The Democratic National Convention provided activists from a wide range of causes with a huge, national platform. Here's a quick roundup of some of the notable actions that we couldn't cover in real time.
The Human Rights Defense Center submitted an 11-page comment yesterday for the EPA's EJ 2020 Action Agenda. The premise? Prisoners' rights.
From cracking glass ceilings to inventing Thursday, this hashtag explores why Black women are so damn magical.
The Christian theologian and the father of a killed Muslim-American solider uplifted their respective communities' concerns during well-received speeches last night in Philadelphia.
Florida Health Department: "A high likelihood exists that four cases are the result of local transmission."
Bill Schuette has been working tirelessly to hold accountable those in charge of the disaster in Flint, Michigan.
“So let’s put ourselves in the shoes of young Black and Latino men and women who face the effects of systemic racism and are made to feel like their lives are disposable.”
Check out images from a pop-up exhibit mounted during the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia.
The school desegregation icon joined faith leaders for a wide-ranging discussion about racism, oppression, theology and social movements in Philadelphia today.
A new survey shows a strong preference for the Democratic party’s nominee—and platform—heading into the general election.
Che joined his "Weekend Update" co-host Colin Jost for a special report from the Democratic National Convention this week.
The daughter of Berta Cáceres, the Honduran Indigenous environmental activst who was killed in March, tells Colorlines that she came to the ever-meddlesome United States to seek justice for her mom, her pueblo and her country.
Colorlines - Fri, 07/29/2016 - 05:31
The group lead an event honoring the underdog Democratic presidential candidate and the progressive ideas he promoted on the campaign trail.
New America Media - Fri, 07/29/2016 - 01:00
MIAMI---The research dates back more than a decade: Americans are aging in prison. But what has been done about reducing the elderly population in prison or what to do with the elderly once released is still being debated and... Carolyn Guniss http://publisher.namx.org/mt-cp.cgi?__mode=view&blog_id=19&id=103
New America Media - Thu, 07/28/2016 - 19:50
PHILADELPHIA--Outside the Wells Fargo Center here, Rong Xiaoqing, a reporter for the national Chinese-language Sing Tao Daily, took a photograph of a throng of Bernie Sanders' supporters, protesting and chanting, "A vote for Hillary is a vote for Trump!" Unintimidated... Anthony Advincula http://publisher.namx.org/mt-cp.cgi?__mode=view&blog_id=19&id=103
Colorlines - Thu, 07/28/2016 - 19:07
The Truth to Power panel—held during the DNC in Philadelphia—discussed the dismissal of charges in Freddie Gray's death and the structural conditions that lead to police militarization.
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