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November 20, 1969: Indians Claim Alcatraz

On November 20, 1969, All Tribes of the Native Nations occupied the island of Alcatraz in the San Francisco Bay. The taking of the former state penitentiary (the one that once held down gangster Al Capone and the notorious “Birdman,” famous for escaping it) was a major awareness-raising event, illuminating the treatment and near-extinction of Native people in the US. 443 more words

Arts And Culture

Ping pong: CJEU air pollution ruling - back to the Supreme Court

R (ClientEarth) v Secretary of State for Environment, Food &  Rural Affairs , CJEU, 19 November 2014 – read C404-13 

In May 2013, the UK Supreme Court ( 1,095 more words

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Support for divestment grows among faculty!

Faculty support for fossil fuel divestment has been growing rapidly this Fall, with over 100 faculty endorsements to date. This campaign is more than just students. 29 more words


Ferguson Speaks: A Communique From Ferguson on Vimeo | #handsup | #OYRchallenge

Ferguson Speaks: A Communique From Ferguson from FitzGibbon Media on Vimeo.#FergusonSpeaks

As law enforcement officials and national media gear up for a St Louis County Grand Jury’s announcement as to whether it will levy charges against Ferguson Police Officer… 147 more words

African American

Ferguson officer accused of raping pregnant woman: ‘You’re the type of girl that can get me in trouble’

“Law enforcement Officers of the City of Ferguson have been involved in many other acts of violence including the shooting of Michael Brown on Aug. 9, 2014,” the suit states. 68 more words

African American

In Memory of Teresa DeAnda

I first met Teresa DeAnda in 2007 when I sat in on one of the monthly meetings of the Center on Race, Poverty and the Environment’s… 2,562 more words

Environmental Justice

11/13/14 Award-winning author Nayomi Munaweera plus reports from Kashmir

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Tonight we will be in conversation with award-winning author, Nayomi Munaweera, about her recently released novel, Island of A Thousand Mirrors that provides an unflinching account of Sri Lanka’s civil war. 126 more words

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