This month PFT5 [https://www.pleaforthefifth.com/] celebrates the creation of art. PFT5's Online Concert Series gives a platform to musical artists making waves here on Staten Island. Our new Small Business Spotlight series discovers a local business selling homemade crochet items. Below are our August publications: PFT5's Online Concert
Justy [https://www.instagram.com/justymusic/?hl=en], a jazz-hop artist from Staten Island, performed a set from her debut album accompanied by guitarist, Hyo-won Nakashio [https://l.facebook.com/l.php?u=https%3A%2F%2Finstagram.com%2Fhyowonnakashio%3Futm_medium%3Dcopy_link%26fbclid%3DIwAR0Uks3vLQkfhgY8zFEk7AQcUdLJbTEovseIQHGiQtetV3u5tEz_-DhcRP0&h=AT0Rcg68bey4VKz8oHNdvWYDiQHhLMwa9Wx3fCFGOesv8c6CjKaAEu3euuQaXPkiXLnAfU-p3akHvwQPEHVHwLlRcGEBmdExaNuYoiOmmTD2HHTYru-qSrZPD8326uDpfkkzYQ] , as a
Our online concert series [https://www.instagram.com/p/CQQ702FhWT1/] is here! Queen Blizzy is the first performer of PFT5's online concert series [https://www.instagram.com/p/CQQ702FhWT1/] featuring six amazing local artists. Produced by Valeriana Dema [https://www.pleaforthefifth.com/author/valeriana/]; Videographer: Kasson Colon-Mangin [https://www.instagram.
Read Sean Ghazala [https://www.pleaforthefifth.com/author/sean/]'s extended interview below. [https://www.pleaforthefifth.com/author/sean/]Sean Ghazala with his Nephew.PFT5 is a grassroots news and media outlet based out of Staten Island, N.Y. The platform is a cooperative(co-op). At its inception, PFT5 founder
PFT5 commemorates Juneteenth with an exploration of grassroots movements happening in Staten Island. Christian Smalls [https://www.instagram.com/chris.smalls_/] has an intimate discussion with PFT5 on his fight for workers' rights despite Amazon's retaliation and intimidation tactics. PFT5 member Zeta reflects on the June 2020 marches in Staten
PFT5 stands in solidarity with the people of Palestine as they endure the current oppressive occupation of their land at the hands of the state of Israel. Below are our May publications: Free Palestine [https://www.pleaforthefifth.com/free-palestine/] Written by Editorial Committee [https://www.pleaforthefifth.com/author/editorial/] [https:
Plea for the Fifth stands in solidarity with the people of Palestine as they endure the current oppressive occupation of their land at the hands of the state of Israel. We are an organization that supports indigenous sovereignty both domestically and abroad. Since its creation in 1948 [https://www.google.
In anticipation of the June 22 primary, last month was very politics-focused for PFT5: A District-49 City Council Candidates Forum, the battle to save the Graniteville Wetlands, and more. Below are our April publications A Last Stand for The Wetlands [https://www.pleaforthefifth.com/a-last-stand-for-the-wetlands/] Written by Jacqueline Caruso [https: