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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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Update on Chicago Campaign to Expand Sanctuary

April 12th, 2017

Chicago cannot call itself a “Sanctuary City” when police are still shooting and arresting Black and brown people in our streets, and when the arrests and information gathered by the Chicago Police Department leads immigration enforcement agents directly to the homes of our communities and family members. In late January, Mijente joined Black Youth Project [...]

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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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Trump Wants to Know Who’s Behind this Immigration Account, Twitter Says No.

April 7th, 2017

The account has 114,000 followers and the White House is trying to shut it down.

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Rita Indiana is back with a rallying cry for our gente

March 30th, 2017

After a seven-year absence, La Montra Rita Indiana is back, and she does not disappoint. She had told the world that she would never again make music - "ni por un millón de dólares" - so don't mind us while we are freaking out at this epic moment. Never one for simplicity, the queer Dominicana [...]

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Albany Community Rallies Against Racist Instagram Posts

March 26th, 2017

In response to “deeply hurtful and racially offensive material” posted by Albany High School students on an Instagram account, hundreds of members of the Albany, CA community joined together on Sunday morning to stand against hate. Alexandra Campbell Jones whose daughter attends the school, spoke out against the racist cyberbullying and said that her daughter's picture [...]

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You Know Mass Incarceration is Real When Sesame Street has Fam in Lock Up

March 24th, 2017

As of 2013, there were 2.7 million American children going to bed each night with one or both parents locked up- that’s one out of every twenty eight kids in the entire nation As of 2013, there were 2.7 million American children go ing to bed each night with one or both parents locked up- that’s one out [...]

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Florida State Attorney Says No To Death Penalty

March 17th, 2017

This Florida prosecutor just took the death penalty off the table.

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Snoop Interrupted the Party to Shoot a Clown Trump

March 14th, 2017

Snoop Dogg is causing controversy over his newest video that depicts the rapper shooting a toy gun at a clown that resembles 45. The team behind the video told Billboard that current events including the shooting of Philando Castille inspired the concept. Snoop Dogg added,  “The ban that this motherf*cker tried to put up; him winning the presidency” [...]

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Meet Mijente’s New Community Defense Organizing Team

March 13th, 2017

Across the country communities are in motion to protect and defend. We think that the best rapid response is sustained and strong organizing that engages community members in campaigns, educational and culture change work and direct action. We know that folks are going to need a lot of support in making this happen. Because of [...]

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