Grassroots campaigns have proven instrumental in bringing about political, social or environmental change; you've got to start somewhere-might as well start here.
Tokenism Post-BLM: Don't Let It Be The Easy Way Out
"We stand with you in solidarity" "We need to bind together during these tumultuous times" These words were somewhat cathartic for those who wanted to see the burgeoning pot of racial issues being acknowledged. But with most companies scrambling to hide their complicity post-BLM, we saw the same words fall prey to their safety net.
10 activists who fought using hunger strike
10. Bhagat Singh Born in 1931 in a British owned colonial district in India. Bhagat Singh grew up as an epitome of Resistance to the British Rule over India. He became actively engrossed in the Indian independence movement which led to several national protests and several stints in prison.
The Genesis of the Black/Palestine Solidarity, Likened Oppression and Advent of Historic Uprisings
Rodney Paul Harris is a volunteer at CODEPINK currently based in the Bronx, New York City. He is a deep advocate for the Palestine cause and enjoys reading articles from the Mondoweiss, Palestine Legal, and the Adalah Justice Project.
It Is Time To Speak Up For Palestine!
Jerusalem, the holy site for the three divine religions, is bleeding again. The Israel-Palestine conflict once again escalated due to the Israeli raid into the Masjid Al-Aqsa (The Furthest Mosque) with tear gas and rubber bullets on the holiest night, Laylat al-Qadr on 8 May, for Muslims. Places of worship are sacred in the holy books of all the three faiths and resorting to such brutal attacks is intolerable.
Why I Write For Social Change
A young Petiri wonders why people judge her because her skin is brown. A young Petiri ponders on the reason why people alienate her for her tress. A young Petiri thinks about why she started to hate her Blackness as a result of a eurocentric world. She realises that these stereotypes and stigmas have been constructed from the construct of race. She uses this to fuel her ambition to strive for societal change and writing is a medium through which she can achieve this.
Allegations Of Gender Inequality In Articles On The English Wiki
This is according to a report published in the US-based news outlet Telegraph. Wade is a British physicist. She has created more than 800 articles on Wikipedia over the past two years. Almost all of which are related to the biography of a person. Wade’s main complaint is that the administrators and editors of the English Wikipedia have unfairly identified many of the articles she writes about women as unfit for Wikipedia.
What Are You Passionate About?
I'm passionate about being a person who is capable of changing the world. My efforts - my business ideas, my ways of making money, I'm able to bring change that is sorely needed. I'm the most passionate about everything I touch. I bring it to my work. People read my articles because I'm interesting and I can't help be interesting. I have many ideas that just might make an impact. Take my nonprofit, which is a way to help abused people with chronic illness escape abusive families only because we do not have dedicated shelters for us.
12 Million Dollars For Her Life.
I will never forget Breonna Taylor or Kenneth Walker. I live in an apartment with my boyfriend and as a Black Woman, I am scared. I am scared every time I hear an unexpected loud knock. I am scared that even though we have never committed a crime we could be murdered in our home by the people that are paid to protect us.
Why Peace Is Required In Social Environments?
What is Peace? Peace is a philosophical concept of societal harmony and social peace in the presence of violence and conflict. In a moral sense, peace is used to describe an absence of war and conflict between people or groups.
The Schemings to shun our voices.
Nigeria my fatherland. A verse in her National Anthem says and I quote, "The labor of our heroes past shall never be in vain." This has since been a prayer point of every citizen of this great country Nigeria. The giant of Africa they call Nigeria. One of the greatest countries blessed with numerous mineral resources. Nigeria is a country blessed with numerous talented individuals and great people of great minds. Where did she get it wrong i ask myself? But the answers stand afar beckoning on me. I refuse to move closer because I already know what the answer is.
Life expectancy: How can we address uneven declines?
Not long ago, during pre-pandemic 2019, the reported life expectancy at birth for non-Hispanic Black, non-Hispanic White, and Hispanic populations was approximately 75, 79, and 82 years, respectively. The higher life expectancy of Hispanic people compared to others in the United States may come as a surprise to some.
Ignorance and Frustration
It is great to be in a time when children are being listened to, to have grown and accepted we are not alike. It is funny when to hear people say when we were raised with spankings, and we did not turn out bad, well yes, we did, we grew up resentful, unable to express ourselves and in turn we treat others even our own kids with that same callous roughness. We do not disavow what we questioned when we were growing up, because our parents told us that is how it is, or it is because we say so. That was not an answer and had we pointed this out, well, we all know what would have happened.