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Indigenous Self-Care Practices for Organizers

May 21st, 2017

There’s no denying that we are in the midst of a historical time where social, political, and economic trends are changing. Folks are organizing their communities, jumping full force into defending freedoms and fighting for liberation. It’s important in these times to not drift from ourselves; our bodily and spiritual needs. As an Afro-Peruana, I [...]

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Queer Mapuche Visual Artist: Sebastían Calfuqueo

May 20th, 2017

Check out this video piece called ‘You Will Never be a Weye’ which talks about ways that colonization and homophobia have and continue to erase the experiences and stories of the Machi Weye people within Mapuche communities. Machi Weyes are gender nonconforming Mapuche people who are often thought of as spiritual leaders and healers in their communities. The video is subtitled in English.

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Spitting Truth to Power: 6 Latinx Hip Hop Videos from Latin America

May 12th, 2017

Check out these 6 video clips of badass Latin American hip hop and rap artists using their skill and craft to touch on a variety of social, political and economic issues from Mexico to Costa Rica to Chile. Mostly mujerxs, this list also highlights some newer and/or lesser known artists who are slaying the genre with just as much fire and fuerza as other brilliant artists like Anita Tijoux or Calle 13. We hope you enjoy these beats and bars as much as we do!

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New Toolkit gives Workers Tools to Fight against Raids and Audits

May 11th, 2017

Mijente Members and labor leaders at the AFL-CIO, Neidi Dominguez and Rosa Lozano along with others just dropped “We Will Resist and Defend,” a powerful toolkit for organizers and advocates on workplace raids and audits.

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There’s a Campaign to Save this Latinx Community Space from Gentrification in LA

May 10th, 2017

The Eastside cafe has been an autonomous community space for the past 15 years.

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10 Powerful Quotes from bell hooks’ “All About Love”

May 2nd, 2017

“I feel our nation’s turning away from love...moving into a wilderness of spirit so intense we may never find our way home again. I write of love to bear witness both to the danger in this movement, and to call for a return to love." - Bell Hooks (2000)   To ground ourselves in love’s [...]

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Best 12 Signs of May Day 2017

May 2nd, 2017

Check out these amazing signs from today’s marches, rallies, and actions.

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Queens of the Corner: Pedro Lemebel y Las Yeguas del Apocalipsis

April 30th, 2017

Pictured above: Francisco Casas (left), Pedro Lemebel (right). I first learned about Chilean artist and activist Pedro Lemebel while watching an interview with Chilean queer musician Alex Anwandter about his latest album, Amiga. On that album, there’s a track called Manifiesto in which he tackles themes of gender and sexuality; a track that Anwandter said [...]

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Lifting Up the Struggles of the Mujerxs of the Young Lords Party: Reflections on Iris Morales’ Book

April 17th, 2017

Iris Morales’ book, Through the Eyes of Rebel Women: The Young Lords 1969-1976 documents the perspective of women cadre in the formation of one of the most important radical party organizations in Latinx-American history.

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People are already editing the bio of United’s CEO

April 10th, 2017

He was known as one of the ‘Top 100 Influential Hispanics’ until #boycottunitedairlines started.

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