Rosa Parks Wasn’t Meek, Passive, or Naive—and 7 Other Things You Probably Didn’t Learn in School - Much of what students are taught, and much of what most Americans think they know, about Parks’s activism is wrong: http://www.thenation.com/article/10-myths-about-rosa-parks/
Homeless people are not cockroaches or vermin – they are human and have rights
Homeless people are not cockroaches or vermin – they are human and have rights | theguardian | "How governments, the media and the affluent treat homeless people has a significant impact on how the rest of us view them and, ultimately, how homeless people view themselves. They have become a social group that, if not ignored completely, is faced with relentless vilification, discrimination, criminalization and even hate crimes." Click to read and share this outstanding article.
Ever heard that gentrification can change neighborhoods in a "positive" way? If you think gentrification is inevitable, or even a sign of progress, here's how those beliefs dangerously mirror oppressive colonization.