Posts filed under Civil Rights

Gang Databases: Stop And Frisk 2.0 (full)

With crime at an all-time low, NYPD Chief of Detectives, Dermont Shea, is spear-heading a new media frenzy to encourage the city to continue spending millions in policing: Gangs are Coming Back.  But are they? 

OPINION | RACIST WOMAN BANNED FROM WAL-MART WILL SOON DIE OF STARVATION

Now banished, this vile social parasite must slither along alone, into the wilderness, with no means of sustenance, eating handfuls of grass and twigs, then vomiting them up and blaming that too on the Mexicans.

Living with H.I.V

Living with HIV is no longer a dark secret kept amongst the family. As a society, we have become more aware of the fact that HIV is running rampant within the urban community, and it is no longer a death sentence. The need for preventative and supportive measures are a necessity, and we are the generation of change.

This Guy is Writing 100 Colleges For Antifascist Representation

I was arguing with some folks the other day. I was like, "No platform for Nazis!" And they were like, "Everybody deserves to be heard!" And this one lady told me that she learned a lot from all sorts of speakers at her school. I told her, "Why not have me speak? I'm just as qualified as Nazis. I'm more entertaining. And I'm not a racist."

Mosul: Who Pulled the Trigger?


A deadly air strike killed least 200 civilians in one of the last remaining ISIS-controlled cities in Iraq, Mosul. So who exactly is responsible for the attack? And how does it note a change in strategy for US Armed Forces in Iraq?

Empathy Lens: Trump's National Budget

Many people of color, women, LGBT folks, differently-abled people, and others don't the privilege to just ignore harmful beliefs, as their often times the target of those ideas being practiced in policy, or personal behavior. Here's how to engage with ideas outside of your own, even if they're fundamentally harmful to your livelihood. Presenting: Empathy Lens.

It's an Inside Job: GOP Infighting Defeats Trumpcare

To the relief of at least 24 million people who would be kicked off of their healthcare, the GOP "Trumpcare" Bill failed. Here's why..

NYC's #SwipeItForward Campaign is BACK!

On 03.20.17, a collective of everyday New Yorkers went to Yankee Stadium with over $2,000 in Metrocard passes. Their objective? Free Swipes to those in need.

Let's Talk About Intersectional Politics | RPC

In this episode, Sita Sarkar joins Paul Notice as they talk about Intersectionality at the Women's March, Mayor DeBlasio's surprisingly hostile policies toward immigrants, the Civil Rights Era's connection to the Immigrant Story, and much more.  

100 Days of Resistance - Day 5 "Take Their Oil"

This kind of rhetoric, along with the recent executive orders banning all Syrian refugees and barring entry to anyone from seven Muslim majority nations from entering our country even as a tourist, play directly into ISIS’ hands.

Hijab Solidarity in an Uber Ride

On the way to another shoot, I met one of the founders of Lilith Magazine, a publication that empowers Jewish Feminists. She was wearing a hijab in solidarity in light of Trump's "Muslim Ban." And this got me thinking..

Our First Podcast Episode!

In this episode, We talk about Sean Spicer's attempt to take reporters' cell phones during a conference, the craziness behind Trump's new budget plan, the invisible nature of domestic terrorism and other crazy stuff.

Let's Talk About Walls...

I haven’t seen the movie. I’m not going to. But I have seen both trailers twice, and I read most of the Wikipedia synopsis, which is all I need to denounce this congregation of moving images as a blight on humanity. If you haven’t seen the trailers, nor read most of the Wikipedia synopsis, worry not. I’ll save you the trouble.

Kim Kardashian + Ethnography + Stereotypes | The Heights

Kim Kardashian + Ethnography + Stereotypes | The Heights

A new talk show that follows the cast of "In the Heights," in living rooms, subway cars, and everywhere dope convos happen.