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May 9, 2019 Nicole Melaku

On Motherhood and Movement Work: Women leaders approach both with ferocity and love

As I sat on the beautiful island of Puerto Rico for a retreat with fellow immigrant rights leaders from the Fair Immigration Reform Movement (FIRM), I couldn’t help but be […]

The 60 most dangerous days for Floridians: When their legislators gather

Thomas Kennedy

I once heard the Florida legislative session referred to as the sixty most dangerous days of the year for people in the state. At the end of the 2019 session, […]

The Assassination of Martin Luther King, and America’s Addiction to Gun Violence

Darryl Lorenzo Wellington

April 4. The date of MLK’s assassination returns – as it always does to haunt us. April 4th, 1968 remains a guilty shadow lingering over American history. King is honored […]

The Power of the Green New Deal

Mikka Macdonald

When Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez first released her plan to combat climate change and build the economy, I was sitting at the edge of my bed, exhausted. I had been waiting […]

Students have had enough of shootings

Karl Catarata

This letter to the editor originally published in the Las Vegas Sun. This year, Feb. 14 was both Valentine’s Day and Ash Wednesday. There were people in Las Vegas with […]

Their voices matter: Meet the #HumansOfDACA

Nancy Treviño

Six months ago, President Trump broke a commitment when he ended DACA, a program supported by a majority of Americans and which gives 800,000 young people a chance to achieve […]

Keepers of memory: Remembering Trayvon Martin

Jamilah Sabur

This year marks the sixth year since the death of Trayvon Martin, and I do not want us to forget. Six years and we find ourselves living in an America with a president who has been endorsed by white nationalists and a country more divided than ever.

Trump’s War on Families Intensifies

Thomas Kennedy

After a 17-year journey, my parents will no longer be undocumented. This was no easy feat to accomplish, I lived 11 of those years without papers along with them, and […]

Trump – A Racist-In-Chief, Unleashed

Kica Matos

Earlier this week it seemed as though negotiations over the future of the 800,000 young immigrants formerly protected under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Program (“DACA”) had finally turned […]

For Code Crew founders, paying a living wage is the right thing to do

Melonee Gaines

The nonprofit trains youth of color to be the next generation of techies and practices the economic justice MLK preached

How You Can Help Stop Voter Suppression in Florida

Thomas Kennedy

Last year, I became a United States citizen and a registered voter after living as an undocumented immigrant in this country for more than a decade. I was born in […]

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