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Wednesday, August 24, 2016
**Editor’s note: As part of our ongoing effort to feature new and exciting voices to our growing and ever-evolving digital space, Northend Agent's is pleased to be able to feature personal narratives in our new column: FirstPerson.    Please allow me...
By Charlie Hotchkiss Throughout my years of becoming more conscious and self-aware, I’ve been faced with deciding what path to choose when it comes down to race relations. I think too many are hung up on this false sense of...
By Mike Caccioppoli – Cross-posted from Intersection of Madness & Reality No need to mince words here. Starting with immigration reform President Obama must do what is best for the country and the people who live here and not pander to...
By Alinda Reprinted with permission from Intersection of Madness & Reality As an adoptee On my own personal journey to healing, I sat down and wrote an Open Letter to My Birth Mother with the intention of releasing and or venting my own...
*Editor’s Note: this commentary reflects the views of the author(s), and not  necessarily those of Northend Agent’s. WFSB Face the State host /corporate shill Dennis House aired another infomercial on the Hartford stadium plan. Mayor Pedro Segarra’s communications director Maribel La...
By David Samuels, cross-posted from No Sellout **Editor’s Note: This commentary reflects the views of the author, and not necessarily those of Northend Agent’s. Jane Doe Act ...    Cornell Lewis and I are collaborating on the Jane Doe Act, which is legislation that would prohibit the Department of Children and Families...
By Nadra Enzi A New Visions Commentary, originally published by The National Center for Public Policy Research]   Self-defense. Private security. Police-community unity. These are the three pillars that comprise my strategy for successful anti-crime activism. Notice that none of these three suggestions require blessings from on...
By David Samuels Cross-posted from No Sellout **Editor’s Note: This commentary reflects the views of the author, and not necessarily those of Northend Agent’s. Last week my colleague Cornell Lewis, who has bravely struggled against structural racism at the Department of Children and Families, invited...
By David Samuels Cross-posted from No Sellout **Editor’s Note: This commentary reflects the views of the author, and not  necessarily those of Northend Agent’s. I would like to thank Ken Krayeske (that’s pronounced cry-eske) for taking the bait and exposing himself as a racist,...
by Darcwonn (of ChocolateCoveredLies.com) - for Intersection of Madness & Reality  **Editor's Note: Embattled Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling, has been banned from the NBA for life and fined the maximum fine for his racist remarks. NBA Commissioner Adam Silver announced...