Panelists Dialogue About Prison Industrial Complex
Last year Frank Alvarado Jr. was shot by Salinas police officers for brandishing what they thought was a handgun — the “handgun” turned out to be a cell phone. On the first day of a two-day symposium, Alvarado’s father Frank Alvarado Sr. stood in the…
Envisioning the Future of Black Activism
UCSC hosts 11th annual Afrikan Black Coalition Conference. The Afrikan Black Coalition Conference returned to UC Santa Cruz on Feb. 15 – 17 for the first time since the activist group’s initial assembly in 2004. The annual ABC Conference is conducted at a different UC campus each year, compiled with keynote speakers, a discussion panel, workshops, artistic performances of poetry and choreographed dances and a dance for all involved to move and groove together, as one.