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It’s Time We Channel a Bit of Joan Baez’s Activism

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In 1968, Brooklyn-born Mexican-American girl named Joan Baez, was arrested and jailed for barricading the door at a military induction center. She explained she...

Raising A New Generation of Anti-Racists: A Conversation with Poet and...

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Socially aware parents know that it is incredibly important to talk to your kids about race. Parents need to not only address racism but...

Remembering María Lugones, Latina Feminist Philosopher and Social Activist Who Promoted...

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If anyone knew what it meant to be a Latina of color living in the United States, it was María Lugones, an Argentinean feminist...
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Artwork As Resistance: A Conversation With Ahmed Jahaf, Whose Work Pushes...

Yemen, one of the Arab world's poorest countries, has been devastated by civil war. The roots of the conflict are in the failure of...

Remembering Frances Goldin, Lower East Side Activist Who Gave a New...

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To be able to change the world once in 95 years is commendable. To do so at every possible opportunity is simply unforgettable. That was...

50 Years of Earth Day: Artist-Activist Favianna Rodriguez Explains Why Climate...

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Culture has always been a part of social change. It’s what engages audiences, activates communities, and even shapes policies in ways that raw data...

Meet Xandra Ibarra: The Latinx Artist Fighting Back Censorship

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What is the use of art if it is censored? What are the limits of political correctness in exhibition halls? Can a work be...

Yalitza Aparicio Uses her New Platform to Engage in Activism

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It was only a year ago that young Yalitza Aparicio moved the world with her role as Cleo in Alfonso Cuarón's drama Roma, which...

Murder of Activist Isabel Cabanillas Was the Last Straw and Triggered...

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"Your struggle goes on, Isabel," has been the cry that has traveled to every corner of Mexico City, after the young activist and plastic...

Terrence Malick’s Film A Hidden Life Will Have You Questioning Your...

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Premiering this Friday, American filmmaker Terrence Malick’s meditative film A Hidden Life ought to be on everyone’s “to watch” list this winter.  Set during the...

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