Meet powerhouse artist/activist Favianna Rodriguez — a leading voice in the movement of artists raising awareness about U.S. immigration issues. Favianna is a co-founder of both Presente.org and Culture Strike, two groups pushing back against the wave of anti-immigrant rhetoric and … Continue reading
Race, Class, & Immigration: watch-listen
Presentation by Marie T. Cochran at the Symposium on Affrilachia at the University of Kentucky, Lexington on March 9, 2011, of artwork by the artists included in the exhibition “Common Ground Affrilachia! Where I’m From” at the August Wilson Center … Continue reading
What if you discovered the last name you’ve lived with since birth is fake? That’s what happened in many Chinese-American families who first came to the U.S. before World War II, when the banned Chinese laborers from legally entering the … Continue reading
By some estimates, we Americans throw away about , from the cabbage that’s wilting in our refrigerators, to the fruit that’s falling off the orange tree in our neighbor’s backyard. Continue to read and listen in NPR.
LaDonna Redmond joined the Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy in 2011 as the Senior Program Associate in Food and Justice. A long-time community activist, she has successfully worked to get Chicago Public Schools to evaluate junk food, launched urban … Continue reading
In this TEDxHarlem talk, Peggy Shepard uses Harlem as a case study for introducing the concept of “sacrificed zones” as geographic spaces heavily impacted by environmental racism.
A compilation of Malcolm X interviews and speeches from 1960-1965.
The re-enslavement of Black Americans from the Civil War to World War II. Slavery by Another Name
Color is more than skin deep for young African-American women struggling to define themselves.
Food Justice is communities exercising their right to grow, sell, and eat healthy food. Healthy food is fresh, nutritious, affordable, culturally-appropriate and grown locally with care for the well-being of the land, workers, and animals. People practicing food justice leads … Continue reading
Featuring the work of Northeastern University School of Law’s Civil Rights and Restorative Justice Project (CRRJ), “The Trouble I’ve Seen” follows the investigations of three harrowing civil rights cold cases. Founded by Professor Margaret Burnham, CRRJ takes on cases that … Continue reading