November 18, 2015

By Tara Houska Indian Country November 17, 2015 Last week, a mass mobilization of youth took to the streets of Washington, D.C. on November 9 to demand justice on race, climate change, and immigration. The message was simple: the political system is failing, so youth are taking matters into their …

November 18, 2015

By Jeremy Deaton ThinkProgress November 17, 2015 From her office in Sunset Park, Brooklyn, nationally recognized environmental attorney Elizabeth Yeampierre looks out on a neighborhood cast from the melting pot of American life and built by Puerto Rican, Mexican, Dominican, Chinese and Indian immigrants. It’s an inspiring vision, but Yeampierre, …

November 10, 2015

Guest Blog: Kerry Sakimoto, The Greenlining Institute The genesis of the #BlackLivesMatter movement has forced this nation to confront the reality of anti-Blackness in structures and institutions in our society – a reality that many of us have the privilege to ignore and often benefit from. I remember hearing about the death[s] of …