The same people who went to prison in disproportionate numbers for selling marijuana are on the verge of being cut out of California’s multibillion-dollar legal marijuana industry – and, without help, could even become victims of it.
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New data released by The Guardian reveal some of the nation's deadliest places.
The facts and figures that informed our reporting this year.
When Amber Goodwin realized the gun violence prevention movement didn't have any people of color in leadership, she started her own organization to change that.
Blackmon electrified the General Synod crowd a day earlier when she delivered her nomination remarks on Saturday morning.
Pastor Michael McBride and Erica Ford had an epic conversation at the BET Awards.
The pledge is part of the tech giant’s ongoing commitment to organizations and innovators working on racial justice.
We are excited to invite you to our 2nd annual youth football camp! We are on a mission to provide FREE high-quality football camps to our communities.
The money will support prevention efforts in 10 cities.
The district attorney primary in Philadelphia is the most recent example of game-changing turnout on the part of people of faith, black and brown Americans, formerly incarcerated people, low-wage workers, and others fed up with over-policing and mass incarceration.
Two weeks ago, POWER Action played a key role in the Philadelphia District Attorney primary.
One thousand people of faith turned out at Sardis Missionary Baptist Church, a historically Black church in Birmingham, for the Founding Convention of Faith in Action Alabama, the newest federation to join PICO National Network through our expansion program.
This week of mobilization to resist and rebuild will be capped off with a weekend of prayer, teaching and preaching about the theological roots of resistance to a dominant culture that values profits over people and uses racism and xenophobia to exclude and exploit.
Nearly 2 out of 3 Americans (197.4 million people) live within 100 miles of the US land and coastal borders, according to 2007 from the US Census Bureau.
Wendy's has consciously and shamefully opted to profit from farmworker poverty and abuse, continuing to cling to the low-bar standards of the past when presented with an acclaimed and proven alternative.
Day 2 actions during this week of Prophetic Resistance.
Across the country, people will join in a general strike - we will not go to work, to school, or spend money - to show that our communities make this country what it is.
Join us in a nation-wide Week of Prophetic Resistance May 1-7 as we stand together across the immigrant, economic and racial justice movements, to organize and resist with our bodies, our prayers, and our money.
Today, May 1st, thousands of people will convene together in communities around the world to commemorate May Day, otherwise known as International Workers’ Day.
This immoral Wall Street perspective on labor compensation is, arguably, exactly what’s gone wrong with the American economy.