Author Archive for Jassmine Rabii

Going for the Gold

The galvanizing effect that Barack Obama’s campaign has had on the South Side community is reflected in the recent organizing success of SOUL, a nonprofit coalition of congregations known as the Southsiders Organized for Unity and Liberation. By its own…

Race, Sex and Poetry

The poetry night held at the University of Illinois at Chicago last Friday as part of the “Race, Sex, Power: New Movements in Black & Latina/o Sexualities” conference was an invigorating plunge into the world of minorities living within minority…