A black person is extra-judicially killed by police officers, security guards, or self-appointed vigilantes every 28 hours in the US according to “Operation Ghetto Storm”, a study by the Malcolm X Grassroots Movement, an anti-racist grassroots activist organization. After the “not guilty” verdict for George Zimmerman, the man that shot and killed Trayvon Martin, an Read more about New Video: Justice for Trayvon Martin[…]
Our latest short film documenting the March for One Oregon immigrant rights bus tour that took place March 5-9th of 2013. The tour was a partnership between the Rural Organizing Project, CAUSA, United Farm Workers, the PCUN migrant farm worker union, and other local organizations. The tour aimed at mobilizing Latino populations and their allies Read more about New Video: Aqui Estamos y No Nos Vamos[…]
May Day is a day celebrating workers and immigrant rights, a day for recognizing strength in numbers, and remembering the history of community resistance and labor struggles throughout time. B Media made a short promotional video for the PDX May Day Coalition.
People in Portland, Oregon, have been protecting families from eviction with active community defense since December 2011. This short documentary, made in partnership with We Are Oregon, introduces you to the folks who are committed to housing justice, even if they’re not experiencing eviction themselves. Meet Emily, a 9-month-pregnant woman who is also full-time student, Read more about New Video: Home Defenders[…]
About two years ago, B Media Collective finished our third experimental Variety Show. Variety Tree: Earth Day, Inc. travels through a complex ecosystem of media streams, political landscapes and concrete jungles to explore how corporately fueled consumerism has pushed so many into the cracks on the street and that no matter how much Roundup is Read more about Revisiting Earth Day, Inc.[…]
B Media collaborated with the Portland Solidarity Network on this informational short to raise awareness about wage theft. The Portland Solidarity Network (PDXSol) is an all-volunteer organization devoted to advocating for the rights of workers and tenants. They use direct action to confront individuals, organizations, or corporations responsible for exploiting, harassing, or cheating – in Read more about New video: This is Wage Theft[…]
Since the death of Hugo Chavez, op-eds have been continuing their international mis-communication, while people on the ground have been solidifying their understanding of the revolution. What most outsiders don’t understand about the Bolivarian Revolution, is that it was not about Chavez: while he was fundamental to the revolution, he was most importantly the catalyst Read more about Comandante Hugo Chavez Lives[…]
People from across the country are converging in Helena, the capital of Montana, for a week of activity aimed at stopping the “best last place” from becoming the new “coal ground zero.” Coal industry giants are pushing members of the Montana State Land Board to let them build the Otter Creek mine, the “anchor project” Read more about New Video: Stop King Coal In Its Tracks[…]
In light of the unprecedented raids on “anarchist” houses in North Portland we couldn’t help but be reminded of a video we made when Portland City Council was involved in inviting these nefarious characters back into our back yards: Here’s the deets from Daily Kos. Thu Jul 26, 2012 at 10:57 PM PDT Torture without Read more about “Terroristic” Political Witch Hunts Continues for “Anarchists” in North Portland and Beyond[…]
B Media attended a hip-hop inspired youth pow wow at the Gathering of Nations in New Mexico this past April. See what drumming, breakdancing, and a culture of creative resistance have to do with the current struggle for water rights plaguing the Navajo nation.