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Around the Globe, 1.4 Million Climate Strikers Raise a Single Demand

Libby Rainey The Indypendent
Young people across the U.S. and globally walked out of school Friday in an international strike for climate action — reportedly the largest protest against global warming in human history. An estimated 1.4 million people in 123 countries took part.

Chicago’s Moral Debt to Black Youth

David J. Knight Chicago Reporter
The police consent decree fails to make amends to African-American young people, who are both most harmed by the department and a driving force in a city on the cusp of a historic change in leadership.

Whom Is the DSA Reaching? The Teens.

Abdullah Shihipar The Nation
Since Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s victory, there has been a renewed interest in the Democratic Socialists of America. This has also been a banner year for high-school organizing. Their activism is not new - some are now calling themselves socialists.

Parkland Survivors Come to Kansas City

The March for Our Lives bus tour came to Reardon Convention Center in Kansas City, Kan., on Monday. Parkland shooting survivors joined with local high school students to address gun violence and urge young people to vote.

The Defiant Ones

Amy Crawford, Photographs by Lola Flash Smithsonian Magazine
As young girls, they fought the fierce battle to integrate America’s schools. They were African-American children, the vast majority girls, who were “firsts” in the years before and after the Supreme Court struck down school segregation.

What Gives Me Hope About This 'Enough Is Enough' Movement

Harry Targ Diary of a Heartland Radical
I have had bursts of enthusiasm before when women marched for their rights, masses mobilized against war, and many stepped up to say no to police violence and mass incarceration, I was touched emotionally even more this time around, by several features of this new movement.
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