Bryan Stevenson, abogado de derechos civiles, fundador y director de Equal Justice Initiative

La historia del racismo en los Estados Unidos va de la mano de la historia de la pena de muerte. El abogado de derechos civiles Bryan Stevenson cree que existe una conexión directa entre la esclavitud, los linchamientos, las leyes Jim Crow -que permitieron la segregación-, el corredor de la muerte y el sistema de encarcelamiento masivo, así como los asesinatos de afroamericanos en manos de la policia. “Tenemos un sistema que te trata mejor si eres rico y culpable que si eres pobre e inocente”, dice Stevenson. …


The iconic 55Bar has been closed since the beginning of the pandemic
The iconic 55Bar has been closed since the beginning of the pandemic
The iconic 55Bar has been closed since the beginning of the pandemic

The emblematic Smalls Jazz Club located in the heart of the once vibrant Greenwich Village is facing a dire situation. “We don’t know if we will have to close”, says it’s owner Spike Wilner. The club was closed from March 15th until September 30th . Since then it has been allowed to open at 25 percent capacity and is now offering two sets a day with fifteen seats available per set.

Smalls is one of the clubs that were part of an energetic and vibrant network of small music venues in New York’s Greenwich Village and part of a jazz…

Diana Gener

Independent Journalist based in New York

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