The Difference Between Activism and Advocacy

It's a painful confession: I am no longer an activist. I am an advocate. I loved being an activist. I loved losing my voice at rallies and partic ...

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Chicago Cubs play game against Los Angeles Dodgers under protest after lights outage

The Chicago Cubs are playing Monday's game against the Los Angeles Dodgers under protest after several lights went out at Wrigley Field, though the ...

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New Walmart Ads: An Exercise in Lip Service

Have you seen the new Walmart commercials? They're fabulous. They're heartwarming. They bring back any faith in humanity you may have lost. Ac ...

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Baltimore Ravens cancel NFL draft party due to Baltimore curfew

The Baltimore Ravens announced Tuesday that they have canceled their draft party event, scheduled for Thursday night at M&T Bank Stadium, "out of ...

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Thousands of protesters reach Oriole Park at Camden Yards in protest of Freddie Gray's death

Thousands of protesters took to the streets around Camden Yards Saturday to demand answers in the case of Freddie Gray, the largest rally since the 25 ...

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My Conversation on the Fight for $15 with Saru Jayaraman

Tonight, a week after some 60,000 workers in over 200 cities walked off the job on April 15th in what is being called the largest low-wage protest in ...

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PETA Under Fire for ‘Misinformed’ Protest at ‘The Longest Ride’ Premiere (Photos)

PETA is accused of barking up the wrong tree for staging a protest outside the Hollywood premiere of bull rider-themed “The Longest Ride.” Hours ...

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Guilt, Privilege and the Unraveling of Race

As many witnessed the infamous SAE chant video, these occurrences become commonplace, where racist remarks emerge and go viral, quickly flooding news feeds ...

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Demonstrators Tried To Levitate Vice Media's Headquarters Into The East River (Seriously)

We can't make this stuff up. On Tuesday, members from the music collective Talibam! attempted to levitate Vice Media's Brooklyn headquarters ...

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Youth Protest Hong Kong Style: A Q&A on 'Lessons in Dissent' with Filmmaker Matthew Torne

Matthew Torne, a British filmmaker, is coming to Southern California soon to show and discuss his documentary Lessons in Dissent, which analyzes the 2012 ...

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Fear and Branding in Santa Bruta

The Santa Barbara News-Press published a photograph on Jan. 3 of some Latino people at the DMV with the accompanying headline, "Illegals Line Up For ...

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#BlackLivesMatter: New York City Justice League Announces 2015 #March2Justice From NYC To DC

NYC Justice League Announces #March2Justice From NYC To DC Disgustingly “justified” police murders of and brutality against Afrian-Americans ...

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The Media vs. the Movement: 3 Ways the 'New York Times' Completely Misunderstands #BlackLivesMatter and Movements in General

Recently the New York Times published the latest in its series of sub-par articles on the current racial justice movement. Like its predecessors, this ...

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Bill Cosby Takes Stage Amid Protests Over Sexual Assault Claims

About 100 protesters chanted “r*pe is not a joke!” and “No means no!” outside a Denver theater right before Bill Cosby took the ...

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Top 10 PR Blunders of 2014

This has been a raucous year in the public arena, expressed perfectly by a parade of PR blunders that is as impressive in scope as it is in sheer absu ...

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Making Sense in the Noise

I am not teaching this year (new baby, my first unit-plan-less September in recent memory), but nothing has made me wish I was teaching as much as the ...

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Heartless NYPD Supporters Wear “I CAN Breathe” Shirts Mocking Eric Garner Protesters

NYPD Supporters Wear I Can Breathe T-Shirts To Mock Eric Garner Protesters Supporters for the NYPD took to the streets of NYC last Friday and took their ...

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Twitter Campaign Takes Aim at Charles Johnson's Publisher

Charles Johnson may be one of the most disliked men on the internet, but he still has a major book deal -- for now. In July, Johnson announced proudly ...

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#ICantBreathe: Eric Garner’s Daughter Lies In The Spot Where Her Father Was Choked To Death by NYPD Officer As Protest [Photo]

Eric Garner’s Daughter Lies In The Spot Where He Died As Protest Eric Garner’s daughter Erica is leading the fight for justice in the NYPD ...

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#NOJusticeNOPeace: J.Cole Uses David Letterman Performance To Promote Justice For Police Brutality As “Die-Ins” Continue Across The World [Video+Photos]

J.Cole Performs “Be Free” Dedication To Mike Brown On David Letterman Show As some continue to remain skeptical about whether or not this ...

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