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Race, Class, & Immigration: watch-listen

Black Mama’s Bail Out Day

Mary Hooks is the co-director of Southerners On New Ground, or SONG, an Atlanta-based regional LGBTQ nonprofit and one of the organizers of Black Mama’s Bail Out Day. Organizers for Black Mama’s Bail Out Day are calling for an end … Continue reading

Citizen Journalism On The Rise

“I think a journalist’s role is to contextualize, to report, to try and be factual, to use stories to illustrate the human condition. I also would add to that–though many people will stop there– it’s to be progressive. Progressive, meaning … Continue reading

Confronting Racial Bias At Work

“It’s increasingly hard for workers to be able to prove discrimination based on race, gender, and sexual orientation.” — Evelyn Rangel Medina, Executive Director, ROC-The Bay

Neoliberalism, Youth, and Social Justice

In a special interview, Truthout contributor Henry Giroux takes us back to the basics of what can be seen as an ongoing and accelerating war between the rich and everyone else, an event that has resulted in a mass inability … Continue reading

Who Is Oscar López Rivera?

Celebrities, politicians and activists, ranging from Bernie Sanders​ to Lin-Manuel Miranda​ and Archbishop Desmond Tutu​, are asking President Obama​ to grant clemency to a man who was part of a militant group that fought for Puerto Rican independence.

Islamophobia killed my brother

On February 10, 2015, Suzanne Barakat’s brother Deah, her sister-in-law Yusor and Yusor’s sister Razan were murdered by their neighbor in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. The perpetrator’s story, that he killed them over a traffic dispute, went unquestioned by the … Continue reading