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Support Team Media Justice on #GivingTuesday

#GivingTuesday, the global day of giving, is just 1 DAY AWAY. As the barriers for communication in our communities continue to rise, we need your support to fuel the fight for media justice.  Help us start strong tomorrow by giving today. When you donate to our team, here’s what’s possible: Together we will hold Facebook Read more

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From Remembrance to Resilience

Today, November 20, marks the 19th Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDOR). This day is honored internationally to recognize the lives taken by transphobic violence. What started as an online action to find and honor transgender Read more

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Harnessing the Power of Our Narratives

Earlier this month, we joined activists, organizers, educators and community leaders at the Facing Race conference in Detroit, which provided an opportunity to deeply consider how our individual work comes together to advance racial justice for all. With hundreds of sessions dedicated to reimagining what justice looks like from a variety of angles and intersections, Read more

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Demand #NoDigitalPrisons in Illinois

For most people released from prison in Illinois, incarceration doesn’t end when they exit the gates. There are currently nearly 3000 people on “mandatory supervised release” in the state shackled to an electronic monitor.*  These devices subject people to house arrest, creating enormous obstacles to finding a job, seeking medical care, responding to emergencies and Read more

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We’re headed to Facing Race in Detroit!

Starting Thursday, Team #MediaJustice—including several members of our Media Action Grassroots Network—are joining activists, organizers, educators and community leaders in Detroit at Facing Race, the largest racial justice conference in the nation. Throughout the rest of the week, our members and allies will be leading workshops and participating in panel discussions. Check out the graphic Read more

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Honoring Alana’s Legacy, Sustaining Malkia’s Vision

Alana Devich Cyril died on Saturday, October 27 after a relentless two year battle with advanced gastro-esophageal cancer. Joy was her weapon, humor her armor. Alana was a theatre buff and creative maven who loved words and understood the power of communication. She was part of the media justice movement not only as the beloved wife Read more

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Vote for Team #MediaJustice!

Help us win big! Each month CREDO gives away over $150,000 to three non-profits of their choosing, and this month the Center for Media Justice is on the list. The more votes we get, the more CREDO will donate to our organization and network! Vote Now. This is a fun, easy way to show your Read more

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Edward Snowden Honors Malkia Cyril As a Visionary Leader

“My friend Malkia Cyril is a radical in the truest sense of the word.”  That’s Edward Snowden, in WIRED, praising our founder and executive director as one of the 25 visionaries who will shape the next 25 years in this country. In his essay, the NSA whistle-blower also celebrates the Center for Media Justice and Read more

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Coalition Sends Letter to California Gov.—Urging Him to Sign Net Neutrality Bill

After months of grassroots organizing and lobbying from activists, organizers, policy advocates, and Internet users themselves, the California State Senate last week finally passed SB 822, the most comprehensive net neutrality bill in the country. The bill seeks to stop the blocking and throttling of lawful traffic online, and prevent Internet service providers from implementing paid Read more

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Our joy is more powerful than their hate, our rage and resistance is righteous

Earlier this month, Neo-Nazis and white supremacists tried to claim space in Chocolate City, promoting the incredibly over-hyped Unite the Right 2, a sequel to last year’s rally in Charlottesville that ended in the murder of Heather Heyer, and the brutalization of several other counter protesters. While the concept of the white supremacist rally may Read more