Activists on Chicago’s Southeast Side were on a month long hunger strike to protest the opening of a scrapyard in their area, another instance of environmental racism negatively impacting the health of this predominantly Latinx & Black neighborhood.
Art, especially public displays, has been a major influence in the Bay Area’s history of social justice and reform.
The already precarious security situation for Colombian human rights activists is being exacerbated by the country’s COVID-19 lockdown measures.
Eight years ago, representatives from 192 states met in Rio de Janeiro to discuss the world’s environmental future and left with a series of promises. This conference, hosted by the United Nations, was a follow-up to the first international convention on environmental development held in the same city in 1992. One of the most significant…