Archive for July 2014

Author: Saa’un Bell

Saa’un is grounded in her southern roots of Greenville Alabama and Eastern Samar where the rain never sleeps. She is the oldest of six, in a serious, but comical, working class Black and Filipino immigrant

Author: Le’Ana Powell

My name is Le’Ana Powell; I was born and raised in Oakland California. I am a bartender, student, advocate, domestic violence survivor, and a single mother of a 10-year-old son, JaRae Rutledge. I love music,

Author: Jimmy Jordan

I am a 24-year-old young man coming from the diverse community of East Oakland. I currently work as a Health Technician at Cherry Hill Detox Center and a Health Coach at Highland Hospital for Alameda

Author: Janice Davis

Janice Davis is a recent Castlemont High School graduate who has pursued her interests as a writer through journalism and social media. Davis has been a staff writer and managing editor for the Castle Crier,

Author: Gerald Green

Green’s poetry has appeared in the Healing Journey, an on-line publication, and The Monthly, a premier magazine of culture and commerce, has published one of his essays. Green’s writings reflect the importance of early cancer