This Week in Social Justice: ExxonMobil vs. The Environment & Haiti's Past, Present & Future

July 13, 2021 Climate crisis, racial justice, human rights

'This Week in Social Justice' unravels ExxonMobil's environmentally devastating propaganda, and Haiti's long and brutal relationship with U.S. imperialism.

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This Week in Social Justice: Indigenous Death Schools & Climate Change's Lethal Impact on Minority Communities

July 04, 2021 Climate crisis, Indigenous Rights

'This Week in Social Justice' tackles Canada's genocidal Indigenous schools and climate change's lethal and disproportionate impact on communities of color.

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Weaponizing Critical Race Theory to Sanitize Education

June 22, 2021

Banning the teaching of a so-called Critical Race Theory could create a chilling effect that prevents educators from exploring racial issues in America.

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Breaking Down Larry Krasner's Decisive Primary Win in Philly

May 21, 2021

The widely watched Democratic primary for Philadelphia district attorney ended with a convincing win for Larry Krasner, the unofficial leader of the progressive prosecutor movement.

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‘Excited Delirium’: Are Police Using Junk Science to Justify Brutality?

April 15, 2021

We examine how law enforcement use a dubious medical-legal construct to justify behavior in excessive force cases and to explain deaths in police custody.

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'Monument to Racism': How An Interstate Highway Decimated a Black Community in New Orleans

April 08, 2021

The story of how a thriving Black neighborhood in New Orleans was decimated by the government, and what it means for Biden's infrastructure plan.

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NY Legalizes Marijuana, Delivering Blow to War on Drugs

April 02, 2021 war on drugs, marijuana, racial justice

From decriminalizing consumption and expunging past convictions to investing in impacted communities, the new law seeks to amend destructive policies.

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Divide & Conquer: How 'Model Minority' Drives Wedge Between Racial & Ethnic Groups

March 26, 2021

The 'model minority' concept was adopted to highlight the relative prosperity of some Asian Americans and drive a wedge between racial and ethnic groups.

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Interior Secretary Deb Haaland's 'Revolutionary' Appointment

March 19, 2021 Climate crisis, Native Americans, Indigenous Rights

We examine U.S. Interior Secretary Haaland's historic appointment and what it means for Native people and the climate.

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This Week in Social Justice - Ep7: MLK's True Legacy

January 18, 2021 civil liberties

Special prime-time livestream of This Week in Social Justice focuses on MLK, featuring Poor People's Campaign Co-Director Rev. Dr. Liz Theoharis & News Beat Artist in Residence Silent Knight.

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