Alma Sheppard-Matsuo artwork
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Race, Class, & Immigration: watch-listen

Migration is Beautiful

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

Affrilachian Visual Artist Showcase

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

Food + Justice = Democracy

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

Environmental Justice

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.

Slavery by Another Name

The re-enslavement of Black Americans from the Civil War to World War II. Slavery by Another Name

A Girl Like Me

Color is more than skin deep for young African-American women struggling to define themselves.      

Social Justice Learning Institute: Food Justice

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

The Trouble I’ve Seen

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

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