Tuesday, June 2, 2020

Tag: activist

Bon Jovi feeds the hungry opening the doors to his third...

"What this restaurant is truly meant to do is empower."

Arizona will retry No More Deaths’ activist Scott Warren

The largely ministry-led movement provided humanitarian assistance to the thousands of individuals fleeing violence-ravaged Central American countries.

Environmental defender murdered in Mexico days before vote on pipeline project

"This is a political crime for the human rights defense that Samir Flores Samir and the FPDTA carried out against the [project] and for people's autonomy and self-determination."

Respect: A tribute to Aretha Franklin, an icon of the Civil...

Aretha Franklin has been celebrated as one of the greatest American singers of any genre, who helped give birth to soul and redefined the American musical tradition.

Meet Ahed Tamimi, 17-year-old West Bank activist jailed for 8 months...

Known to some as the Rosa Parks of Palestine, Tamimi became a hero to Palestinians and people around the world last year.

Answering ‘what should I do?’ is easier when you know the...

There are many necessary roles in the popular movement at this time, which means there is something for everyone to do.

Martin Luther King Jr.’s Poor People’s Campaign born again

Now, 50 years later, a coalition has formed anew to organize poor people in the U.S. into what King called "a new and unsettling force" to fight poverty and forge meaningful change.

A manual for the new era of activist

Movement-building approaches from the civil rights era get a 2017 update.

Arrest Warrant Issued for Journalist Amy Goodman After Covering Dakota Access...

“After the clash, both sides reported injuries, and dozens of protesters reported Dakota Access security personnel attacking them with dogs and pepper spray — as documented in Goodman’s video footage.”

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Houston police launch investigation into mounted officer trampling protester on video

“We are aware of a video circulating showing one of our mounted patrol horses and a citizen. We are currently reviewing the circumstances behind the incident.”

An uprising was inevitable

"Being Black in this country means being at war on every front in every space at every moment."

Election spending boosted by secret money tops $100M as IRS ends donor reporting rules

By choosing to keep their donors secret, these groups leave voters in the dark as to exactly who is funding their political activities. And the IRS won't know either.

Police are still killing unarmed black people

So far this year, 390 people have been killed by police, according to a Washington Post database of police shootings.

Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law urge officials to withdraw law enforcement, National...

“We are sounding an alarm regarding the potential deployment of the National Guard, state police and local law enforcement on Tuesday as voters prepare to cast ballots in primary elections."