Kids all over the country are inheriting a world in crisis. Instead of waiting for change, they're creating it.
‘I don't think that raising media literate kids is going to somehow save democracy. But I do believe that a generation which is able to see truth will be better advocates, organizers, and consumers.’
Throughout history, the artist's view has played an essential role in creating movements.
As COVID-19 amplifies the urgency of issues like voting rights and abortion access, the flaws of government have been exposed. And so has the strength of everyday activists.
One of the 18 Jewish activists arrested in Boston for protesting the South Bay migrant detention center wonders what it will take to shut down ICE and close these modern-day concentration camps.
Women have always led the fight against gender oppression. So why are we being blamed for not doing enough?
The iconic Pete Seeger folk song has become an anthem for the predominantly white environmental movement. But can a colonized nation built on the backs of slaves ever really make that claim?
Often erased from the activist movements they started, Black women are calling out attempts to silence them, and fueling the #resistance by being each other’s best allies.
Activist Charlotte Clymer joins Ashley to talk about surviving trolls, what it means to be a good ally, and the power in speaking up in awkwrd situations.
In many urban communities there is a confluence of issues driving the lack of healthy food access. One organization in South Los Angeles is working to address it holistically.