Alton Sterling and When Black Lives Stop Mattering

Roxane Gay JULY 6, 2016 – Published on New York Times OVER the past several years, we have borne witness to grainy videos of what “protect and serve” looks like for black lives — Tamir Rice, Walter Scott, Eric Garner, Kajieme Powell, to name a few. I don’t think any of us could have imagined… Continue reading Alton Sterling and When Black Lives Stop Mattering

7 Resources: Role of Poor and Working Class White People & the Election

Rahula Janowski from the Catalyst Project’s  writes in recent email: This electoral season continues to illuminate the power of race, racism, and xenophobia to divide people and to empower the ruling class. Trump won the Republican party nomination using openly racist, classist and sexist campaign rhetoric.  Meanwhile, the Sanders campaign has highlighted the country’s profound… Continue reading 7 Resources: Role of Poor and Working Class White People & the Election

Stop Trump Pittsburgh! UPDATE

Yesterday over a thousand people rallied against Trump’s racist and sexist rhetoric in downtown Pittsburgh! First off, thank you for joining us in the pledge to dump trump. CBS called the action one of the largest anti-trump protests so far! Here’s a video of the action created by Chris Mason!  Stop Trump Actions Pittsburgh April… Continue reading Stop Trump Pittsburgh! UPDATE

Press Release: Day of Action 4/13/16

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Ben Fiorillo – 412-482-0041, Brandi Fisher – 412-628-5849 Pittsburgh unites to say that Trump’s message racism and hate is not welcome here WHAT’S UP?! Pittsburgh, Three Rivers Rising Tide, The Fourth Wave, Fossil Free Pitt, and hundreds of Pittsburghers will join together Wednesday for a number of actions aimed at building… Continue reading Press Release: Day of Action 4/13/16