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Bryan Gerhart

Bryan Gerhart

Elon James White Loves The Wire (And Ending the War On Drugs)

Elon James White Loves The Wire (And Ending the War On Drugs)

by Bryan Gerhart on July 11 2011, 2:16PM

If human decency isn’t enough to get people to call for an end to the War on Drugs, maybe TV ratings will do the job.

Topics: Celebrate Love, Drug War

Witness Account of BART Police Shooting Prompts More Questions

Witness Account of BART Police Shooting Prompts More Questions

by Bryan Gerhart on July 11 2011, 1:30PM

Those who saw the shooting say that transit cops should “absolutely not” have shot and killed Charles Blair Hill.

Topics: Criminal Justice

Here Are Your Top White Supremacist Presidential Hopefuls

Here Are Your Top White Supremacist Presidential Hopefuls

by Bryan Gerhart on July 11 2011, 1:30PM

No office is too small to promote hate in a country that needs anything but.

Topics: Politics

Allan Guei Shares Love of Basketball -- With The Competition

Allan Guei Shares Love of Basketball — With The Competition

by Bryan Gerhart on July 8 2011, 5:50PM

The star athlete from Compton won $40,000 in a free throw contest, and gave it all away to his peers.

Topics: Celebrate Love

Thousands of CA Inmates Show Solidarity With Prison Hunger Strike

Thousands of CA Inmates Show Solidarity With Prison Hunger Strike

by Bryan Gerhart on July 8 2011, 11:13AM

Over 6,000 strikers are participating so in an effort that’s reached across counties and states to call for more humane treatment in some of the country’s harshest prison units.

Topics: Criminal Justice

Plans for Bruce Lee Museum Halted

Plans for Bruce Lee Museum Halted

by Bryan Gerhart on July 7 2011, 1:30PM

Fans are still waiting for a space dedicated completely to the iconic martial artist.

Topics: Arts & Culture

BART Officers Kill Man at San Francisco Train Station

BART Officers Kill Man at San Francisco Train Station

by Bryan Gerhart on July 6 2011, 2:18PM

The department must now explain as much as possible to a public already wary of the officers in the wake of Oscar Grant.

Topics: Criminal Justice

Questions Remain in Ethics Committee Probe of Maxine Waters

Questions Remain in Ethics Committee Probe of Maxine Waters

by Bryan Gerhart on July 6 2011, 10:06AM

If there’s nothing wrong, why such hesitancy to let us know what’s going on?

Topics: Politics

Show Some Love for the 26th Amendment, and What's Still Possible

Show Some Love for the 26th Amendment, and What’s Still Possible

by Bryan Gerhart on July 5 2011, 6:26PM

Forty years ago, the legal voting age was lowered from 21 to 18.

Topics: Celebrate Love