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Activists Reclaim Public Space Through Advertising Takeovers–Come Learn How, by Jordan Seiler. Great examples linked in the article. Also, see the book Lives of the Orange Men: A Biographical History of the Polish Orange Alternative Movement
by Major Waldemar Fydrych.
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‘Mr. Hall’s Interview’ is a new short film about workplace discrimination from Xavier Burgin and Kafia Haile . ‘Dan Hall, an African-American war veteran, goes in for an interview for an account position at a firm.’
‘What women do to avoid street harassment vs what Men’s Rights Activists think women should do.’ This chart is amazing/horrifying.
‘Activists defeat anti-BDS legislation in Massachusetts’, by Nora Barrows-Friedman.
The FBI was afraid of the book James Baldwin didn’t write. They didn’t like his other stuff either. From Muck Rock.
Tom Morello, Talib Kweli, Jolie Holland, and more will Rock Against the TPP, a series of concerts. Check the website.
Three music distributors are serving time in Iran for distributing music without proper permits. Brave, humbling.
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The Young Women Rock! Mentorship Program is a curriculum based, group, and one-on-one mentorship program dedicated to strengthening the lives and communities of young women in impoverished neighborhoods. The program is for girls ages 14 to 18 years old and includes weekly sessions and monthly cultural outings.
The program mission is to empower girls through mentorship, building their self-confidence and challenging them to discover and fulfill their potential. Registration deadline: September 14.
The Labor and Working Class History Association, an organization of scholars, teachers, students, labor educators and activists, welcomes individual and session proposals for the 2017 LAWCHA conference in Seattle, June 23-25. The conference theme will be Scales of Struggle: Communities, Movements, and Global Connections. Deadline: September 15.
Artists Against Police Violence accepts submissions online and via email.
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