Role Of Land-Grant Universities In Assessing And Ending Structural Racism In US Food System

By Staff, -

Nine members of INFAS—the Inter-Institutional Network for Food, Agriculture, and Sustainability—were among the 66 people across eight working groups invited to help co-author a report about how [...]

The US Is At War With Itself

By Lawrence Davidson, -

The United States is at war with itself. It is actually a function of the nation’s heritage—the past contesting specific aspects of a modern present. This results in traditions in flux. Some [...]

To Create True Sanctuary Cities, We Must End Racist Policing

By Reyna Wences and Ruth Gomberg-Muñoz, -

Cities across the US have enacted sanctuary measures to resist the Trump administration’s escalation of anti-immigrant policing, but most municipal sanctuary measures have a central weakness: [...]

Civil Rights Unionism

By Robert Korstad, -

By any measure, black tobacco workers in 1940s Winston-Salem, North Carolina were down at the bottom of the social hierarchy. They endured severe voting restrictions and segregated accommodations [...]

Black Drivers 85% More Likely To Be Stopped By Police In Missouri Than White Drivers

By Lowenna Waters, -

Data released by the Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley on Friday showed that the disparity is at its worst since records began 18 years ago. Despite being less likely to be searched than [...]

Corporate Media Protects Racists, Regulating Regulators & Post-Slavery Freedom Fight

By Eleanor Goldfield, -

This week on Act Out! When a regulatory institution doesn't regulate – but rather rubber stamps dirty energy projects for fossil fuel companies destroying our land, air and water - what tactics [...]

Using Art To Fight Racism In Education

By Anthony Cody, Living in Dialogue. -

Seattle, WA - Last July, I joined several hundred people for a Restorative Justice Circle in downtown Seattle, sponsored by the Badass Teachers Association. The event was a somber one, featuring [...]

After Centuries Of Housing Racism, A Southern City Gets Innovative

By Adam Lynch, -

Denise Fitzgerald’s property abuts the string of quiet, empty lots that line Ewing Street in Jackson, Mississippi. Recently she was leaf-blowing detritus shed by the enormous sycamore tree [...]

Civilian Police Review Boards: Toothless Testaments To Institutional Racism

By Jon Jeter, -

INDIANAPOLIS — The rector at Christ Church Cathedral here, Steve Carlsen, was crestfallen when a special prosecutor in November declined to indict either of the two police officers who fatally [...]

Ethnic Studies In Seattle: A Look Inside The Classrooms Of Antiracist Educators

By Jesse Hagopian, -

The Seattle Public Schools recently wrote the below article about the powerful pedagogy of local educators who are piloting a new Ethnic Studies program.  The Ethnic Studies initiative in the [...]

Rural Whites Shielded From Medicaid Work Requirement Rules

By Ilana Novick, -

In April, President Trump signed an executive order allowing some Medicaid recipients to be exempted from requirements that they find  jobs or lose their health insurance. Now, the states taking [...]

Massive Cookout Thrown In Park Where Cops Were Called On Black Family BBQ

By Nina Golgowski, -

The celebration followed an April 29 incident in which a woman ordered a black family grilling along the waterfront to pack up and leave because their charcoal grill was in a grilling area where [...]

White People Need To Stop Calling The Police On Black People For No Reason

By P.R. Lockhart, VOX -

People of color have long been subject to racial profiling in public, or private, spaces. If anything has changed, it’s that social media and the ubiquity of cellphone cameras have made it easier [...]

Georgia Police Used Fake News From Militia To Plan For Nazi Rally, Emails Show

By Staff, -

Newnan, GA – Emails obtained by Unicorn Riot through a public records request to the Coweta County Sheriff suggest that law enforcement relied on false ‘alt-right’ posts in their planning for an [...]