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We Must Include Black Voices to Effect Real Change on Gun Control

Reducing the threat of lethal force has been at the center of many black advocacy groups' calls for gun reform.
Matthew Kincaid
4.18.18
Vote Now

Black Lives Matter Co-Founder, Alicia Garza, Tells Us How to Activate the Black Vote

The racial justice activist explains why it's not enough for politicians to just engage with black culture to secure the support of black voters for the 2018 midterm elections and beyond.
Alicia Garza
2.26.18
Voices

'The Force' Wants to Challenge Your Opinions on Oakland's Police Accountability

Filmmaker Peter Nicks' new documentary just wants the truth.
Sean Hutchinson
12.13.17
Voices

This Social Movement Fights to Create Political Change in Black Communities

Rather than promote a single party or candidate, the Electoral Justice Project seeks to continue the legacy of past social movements that fought for the rights of African-Americans.
Kayla Reed
11.6.17
Voices

New Film 'For Ahkeem' Puts a Human Face to Difficult Social Justice Issues

Filmmakers Jeremy Levine and Landon Van Soest talk about their new documentary and how some youths labeled as bad kids are a product of larger failures in society, not their own.
Sean Hutchinson
10.20.17
Voices

DeRay McKesson Tells Young Activists What It Takes to Run for Office

The activist and educator tells us whether young people with zero political experience could change American politics.
Kastalia Medrano
10.10.17
Voices

Blair Imani Talks About Grassroots Activism as a Queer American Muslim Woman

'Gaycation' co-host Ian Daniel chats with her about her grassroots efforts to create change and how we can all be inspired to take action right now.
Ian Daniel
9.20.17
The Rundown

Nation Looks in the Mirror After White Nationalist Rally in Charlottesville

Your daily guide to what’s working, what’s not and what you can do about it.
Impact Staff
8.14.17
The Rundown

BLM Activist-Turned-Politician Wants to Make Election Day into a Holiday

Your daily guide to what's working, what's not and what you can do about it.
Impact Staff
8.4.17
The Rundown

Meat Factory Dead Zones Are Wiping out Sea Life in the Gulf of Mexico

Your daily guide to what’s working, what’s not and what you can do about it.
Impact Staff
8.2.17
The Rundown

Organizers of the Women's March on Washington Have Targeted the NRA

Your daily guide to what's working, what's not and what you can do about it.
Impact Staff
7.14.17
Rise Up

Police Treat People With a Mental Illness Better if They're White

When it comes to mental health and police violence, the color of your skin makes a huge difference.
Kastalia Medrano
7.12.17
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