Manifestantes Interrumpen una Reunión Secreta de Desarrolladores

FOTO: Activistas contra la gentrificación interrumpen una reunión secreta de Buffalo Bayou Partnership. Este artículo es una traducción. Por Jennifer Kelly El 23 de enero por la noche, activistas de Houston interrumpieron un evento secreto organizado por el Buffalo Bayou Partnership (BBP) en el campus Félix Fraga del Houston Community College (HCC) en el barrio de East End. El evento, que BBP mantuvo en secreto … Continue reading Manifestantes Interrumpen una Reunión Secreta de Desarrolladores

HOUSTON: Protesters Disrupt Developers’ Secret Meeting

PHOTO: Anti-gentrification activists intervene at a secret meeting held by the Buffalo Bayou Partnership By Jennifer Kelly Last Thursday night, activists in Houston disrupted a secret event organized by the Buffalo Bayou Partnership (BBP) at the Felix Fraga campus of the Houston Community College (HCC) in East End. The event, which BBP kept secret and did not openly promote, was billed as a ‘public community … Continue reading HOUSTON: Protesters Disrupt Developers’ Secret Meeting

HOUSTON: Protests Continue Against Gentrification of East Houston

Photo: An officer attempts to intimidate protesters at “Unsilent Night,” an event put on by gentrifier interests in Houston. By Jennifer Kelly On December 4, a group of protesters disrupted an event carried out in downtown Houston by the Buffalo Bayou Partnership (BBP), the non-profit organization behind the Buffalo Bayou East Master Plan, a proposal to build a string of extravagant parks along the bayou … Continue reading HOUSTON: Protests Continue Against Gentrification of East Houston

Houston: Planes Para Gentrificar el Este de Houston Enfrentan Oposición Temprana

Foto: Representación artística del proyecto “East River” de Houston de uso-mixto. Es parte de los planes de la organización sin fines de lucro, Buffalo Bayou Partnership, para gentrificar el distrito quinto (Fifth Ward) y el East End. Este articulo es una traducción. Por Jennifer Kelly Durante el último mes, Buffalo Bayou Partnership (BBP), una organización sin fines de lucro (ONG) compuesta por desarrolladores urbanos, corredores de … Continue reading Houston: Planes Para Gentrificar el Este de Houston Enfrentan Oposición Temprana

Los Brown Berets de Houston No Son Amigos de la Policía – Incendiary Corrige Reporte Equivocado

Foto: Los Brown Berets de Houston, Tejatzlan Este artículo es una traducción. Por Jennifer Kelly, con contribuciones de David Martínez En el artículo “Houston: Regresa la Marcha de la Moratoria Chicana Décadas Después de la Original” publicado el 30 de julio, Incendiary cometió errores y declaraciones equivocadas en sus informes sobre la colaboración con la policía observada en el mitin. Debido a la falta de … Continue reading Los Brown Berets de Houston No Son Amigos de la Policía – Incendiary Corrige Reporte Equivocado

HOUSTON: Plan to Gentrify East Houston Faces Early Opposition

Photo: Artist rendering of mixed-use “East River” project, part of nonprofit Buffalo Bayou Partnership’s plans to gentrify the Fifth Ward and East End. By Jennifer Kelly Over the last month, Buffalo Bayou Partnership (BBP), a nonprofit comprised of developers, real estate agents, and city officials, has revealed its plan to gentrify east Houston, particularly the Fifth Ward and East End. From the moment its plans … Continue reading HOUSTON: Plan to Gentrify East Houston Faces Early Opposition

Brown Berets de Houston, No Friends to the Cops – Incendiary Corrects Mistaken Reporting

Photo: The Brown Berets de Houston, Tejatzlan By Jennifer Kelly, with contributions from David Martinez

 In the article “Houston: Chicano Moratorium March Returns Decades After Original” published on July 30, Incendiary made errors and misleading statements in its reporting regarding collaboration with the police observed at the rally. Due to a lack of investigation by the reporter at the event, it was stated that the … Continue reading Brown Berets de Houston, No Friends to the Cops – Incendiary Corrects Mistaken Reporting

HOUSTON: Trump and Modi Rally Met With Huge Protests

Photo: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Donald Trump take the stage at the “Howdy Modi!” event in Houston, Texas By Jennifer Kelly Over 50,000 people including President Donald Trump attended the “Howdy, Modi!” rally last weekend, welcoming Indian Prime Minister and Hindu fascist Narendra Modi to Houston. Over 12,000 more protested outside, mainly against the recent revocation of the Kashmir region’s special … Continue reading HOUSTON: Trump and Modi Rally Met With Huge Protests

Tropical Storm Imelda Devastates Southeast Texas

Photo: Tropical Storm Imelda sent barges crashing into bridges and other structures in the Houston area. By Jennifer Kelly From Wednesday to Thursday southeast Texas experienced major flooding as a result of tropical storm Imelda. Formed only hours before making landfall, the storm took residents by surprise. There was little warning of the impending floods. Many of the people who lost their homes in Hurricane … Continue reading Tropical Storm Imelda Devastates Southeast Texas

HOUSTON: Greenpeace Activists Stage Protest to Shut Down Ship Channel

Photo: Greenpeace activists suspended from Fred Hartman Bridge on the morning of the September 12 Democratic Debate. By Jennifer Kelly On the morning of the Democratic debate last week in Houston, a group of protesters with Greenpeace USA, an affiliate of the international environmental nonprofit, attempted to shut down the Houston Ship Channel for 24 hours. Several activists suspended themselves from the Fred Hartman Bridge, forcing … Continue reading HOUSTON: Greenpeace Activists Stage Protest to Shut Down Ship Channel