Category: Current Events

DACA: Some Thoughts, Some Links

DACA: Some Thoughts, Some Links

—Shoba Sivaprasad Wadhia
Yesterday’s outcome opens the door for thousands of new dreamers to request deferred action for the first time since the policy ended and realize their potential…

Excerpt from Evaluating Police Uses of Force

Excerpt from Evaluating Police Uses of Force

Read an excerpt from a new book by Seth W. Stoughton, Jeffrey J. Noble and Geoffrey P. Alpert that provides a critical understanding and evaluation of police tactics and the use of force.

White Women for Black Lives

White Women for Black Lives

—Zillah Eisenstein
Read a speech written for several rallies in the past week on behalf of #BlackLivesMatter and the multi-racial protests for an end to white supremacy and carceral rule.

A Message of Love and Mutual Respect

A Message of Love and Mutual Respect

Author Ellen M. Snyder-Grenier shares a series of stories about taking action in times of crisis from The House on Henry Street: The Enduring Life of a Lower East Side Settlement.