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The Night Out for Safety and Liberation

Don’t miss out on your opportunity to join advocates from across the country to redefine what safety means in your community! MAG-Net member, the Ella Baker Center will be leading the charge. The Night Out for Safety and Liberation is a national event that asks us to redefine what public safety means with and for Read more

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Will Body Cams Reduce Mass Incarceration?

Brian Dolinar, of  Urbana-Champaign Independent Media Center (UCIMC). UCIMC is an member of MAG-Net.  In the Midwestern college town where I live, when a dash camera captured footage of a police officer choking a Black youth in the back seat of a squad car, it was not released until leaked to grassroots activists and posted Read more

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Black Police Accountability Activists Meet with FCC & CBC Leaders

By: Larry Fellows Last Friday, Larry Fellows joined a delegation of Black activists and organizers from the police accountability movement to meet with leaders of the Federal Communications Commission and Congressional Black Caucus about the preservation of net neutrality. Coordinated by the Media Action Grassroots Network and our partners, the delegation discussed the role of media Read more

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From Cultural Moment to Culture Movement

I recently traveled to St. Louis to represent the Media Action Grassroots Network during the Ferguson October Weekend of Resistance. It was amazing.

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Our Experiences: The Experts in the Room

If we are to develop responsive theories that reflect and meet the urgent call for intervention that at times is a dull ache and at others is siren-loud, we have to start with our bodies, our lives, our experiences. What does surveillance look like? How do we recognize it? The Racial Justice and Surveillance Network Read more