The Rainbow Coalition Today

The Rainbow Coalition Today

On July 20, 1969, one month before Woodstock and the very day Neil Armstrong would make the first successful moonwalk, a young white guy in a denim work coat, sunglasses, and beret took the stage at the Black Panther Party’s National Conference For A United Front Against Fascism in Oakland California. His name was Bill Fesperman, but he went by Preacherman among his comrades.

Lexington Tenants Union

Lexington Tenants Union

What is a tenant? A “tenant” is anyone who does not ultimately control their own housing. This includes people who rent, are houseless, or whose bank owns the loan for their home.