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Resist White Supremacy Everyday, Everywhere

"In every age, no matter how cruel the oppression carried on by those in power, there have been those who struggled for a different world. I believe this is the genius of humankind, the thing that makes us half divine: the fact that some human beings can envision a world that has never existed." - Anne Braden Dear Resist Community, As an organization led by,...

The Fight to Save ‘Our Beloved Barrio’

East Harlem residents are demanding Mayor de Blasio and Speaker Mark-Viverito drop a plan to build high rises and instead adopt initiatives to keep the neighborhood affordable. “El Barrio belongs to the people that live here,” said Diana Vega a member of the Movement for Justice in El Barrio, speaking to residents of East Harlem on Sunday at a rally organized by the group to...

DACA Recipients, Supporters Gather in City

Event in response to state attorneys general asking Trump to end program for young undocumented immigrants. NEW HAVEN >> A student group representing undocumented young adults that wants to defend their legal ability to remain in this country with certainty held a community event Wednesday night to spread that message. The group’s action was in response to a group of attorneys general from ten states...

Patrisse Cullors Talks BLM, Police Reform and Why We Need to Support Black Trans Women

On Friday, Black Lives Matter cofounder Patrisse Cullors sat down with Mic in a Facebook live video to discuss the Black Lives Matter movement, its reputation across the world, as well as transgender support within the black community. In 2013, Cullors, along with Alicia Garza and Opal Tometi, started the #BlackLivesMatter hashtag and subsequent movement to combat police brutality. “We’re in a moment where Black...

Resilient Sisterhood Celebrates Fifth Anniversary

In February of last year, journalist Gwendolyn Ifill co-moderated a debate between Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders on “NewsHour” — she was said to have brought forth some of the most memorable responses from each candidate. “Every time the proceedings seemed on the verge of tedium … Ifill would step in with some out-of-the-box questions,” Politico reported. Nine months later, at age 61, endometrial cancer...

Dignity and Power Now is Compiling Information from News Sources, Public Records and Alleged Survivors to List Every Los Angeles County Sheriff Deputies with Histories of Serious Misconduct.

Dignity and Power Now, a Los Angeles-based grassroots organization that advocates for incarcerated people, their families and communities, just launched Theproblematic.org, a website aimed at promoting accountability and transparency for L.A. County sheriff's deputies who are accused of committing serious misconduct. Read the entire article at Colorlines .

Workers' Rights Group Seeks to Highlight the Other Side of NAFTA

As the state’s business leaders vie for a seat at the table during the North American Free Trade Agreement’s upcoming renegotiation talks, another interest group is hoping there is enough room for one more point of view. Unlike those who advocate for cheaper products and tariff-free commerce, they're speaking out for the blue-collar workers on both sides of the Rio Grande who say they have...

Lawsuit Seeks to Win Organizing Rights for New York’s Farmworkers

Crispin Hernandez, 22, used to milk cows at Marks Farm in Lowville, New York. Over three years, he said he saw and endured many injustices, including working from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. with very few breaks, not being treated for an injury after he was stepped on by a cow and being charged money for the right kind of gloves needed to do the...

Connecticut Students For A Dream Host Mock Graduation After Legislature Tables Aid Bill

Undocumented students had diplomas snatched out of their hands Wednesday during a mock graduation ceremony, representing the legislature's failure to pass a bill that would have granted students financial aid regardless of their immigration status. The mock ceremony on the front steps of the Capitol featured eight undocumented students clad in shiny blue caps and gowns. Minutes after 'graduates' were handed their diplomas, a man,...

Lobster Trumps Hate! Support Resist AND eat Lobster! June 24

Join us for our 4th annual Maine Lobster Feed in Jamaica Plain! Sponsored by Resource Generation Boston Fill Your Belly: With your lobster dinner , enjoy coastal Maine picnic sides including coleslaw, fresh cut veggies, corn on the cob, lemonade and delicious blueberry pie . Add a side of steamed clams or another lobster (and another lobster). Beer and wine donation bar. Don't like lobster?...

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