A Direct Line between Love & Hate palestine

A Direct Line Between Love and Hate
(Or: No, Mr. President, There's No Comparing Israel and the Civil Rights Movement)

by Phillip Agnew

Imagination is deeply entrenched in American ethos. From the “American Dream” to American “History” to “American exceptionalism”: the cruel, savage reality of this country’s... Read More

Dream Defenders, Black Lives Matter & Ferguson Reps Take Historic Trip to Palestine

Dream Defenders, Black Lives Matter & Ferguson Reps Take Historic Trip to Palestine

by Kristian Davis Bailey

Representatives at the forefront of the movements for Black lives and racial justice have taken a historic trip to Palestine this week to connect... Read More

Dream Defenders’ Phillip Agnew Arrested at Miami-Ferguson Solidarity Protest

Dream Defenders’ Phillip Agnew Arrested at Miami-Ferguson Solidarity Protest

by Jamilah Lemieux

Protests in solidarity with Ferguson, Missouri have taken place across the world since August 9th and in the wake of this week’s ‘no indictment’... Read More

Defending the Dream in Ferguson: Vest or Vote dream vest

From Ferguson to Florida,
Black Youth Activists Fight On

by Janessa E. Robinson

In 1964, Malcolm X announced it was the year of The Ballot or the Bullet. Fifty years later, today's youth resurrect his movement from... Read More

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And the Young Ones Shall Lead Them:
The Ferguson Rebellion and the Crisis in Black Leadership

by Dr. Cornel West and Rev. Osagyefo Sekou

The blood of Michael Brown has seeded the soil of a great American revolution—sprouting yearlings of new black leadership onto the political and public... Read More

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To Ferguson//// Witness
[A Poem by Phillip Agnew]

by Phillip Agnew

Thank you… For your bravery. For calming courage in crisis. For your revolt. For your rebel. For your community, your collective leadership, your lived... Read More

Dream Defenders Bloc Builder

The Dream Defenders Need Your Support Building the ‘Bloc’

by Ravelle Worthington

The Dream Defenders, an organization of Black and Brown youth working to bring about social change in their community by training young people in... Read More

They Have a Dream

They Have a Dream

by Adrienne Samuels Gibbs

It’s a fact: Young people are historically the highest-profile activists in most social and civic movements for change. Consider this: A 20-something Martin Luther... Read More

[DREAM DEFENDERS]
Our Voices Will Be Heard #FLisWatching

[DREAM DEFENDERS]
Our Voices Will Be Heard #FLisWatching

by Kristian Rainge-Campbell

For 31 days and 30 nights, Dream Defenders slept on the hard marble floors of the Florida state Capitol in hopes that our governor... Read More

[DREAM DEFENDERS]
#MarchOn

[DREAM DEFENDERS]
#MarchOn

by Kristian Rainge-Campbell

From the hard marble floors of the Florida Capitol, to the capital of the United States, Dream Defenders and the emerging youth of this... Read More