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Dream Defenders Release National Demands for Their #Handsup Don't Shoot Movement

Dream Defenders Release National Demands for Their #Handsup Don’t Shoot Movement

by Akiba Solomon on August 22 2014, 11:45AM

The youth group demands an end to “the epidemic” of police brutality.

Topics: /NOW

Live Chat: High Stakes Activism

Live Chat: High Stakes Activism

by Akiba Solomon on September 10 2013, 10:39AM

Four activists who’ve risked their livelihoods, arrest or personal safety to achieve justice talk about what fuels them.

Topics: Economy, Immigration, Politics

The Return of Direct Action

The Return of Direct Action

by Dani McClain on August 21 2013, 7:00AM

From the Dream Defenders to the Dream 9, the spirit of the March on Washington lives on in youth-led direct action and strategic protest.

Topics: March on Washington, Politics

Dream Defenders Leave Capitol, Heading for Governor's Home

Dream Defenders Leave Capitol, Heading for Governor’s Home

by Brentin Mock on August 15 2013, 4:30PM

The Dream Defenders are now taking their struggle from the capitol building to their communities.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW, Schools & Youth

The Dream Defenders Introduce 'Trayvon's Law'; Talib Kweli Weighs In

The Dream Defenders Introduce ‘Trayvon’s Law’; Talib Kweli Weighs In

by Brentin Mock on August 8 2013, 4:34PM

Youth leaders want state to reform Stand Your Ground and School-to-Prison Pipeline issues.

Topics: /NOW, Schools & Youth

Reasons to Hope on the Voting Rights Act's 48th Anniversary

Reasons to Hope on the Voting Rights Act’s 48th Anniversary

by Brentin Mock on August 6 2013, 12:25PM

Today marks the 48th anniversary of the signing of the Voting Rights Act into law by President Lyndon B. Johnson, after months of civil rights organizing, sit-ins, bloodshed and deaths compelled the federal government to intervene in the struggle against…

Topics: /NOW, Politics, Voting Rights Act

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