Mañanaland

28 May 2020 | By Pam Muñoz Ryan | Filed in: activism.

Maximiliano C rdoba loves stories, especially the legend Buelo tells him about a mythical gatekeeper who can guide brave travelers on a journey into tomorrow.If Max could see tomorrow, he would know if he d make Santa Maria s celebrated f tbol team and whether he d ever meet his mother, who disappea

White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism

28 May 2020 | By Robin DiAngelo | Filed in: activism.

The New York Times best selling book exploring the counterproductive reactions white people have when their assumptions about race are challenged, and how these reactions maintain racial inequality n nReferring to the defensive moves that white people make when challenged racially, white fragility is

No One Is Too Small to Make a Difference

28 May 2020 | By Greta Thunberg | Filed in: activism.

n The groundbreaking speeches of Greta Thunberg, the young climate activist who has become the voice of a generation, including her historic address to the United Nations nIn August 2018 a fifteen year old Swedish girl, Greta Thunberg, decided not to go to school one day in order to protest the cli

We Are the Weather: Saving the Planet Begins at Breakfast

28 May 2020 | By Jonathan Safran Foer | Filed in: activism.

Some people reject the fact, overwhelmingly supported by scientists, that our planet is warming because of human activity But do those of us who accept the reality of human caused climate change truly believe it If we did, surely we would be roused to act on what we know Will future generations d

Internment

28 May 2020 | By Samira Ahmed | Filed in: activism.

Rebellions are built on hope n nSet in a horrifying near future United States, seventeen year old Layla Amin and her parents are forced into an internment camp for Muslim American citizens n nWith the help of newly made friends also trapped within the internment camp, her boyfriend on the outside, and

Resistance: A Songwriter's Story of Hope, Change, and Courage

28 May 2020 | By Tori Amos | Filed in: activism.

Since the release of her first, career defining solo album Little Earthquakes, Tori Amos has been one of the music industry s most enduring and ingenious artists From her unnerving depiction of sexual assault in Me and a Gun to her post 9 11 album Scarlet s Walk to her latest album Native Invader

The Boy At the Back of the Class

28 May 2020 | By Onjali Q. Raúf | Filed in: activism.

There used to be an empty chair at the back of my class, but now a new boy called Ahmet is sitting in it n nHe s eight years old just like me , but he s very strange He never talks and never smiles and doesn t like sweets not even lemon sherbets, which are my favourite n nBut the truth is, Ahmet r

Hood Feminism: Notes from the Women That a Movement Forgot

28 May 2020 | By Mikki Kendall | Filed in: activism.

A potent and electrifying critique of today s feminist movement announcing a fresh new voice in black feminism n nToday s feminist movement has a glaring blind spot, and paradoxically, it is women Mainstream feminists rarely talk about meeting basic needs as a feminist issue, argues Mikki Kendall, bu

How to Be an Antiracist

28 May 2020 | By Ibram X. Kendi | Filed in: activism.

Ibram X Kendi s concept of antiracism reenergizes and reshapes the conversation about racial justice in America but even fundamentally, points us toward liberating new ways of thinking about ourselves and each other In How to be an Antiracist, Kendi asks us to think about what an antiracist

Go with the Flow

28 May 2020 | By Lily Williams | Filed in: activism.

Good friends help you go with the flow nBest friends help you start a revolution n nSophos Abby, Brit, Christine, and Sasha are fed up Hazelton High never has enough tampons Or pads Or adults who will listen n nSick of an administration that puts football before female health, the girls confron

The Undocumented Americans

28 May 2020 | By Karla Cornejo Villavicencio | Filed in: activism.

One of the first undocumented immigrants to graduate from Harvard reveals the hidden lives of her fellow undocumented Americans in this deeply personal and groundbreaking portrait of a nation n nWriter Karla Cornejo Villavicencio was on DACA when she decided to write about being undocumented for the