Posts Tagged: Black Lives Matter

2015: A Summer of Discontent

2015: A Summer of Discontent

Posted August 27, 2015 by

The summer of 2015 has seen the American people expressing sharp discontent with the status quo. On the right, we have Donald Trump. On the left, we have Bernie Sanders, ongoing protests by Black Lives Matter, and the continued push
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Why Disruption Strategy Has Worked

Why Disruption Strategy Has Worked

Posted January 27, 2015 by James Tracy

(Ed Note: James Tracy’s response to Editor Randy Shaw’s January 15, “Activists Must Do More Than Disrupt” will hopefully be part of an ongoing dialogue on this issue) I read with interest your opinion piece “Activists Must Do More Than
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Activists Must Do More Than Disrupt

Activists Must Do More Than Disrupt

Posted January 22, 2015 by

As young people across the nation continue to block highways and transit systems, their commitment to the cause of racial justice has stirred millions. In the St. Louis region whose Ferguson shooting galvanized nationwide protests, longtime activists Laura Barrett of
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Let’s Make Black Lives Matter in 2015

Let’s Make Black Lives Matter in 2015

Posted January 5, 2015 by

Malcolm X Speech at the Founding Rally of the Organization of Afro-American Unity (June 28, 1964) “Our community must reinforce its moral responsibility to rid itself of the effects of years of exploitation, neglect, and apathy, and wage an unrelenting
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The Best and Worst of 2014

The Best and Worst of 2014

Posted December 16, 2014 by

2014 has been a very strange political year. Major breakthroughs for gay marriage, undocumented immigrants and fast food workers were combined with a midterm election that empowered forces opposed to progress in all three areas. 2014 brought young people into
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