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When I was a child growing up in Bed-Stuy Brooklyn, at the beginning of what would be a long history of troubled sleep, my mom would sing this song to me as the gun shots and other sounds ricocheted in the background: lay down body/lay down little while/trouble soon be over/lay down little while/just keep on rolling/lay down little while/trouble soon be over/lay down little while. What my mother knew then, what I would only learn later, is that song can not only put a child troubled by violence to sleep, it can raise that child to dream, and raise a nation of dissidents to voice, to action, to power.
When I was in second grade I walked my first picket line. The teachers in our district went on strike over Halloween, and while other kids went trick-or-treating my Mom dragged my sister and I up and down the picket line handing out hot cider to our teachers, while reminding us to “never cross a picket line.” It stuck.
Too often – even with good intentions – activists focus solely on the problem and external conditions facing our communities, leaving many with a sense that nothing can be done.
CMJ Network Manager Betty Yu provides a comprehensive report on NATO, the work of anti-war protestors and activists on the ground level in Chicago, the role local MAG-Net organizations played in preparing and supporting progressive journalists, and tells us why she’s proud and honored to have made her own contribution.
Today, protestors, advocates, and unhappy customers are gathering together in Charlotte, North Carolina, at the Bank vs. America shareholders meeting, to tell CEO Brian Moynihan that BofA must pay up or break up. . .do you have your ringside seats?
Today, hundreds of thousands of people across the globe are coming together to challenge the status quo. While social movements haven’t received this much airtime in a while, mainstream media continues to portray progressive movements like the Arab Spring, the Wisconsin labor movement, and Occupy, using the same rightwing frames that seek to discredit the possibilities of real change.
Today, we’re catching up with MAG-Net Anchor Community Media Workshop’s Senior Trainer Diana Pando. Read on to find out more about the work of the organization, what drives her and to get a good news tip.
One of the first things I learned as a young writer was “show, don’t tell.” Images, actions, and dialogue—core components of a narrative—are some of the most powerful ways to ignite a reader’s response.
Billboards and posters like the one above began popping up in black communities Background In 2011, religious conservatives funded an antiabortion campaign that included billboards that cropped up across the country, targeting black women and communities with anti-choice messages like: “The most dangerous place for an African American child is in the womb,” and [...]
Imagine a world where the death of children is the sport, vicious economic inequity and competition is the game, and culture is created and manipulated through the daily mechanization of a highly controlled political and media system.
New America Foundation Panel: The Open Internet Goes to Court (featuring National Organizer Steven Renderos as one of the panelists)