. However, they'll need to earn it.