Article co-written by one of my colleagues at UHS, Susee Witt, and the image is by a UHS student.
These three principles can help activists avoid burnout and continue working toward a better world: How to Sustain Your Activism | Greater Good
Intersectionality comes from an understanding that identities, privilege, and oppression are intimately connected and cannot be segmented from each other.
An intersectional mass movement would explicitly look for change through a kaleidoscopic lens and would itself be composed of many different identities.
There are many pieces to this movement and below are some important ones to consider for this 21st century intersectional movement.
Recently, a large group of white student protesters stepped to the front of a rally and formed a human shield to protect black protesters from the police. The rally took place in South Africa, where police officers had previously used brutal force against the predominantly black demonstrators who turned out to peacefully protest rising university fees.
Students at New Haven, Connecticut’s Amistad High School shed light on what they describe as an environment that alienates Black educators and staff at the predominantly Black and Latino school.
Today in 10th grade Community Engagement class…
Read the article here: The Pioneer : I Don’t Want to Strike, But I Must