Category Archives: REMEMBER

DICK GREGORY, RIP

FILE – In this July 21, 2012 file photo, comedian and activist Dick Gregory poses for a portrait during the PBS TCA Press Tour in Beverly Hills, Calif. Gregory, the comedian and activist and who broke racial barriers in the 1960s and used his humor to spread messages of social justice and nutritional health, has […]

REMEMBERING DAN BERRIGAN

“Dan Berrigan was a moral giant and the closest thing we have in our society to a prophet.”  – Jeremy Scahill Mitchel Cohen writes: I was standing in the back of the jam-packed, magnificent Church of St. Francis Xavier on W. 16th St. in Manhattan Friday for the funeral and “sending off” of liberation theology […]

REMEMBERING FR. PAUL MAYER

WBAI radio’s Robert Knight writes: Wednesday night on WBAI’s “Earthwatch with Robert Knight,” a tribute to the late Father Paul Mayer: Civil rights leader, environmentalist and global humanitarian, The Rev. Paul Mayer, passed away on November 22nd. Tonight we shall hear Father Paul in conversation with WBAI’s “Earthwatch” and “Five O’Clock Shadow.” So please join […]

REMEMBERING LEONARD WEINGLASS (August 27, 1933 – March 23, 2011)

Our friend and comrade — and one of my heroes — attorney Leonard Weinglass — died on March 23, 77 years old, of complications stemming from pancreatic cancer. Len Weinglass was a humble man and a great attorney. His life’s work was to support radical activists who were under attack by the system of injustice […]