Understanding The Politics Of Urban Apartheid In The United States

By Margaret Flowers, Clearing the FOG. -

Baltimore Maryland is a majority-black but hyper-segregated city. Following the uprising in Baltimore in 2015 in response to the police murder of Freddie Gray, Dr. Lawrence Brown, a public health [...]

Activists, Health Care Workers Are Fighting To Keep Mercy Hospital Open

By Maxwell Evans, Block Club Chicago. -

Chicago - A coalition of activists are demanding elected officials maintain pressure on Mercy’s ownership to keep the hospital open or sell to someone who will. The activists held a vigil [...]

Atlanta Jail Task Force Recommends Razing Building, Creating Equity Center

By Raisa Habersham, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. -

Nearly a year after its creation, the Atlanta City Jail task force has recommended closing the jail, demolishing the building and replacing it with a Center for Equity that would support [...]

The Boston Ujima Project Is Working To Create Economic Equity For Artists

By Nicole Rupersburg, Springboardexchange.org -

The Boston Ujima Project is a community-led organization with a mission of growing a people’s economy in Greater Boston, one that is controlled by the community with neighbors, workers, business [...]

LA Brings Social Equity To Marijuana Sellers

By Thandisizwe Chimurenga, mintpressnews.com -

LOS ANGELES – Beginning in January in Los Angeles, individuals who are low-income and/or have had a conviction for a marijuana-related offense will enjoy priority status when it comes to applying [...]

#WeChoose Equity In Education Campaign

By Staff, www.popularresistance.org -

By Popular Resistance. Launched just after Education Secretary Betsy DeVoss was appointed in February, 2017, the #WeChoose campaign is fighting for equity in education. They write: "We are not [...]

The People’s Congress Of Resistance

By People's Congress of Resistance, www.popularresistance.org -

By the Convenors of the People's Congress of Resistance. We are excited to release the Manifesto of the People's Congress of Resistance! Titled "Society for the Many: A vision for revolution," [...]

How To Make City Budgets Racially Just

By Paulina Phelps, www.yesmagazine.org -

By Paulina Phelps for Yes Magazine. The amount of money spent on hiring sworn law enforcement officers to patrol public schools shot up nearly 40 percent between 1997 and 2009, despite the fact [...]

DCTP Launches The Equitable Internet Initiative

By Staff, www.alliedmedia.org -

By Staff of Detroit Community Technology Project - The Equitable Internet Initiative will accelerate outreach, training and wireless broadband Internet sharing on the neighborhood level in [...]

Zapatista Solution To Food Sovereignty, Decolonization & Equity

By Levi Gahman, www.thesolutionsjournal.com -

By Levi Gahman for The Solutions Journal - One of the biggest threats to food security the world currently faces is neoliberalism. It’s logic, which has become status quo over the past 70 years [...]

Fairfax Board Pledges To Weigh ‘Equity’ When Making Decisions

By Antonio Olivo, www.washingtonpost.com -

By Antonio Olivo for The Washington Post - Virginia’s largest jurisdiction resolved Tuesday to approach decisions surrounding police, schools and even land-use through a prism of racial and [...]