Vox Populi

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Aniqa Raihan: Nearly 50 Senators Want to Make It a Felony to Boycott Israel

In 1966, the NAACP of Claiborne County, Mississippi launched a boycott of several white-owned local businesses on the basis of racial discrimination. It was so impactful that the local hardware … Continue reading

August 5, 2017 · 1 Comment

The Movement for Black Lives: Resistence and Rebellion

In response to the sustained and increasingly visible violence against Black communities in the U.S. and globally, a collective of more than 50 organizations representing thousands of Black people from … Continue reading

September 1, 2016 · Leave a comment

Mel Packer: Divestment from Fossil Fuels

Feb. 13 and 14 were “Global Divestment Days” devoted to the international movement calling for governments, universities and financial and religious institutions to divest from fossil fuels.┬áIn Pittsburgh, college students … Continue reading

February 25, 2015 · Leave a comment

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