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
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
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
Late last week, WHAT’S UP?! members found out the first Pennsylvania campaign office for GOP Presidential candidate Donald Trump was scheduled to open in Monroeville, PA, a predominantly white suburb east of the City of Pittsburgh. Saturday April 9th was the campaign’s kickoff for volunteers to show up and spread the word about the Presidential… Continue reading WHAT’S UP?! and Friends Take Action Against Trump!
When I saw the front page of the March 16-23 issue of the Pittsburgh City Paper filled with nearly all white, youthful faces turning downtown Pittsburgh into an all-day unlicensed bar, I thought of another “reveler” and his father quietly drinking alone in an outdoor kiosk in Wilkinsburg on a night in early February. Ironically, […]… Continue reading “Everything they’re saying is lies” — That’s Pittsburgh… with an ‘H’
One of WHAT’S UP?!s key activities is an annual study group for White-identified people to unlearn racism. The 2015/16 Study Group will end this month, but you can read and view all the materials and learn more about the theory behind this process. Interested in hearing about future study groups? Sign up here.