The Common Good

Ted Parks

Articles by Ted Parks

A black-and-white movie about the bleakness of life in Watts, California—shot for $10,000 about 30 years ago and never intended for theaters—doesn't exactly fit the Hollywood formula.

The Tennessee Justice Center advocates for the ill - and squares off against the state's health cuts.

The alternative voice of Pacifica's KPFK.

Mixing the spiritual and the cinematic.

After James Byrd Jr. was brutally murdered by racists in jasper, Texas, the town did not explode. That wasn't an accident, as black and white churches refused to let hate have the final world.