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Photo of Anthony wearing a Phat Startup t-shirt and a hat, arms crossed.
Issue 33 by The Editor & Anthony Frasier on February 24th, 2016
"There’s always a lot of things when it comes to Black people in America, where it can make a young person feel like, why even try? It can create so many mental barriers for a young person. So if I can do my part in trying to break those down before they even build up, I’m gonna do that."
Photo of the Millions March march for justice for victims of police violence in NYC. Protestors hold signs that together form Eric Garner's eyes, staring out from the crowd and streets.
Issue 25 by YM Carrington on August 10th, 2015
In a society where equitable access to jobs, housing, and financial services is still threatened by racist discrimination, crowdfunding is a tool that has helped marginalized communities deal with the impact of economic violence.
Image from NYC Rise Up and #ShutItDown for Baltimore protest in Union Square, New York, with a large banner reading Black Lives Matter, a number of people gathered around it holding posters and listening to a speaker.
Issue 23 by Ebele Mogo on July 2nd, 2015
Seven principles that past movements have taught me on sustaining change today, drawing especially from the civil rights movement.
A Super post by the author reading "The worst is when white gun enthusiasts talk to me about police murdering blacks." The text is superimposed over the names and photos of black people murdered by police.
Issue 21 by Aja Barber on May 20th, 2015
While today Twitter is one of the biggest platforms for social justice organization online, it’s important that these movements can spread on emerging platforms as well.
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Issue 20 by Cameron G. on April 30th, 2015
As much as social media activism has evolved, it cannot escape its dependency on oppressive norms, ripping the legitimacy of movements from their creators.