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August 2, 2018 Thomas Kennedy

Returning citizens served time and paid for their mistakes; let’s give them back their right to vote

Last week, I experienced first-hand how the state of Florida is systematically disenfranchising black and brown people from voting. I took part in a civil disobedience action in the city […]

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Coming to Terms with Privilege in the Face of White Supremacy

Elizabeth Poulos

In the wake of Unite the Right II, I have been surprised by the reactions of some media pundits who feign surprised reactions by white nationalists taking to the streets […]

Use your right to vote to put people in office that have our best interest in mind

Maliha Kareem

Young people are organized and highly motivated to make a difference this year towards an inclusive Florida. Students like Brandon Dasent are changing the political landscape. Although Dasent won’t be […]

Freedom is what moves him

Maliha Kareem

In this upcoming elections, we have the chance to make history by voting YES to Amendment 4, which will restore the voting rights of over 1.5 million Floridians who have […]

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What Apple’s $1 trillion value means for working people

Last Thursday, it was reported that the wealth of tech-giant Apple had surpassed every other publically traded American firm, setting the record at $1 trillion in value. Many applauded the […]

Immigrants, not France, are the real World Cup winners

After weeks of suspense, France emerged the winner of the World Cup with a resounding 4-2 victory over Croatia. What is clear to anybody who watched the tournament from the […]

Travel bans enduring hostility toward Muslims

This piece was originally published in the Orlando Sentinel. When the U.S. Supreme Court upheld President Trump’s travel ban, imposing travel restrictions on several predominantly Muslim-majority countries, it affected many people in our […]

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Citizenship Question on the U.S. Census Hurts Immigrant Families

A Muslim ban. Family separation at the border. Ending Temporary Protected Status. And now, a question on the 2020 census asking each household a question about citizenship that is designed […]

by Mikka Macdonald 866 Views

This is what #AbolishICE really means

Growing up, most of my friends and neighbors did not know what the acronym ICE stood for. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, the agency which oversaw the detention and deportation of […]

by Thomas Kennedy 801 Views

Why progressives need to mobilize against Trump’s Supreme Court pick

Donald Trump selected a clear partisan as his pick to replace Justice Anthony Kennedy who announced his resignation at the end of the Supreme Court’s term. Federal appeals court judge […]

by Nadia Eldemerdash 676 Views

The forced trajectory of Trinita Farmer, mother of police homicide victim, Tashii Brown

“He was very creative,” said Trinita Farmer about her son, Tashii Brown, during an interview in her home on March 4, 2018.  Farmer was eager to exhibit his work, which […]

by Nissa Tzun 636 Views

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Non-Negotiable—What’s At Stake for Black Women?

With 31% of African American women, ages 15-41, currently enrolled in Medicaid, the need for stable healthcare is non-negotiable.

Why Does Unity Matter Right Now?

It’s a moment in history where we’ll look back and ask ourselves, “What did I do?”

Introducing Dorian Warren as Next CCC President

“Who am I? I am just a kid from the south side of Chicago… A weird, long-suffering Cubs fan who grew up walking picket lines with my mother who was a public school teacher.”

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