Raspy Rawls & Protestors in Ferguson

Ferguson: What Mainstream Media Isn’t Telling You

By Trina Otero My friend Raspy Rawls is a music artist and activist who joined the people in Ferguson in August soon after hearing about Michael Brown's murder. He has been there helping, organizing, and spreading the word from Ground Zero. He shared a detailed account with Houston TREND, which was published Nov. 26, 2014. What … Continue reading Ferguson: What Mainstream Media Isn’t Telling You

Poverty, and its Facets, Have Been Tricked Out & Advertised as Cool

By Trina Otero There is this misconception that "ghettos" are "cool." There are many misconceptions surrounding the topic and word "ghetto," like the stereotype and projected belief how a person should be if he [or she] lives or hangs in the under-supported areas. [I refuse to say "underprivileged" and I'll have to touch on that sometime … Continue reading Poverty, and its Facets, Have Been Tricked Out & Advertised as Cool