social justice


Afro-Dominican Baker Paola Velez Has Raised Millions With Bakers Against Racism Initiative

Shayne Rodriguez Thompson
It’s universally known that food is one way to unite people and one first-generation Afro-Latina pastry chef decided that she’d use baked goods in the fight for racial justice. With only a dream and zero dollars, Paola Velez launched the...
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5 Podcast Episodes on Social Justice You Need to Listen to Now

Virginia Isaad
Brenda Gonzalez is co-CEO of Tamarindo podcast along with co-host Ana Sheila Victorino. She’s originally from Puebla, Mexico and her experience as an undocumented student shaped her politics. She lives in Los Angeles and previously taught American Government at Cal...
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The Mirabal Sisters Honored With Street Corner Named After Them in NYC

The Mirabal sisters — commonly known as Las Mariposas (the butterflies) — are being honored in Washington Heights. The City Council of the City New York organized to have a street named after the brave Dominican activists and specifically in...
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5 Conversations To Have with Your Kids After “The Hate U Give”

Based on Angie Thomas’ award-winning book about an African American teen who witnesses the fatal police shooting of a close friend, The Hate U Give deals frankly and powerfully with race and activism. It touches on everything from how class and privilege affect the way...
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Hundreds Protest on Father’s Day Against Immigrant Families Being Separated at The Border

Johanna Ferreira
A new tragic border patrol story circulates every day, ever since the Trump administration launched their cruel zero-tolerance policy for crossing the border illegally. Many have weighed in including politicians—even Melania Trump—and most agree that separating thousands of families at...
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This Woman Had The Perfect Response When Border Patrol Officers Boarded Her Greyhound Bus

Yvette Montoya
Updated Friday, June 15 2018 We hear the word ally thrown around a lot but what does it really mean to be an ally in a time when people are actually turning in their neighbors, delivery people, and parents dropping...