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Chicago Gang Database Targets Black and Latino Men [Infographics]

December 4th, 2017

An analysis of the Strategic Subject List reveals that 96% of the people identified as suspected gang members by the Chicago Police Department are Black and Latinx.   (Chicago, Illinois) - In a recent analysis of the Chicago Police Department’s Strategic Subject List (SSL), a  tool used by the Chicago Police Department to predict who [...]

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10 REASONS TO WORK AT MIJENTE!

November 29th, 2017

We’re hiring! Here are 10 reasons to work at Mijente

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The Death of a Puerto Rican Lie

“Por el panismo, por el ay bendito, por el chanchú, por los anesteciantes cupones, por El Progreso”" por David Zayas, 2015
November 27th, 2017

While desperation is brewing in Puerto Rico after Hurricane María, anger is reaching a boiling point in its Diaspora. The few U.S. media to care enough to report, detail an accelerating scarcity of safe drinking water, gasoline, and food. Most islanders are without electricity, so the Diaspora linger with the unknown, left to see a [...]

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A Mix of UndocuLove, Strength, Y Rabia: Listen Now

November 22nd, 2017

More and more, our movements don't have a single soundtrack, but a mix of many--multi genre, multi lingual accents and melodies that move through and within ecosystems of our collective struggles. We invite you to listen to DJ Sizzle's powerful, newly released compilation of music and audio clips of key moments of intervention from the [...]

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National Lawsuit Seeks to Expose Secrecy of Immigration Raids

November 13th, 2017

Immigrant and civil rights groups around the country file lawsuit after ICE fails to disclose information regarding recent mass raids and threats of mass raids. Groups also highlight abuse of ICE agents and current harsh immigration enforcement tactics through coordinated events. Click here to read the lawsuit (Washington D.C) -- Organizations around the country are [...]

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Mijente Crew in Louisville, KY push forward Sanctuary Ordinance

November 9th, 2017

Mijente members in Louisville, KY advance Sanctuary for ALL

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Ancestral Spiritual Resistance Zine – For Our Collective Healing

November 2nd, 2017

This Ancestral Spiritual Zine offers this collection of prayers, practices and intentions for the sake of the ancestors, for the sake of our families and the Earth who made us, and for the generations to come.

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Somos Mas – A Prayer for Puerto Rico and Mexico

Mural “Soldaderas” by muralist Yasmin Hernandez, in Modesto “Tin” Flores Community Garden, El Barrio. Photo credit- Lenina Nadal
November 2nd, 2017

Luz Schreiber and Lenina Nadal created this poem as an offering and a prayer for the victims and survivors of the earthquake in Mexico and the hurricane in Puerto Rico.

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The People’s Sermon, by Paulina Helm Hernandez

October 27th, 2017

I’ve seen May Day co-opted over the years and real working people stomped over on the way to socialist rallies organized by people that cannot imagine such suffering. But our parents faces remind us of the true cost of sacrifice, and what it means to cross a river into a better life.

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The Niña, The Pinta, and Hurricane Maria

Over 500 years of colonization and exploitation have left the island of Puerto Rico (Borikén) reeling and in desperate need of a new direction. Artist: Cindy Tosca-Ramos
October 10th, 2017

There are ways we, of the diaspora, and allies can alleviate the humanitarian crisis plaguing the island and work with those there to right a history of economic exploitation.

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