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Table of Contents
December 13, 2006, Vol. 13, No. 51
- Binge and Scourge. The criminal justice system gorges on poor women of color. Their families suffer because of it. Page 2
- HUD In Your Eye. An SHA tenant says if he’s to be evicted, he deserves more notice A lawyer suggests he’s right. Page 3
- Rebel Rebel. Nat Turner, John Brown. One was a slave, the other an abolitionist. A panel discusses both of their legacies. Page 4
- Root Flaws. Plans to end homelessness too often assume the homeless are to blame. Actually, it’s the feds. Page 5
- Children’s Stories. Author Edward P. Jones writes about race, class, and being “well-off.” But he has a hard time talking about it. Page 6
Defending the Powerless. Seattle lawyers win fight for constitutional rights in War on Terror by Robin Lindley, Pages 1, 12
- Picture: Charles Sipos, Harry Schneider, David East, and Joe McMillan successfully represented Yemeni citizen Salim Hamdan in a Supreme Court case that reasserted the judiciary’s role in restraining executive power.
- Photo by Joel Turner
Editorial: Incarceration’s Impact. Women, children lose out in America’s prison binge by Dr. W. Edward Reed and Stephanie Knight, Page 2
Change Agent: Eudora Carter by Amy Besunder, Page 3
- Picture: Change to win: Eudora Carter of the Center for MultiCultural Health counsels African Americans on practical ways to avoid diabetes.
- Photo by Joel Turner
Interview: Knowing the Children of the World. Pulitzer-winning author Edward P. Jones writes about the interconnectivity of all people. Interview by Rosette Royale, Pages 6, 7
- Picture: Edward P. Jones’ fiction crosses the lines of race and class and disregards the conventions of narrative storytelling.
- Photo by Bettina Strauss
Poem: Homeless by David Sparenberg, Page 7
Adventures in Irony. Triple Bypass by Dr. Wes Browning, Page 9
Bus Chick, Transit Authority. A Bus to the Pass by Carla Saulter, Page 9
Street Watch. Compiled by Emma Quinn, Page 9
Letters to the Editor: Page 10
- Glass ceilings and steel doors by Jack Michaela | Seattle
Director’s Corner by Timothy Harris, Page 11
First things First. Get Involved. Take Action., Page 11
Remember Those who have Passed
- Issue: December 21 is Homeless Person’s Memorial Day. Join the Washington State Coalition for the Homeless on the capitol steps in Olympia to remember those who have died while homeless this year.
Calendar, Page 11
Copy of issue was obtained from microfiche in the University of Washington Suzzallo Library.