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This just in, via email from Rev. Dr. William J. Barber, President of the NC NAACP: I invite all Moral Monday Arrestees, HKonJ Partners, NC NAACP members, and supporters of the Forward Together ...
by DocDawg
Comment Count 18 comments on Tue Apr 21, 2015 at 12:55 PM PDT with 39 Recommends
It’s an hour of pure edu-tainment. We will give you some insight on the union advantage with stats, figures and bar charts form the good people at the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Stopping into ...
by Kris LaGrange
Comment Count 1 comments on Mon Apr 13, 2015 at 09:47 AM PDT with 0 Recommends
This is a roundup of news related to Palestine with a particular focus on grassroots action and peaceful civil disobedience in the Occupied Territories and within the borders of Israel proper. We ...
by subir
Comment Count 1 comments on Sun Apr 12, 2015 at 07:13 AM PDT with 8 Recommends
99 Rise was founded about 3 years ago in Los Angeles by my friend Kai Newkirk. 99 Rise is the tip of the spear in the movement to overturn Citizens United and get money out of politics. Today ...
by Shockwave
Comment Count 24 comments on Wed Apr 01, 2015 at 10:59 AM PDT with 91 Recommends
All photos in this post are by Prince Balume and Achilles Balume, and are posted here with permission. In 2006, DR Congo passed a new constitution, which is similar ...
by rb137
Comment Count 42 comments on Sun Feb 08, 2015 at 04:30 PM PST with 36 Recommends
A recent article reported Christianity is growing by leaps and bounds in Iran, at around 20% each year, and that Christianity is growing faster in Iran than anywhere else. Is this Iran's new way ...
by Sofiamo
Comment Count 43 comments on Thu Feb 05, 2015 at 04:15 PM PST with 6 Recommends
(Seattle MLK Day Marchers - Photo by Mark Taylor-Canfield) On January 19, marchers took to the streets in Seattle to mark the city's 33rd annual Martin Luther King Jr. birthday celebration. ...
by Mark Taylor Canfield
Comment Count 33 comments on Mon Jan 19, 2015 at 09:51 PM PST with 10 Recommends
If there was ever a time to truly embrace Martin Luther King Jr’s radical legacy against the injustice of the "triple evils of racism, economic exploitation, and militarism,” it would be now. ...
by thirty three and a third
Comment Count 10 comments on Sat Jan 17, 2015 at 11:04 PM PST with 22 Recommends
In my reading today I stumbled across a blog ...
by vlboyd53
Comment Count 30 comments on Sat Jan 17, 2015 at 09:32 AM PST with 12 Recommends
This is the beginning of the MLK weekend in Oakland, with a large number of activities planned to the theme of reclaiming Martin Luther King's legacy of civil disobedience and non-violent direct ...
by jpmassar
Comment Count 4 comments on Fri Jan 16, 2015 at 07:17 AM PST with 10 Recommends
“The police are taking this to a whole new level of intimidation. That is the only reason to bang on someone’s front door at 1:00 in the morning,” said Dave over the phone.”I am modest, and ...
by noise of rain
Comment Count 194 comments on Tue Dec 30, 2014 at 11:27 AM PST with 449 Recommends
This morning, Milwaukee’s DA announced that there will be no criminal charges against Chris Manney, the policeman who killed Dontre Hamilton last May. The man had been sleeping. The cop poked and ...
by noise of rain
Comment Count 66 comments on Mon Dec 22, 2014 at 07:17 PM PST with 166 Recommends
"A riot is the language of the unheard." - MLK Last evening at 4:30 rush hour, two groups of activists in Milwaukee shut down I-43, the massive freeway that bisects the city. In a highly ...
by noise of rain
Comment Count 17 comments on Sat Dec 20, 2014 at 02:05 PM PST with 37 Recommends
“This minor inconvenience was brought to you by a major injustice” was a quick response to a question tonight as the main north/south highway that bisects the city of Milwaukee was shut down. ...
by noise of rain
Comment Count 46 comments on Fri Dec 19, 2014 at 07:58 PM PST with 133 Recommends
My whiteness speaks volumes, but I cannot hear them. It tells the world around me that my life matters—that the shedding of my blood and cracking of my bones will bring with it consequences denied ...
by Virally Suppressed
Comment Count 5 comments on Tue Dec 09, 2014 at 03:29 PM PST with 13 Recommends
The coast to coast protests against the national racist police system and the lack of accountability and justice show no signs of abating, indeed, it appears they are picking up steam. Labor and ...
by Calvino Partigiani
Comment Count 35 comments on Thu Dec 04, 2014 at 07:34 PM PST with 76 Recommends
Step One - work up your courage to participate fully in civil disobedience to support a cause you believe in. For me this was the march in downtown Pittsburgh on July 30, 2014. I diaried about this ...
by Ironic Chef
Comment Count 11 comments on Tue Dec 02, 2014 at 07:55 AM PST with 45 Recommends
#ShutItDown For Mike Brown: Demonstrators in more than 170 U.S. cities stop traffic as they protest. and its not over. #HandsUpWalkOut FB page Monday: Mass Walkout #HandsUpWalkOut We are ...
by divineorder
Comment Count 4 comments on Mon Dec 01, 2014 at 09:30 AM PST with 22 Recommends
Just about once a year, I am struck by an unshakable urge to write poetry and, as it turns out, that once a year is now. I don't claim to be a poet, but hopefully the words I've written down will ...
by Virally Suppressed
Comment Count 9 comments on Sat Nov 29, 2014 at 08:04 PM PST with 18 Recommends
Credit: http://www.latimes.com/nation/la-na-ferguson-feds-20141125-story.html Lawyers for Michael Brown's family condemn the handling of the grand jury case in the shooting death of the 18-year-old, ...
by divineorder
Comment Count 75 comments on Thu Nov 27, 2014 at 01:27 PM PST with 168 Recommends