People Power

Nadia Prupis, staff writer
The recipients of the 2016 Right Livelihood Awards —more commonly known as "alternative Nobel Prizes"—include a Turkish newspaper, an Egyptian feminist, a Russian activist, and the renowned Syria Civil Defense team, the Right Livelihood Award Foundation announced on Thursday. This year marks the first time the organization's award has gone to a...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
More than 1,000 activists and organizers are gathering this week in Maryland to...
Nika Knight, staff writer
Outraged Miami Beach residents shut down a city commission meeting on Wednesday...

Further

Leading Black and Palestinian cultural workers, scholars, and organizers have extended a powerful message of solidarity across bounds of occupation, incarceration, and deadly persecution with their release Tuesday of a video entitled, "When I see them, I see us." Co-written by Black activist and Stanford graduate Kristian Davis-Bailey and Palestinian poet and author Remi Kanazi, the short video features figures from Lauryn Hill to Cornel West to Ahmed Abuznaid. The aim, in the words of...