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Posted by | May 10, 2016
How Youth Activists are Using Civil Rights Frameworks to Advance a Radical Vision for Equality on College Campuses

Think civil rights laws are gathering dust on the shelf? Think again! A new generation of youth activists are creatively using civil rights frameworks and legal tools to advance a...

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Posted by | May 10, 2016
The Racial Policies that Built Ferguson (and Baltimore and Flint)

Government actions such as racially explicit zoning, public housing segregation and federal requirements for white-only suburbs systematically segregated African Americans—setting the stage for the protests and racial tension following Michael...

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Posted by | May 10, 2016
Wise Latinxs: How to Build Power for 2016 and Beyond

In the 2016 election cycle, the Latinx and immigrant community have been demonized by Donald Trump. However, this framework and racism has been driving policy in America for generations. Meet...

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Posted by | May 10, 2016
Beyond Bars: Feminist Perspectives on (and Alternatives to) the Criminal Legal System

The criminal legal system has drawn wide condemnation from progressives, including both democratic presidential candidates. Yet its impact on individuals and communities—Black, queer, Muslim, woman, immigrant—is far from widely understood....

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Posted by | May 10, 2016
Model Minority Mutiny: Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders Center Our Racial Identities and Solidarities

Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders continue to be used as a wedge for racial justice and stereotyped as the model minority. Despite this, people are standing up, taking action and...

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Posted by | May 10, 2016
Moving into Action: Raising the Bar for Co-conspirators

Many non-Black progressives profess anti-racist values online and in conversation but fail to show up when action is needed. How do we move people with privilege up the ladder of...

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Posted by | May 10, 2016
A Fathers Perspective: Police Terrorism Against Children of Color

Join us for a powerful and emotional conversation with fathers of children murdered at the hands of the police. Hear how they navigate a criminal justice institution that too often...

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Posted by | May 10, 2016
Religious Exemptions and Bathroom Panic: How to Defeat Anti-LGBTQ Legislation in the States

The 2015 Supreme Court decision in favor of marriage equality brought with it a slew of blatantly discriminatory bills against the LGBTQ community from state-to-state. This harmful legislation most frequently...

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Posted by | May 10, 2016
Moving Beyond Brogressives: Ensuring Economic Justice Includes Reproductive Justice

It's 2016, so why are we still seeing male dominance within the progressive movement? It's not uncommon to see issues of particular importance to women—especially reproductive health, rights, and justice—sidelined...

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Posted by | April 19, 2016
Black Women and Storytelling: How Centering Black Women’s Experiences Can Move Policy and Shape Culture [Voter Pick]

Storytelling is one of the most sought-after ways to change cultural and political landscapes; however, sometimes the ways in which stories are collected, shared, and used can replicate the same...

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