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          Young Activists Getting Results--In Chicago, Across the Nation
    
          September 16, 2015
    
          From Ferguson, Mo., where the "Black Lives Matters" movement took off, to the South Side of Chicago, where Fearless Leading by the Youth launched the trauma center campaign, young people are leading the call for justice. And increasingly across the country, they are strategically amplifying their message to get results.
    
          https://portside.org/2015-09-16/young-activists-getting-results-chicago-across-nation
  
  
          The Next to Die: Watching Death Row 
    
          September 16, 2015
    
          The Next to Die aims to bring attention, and thus accountability, to these upcoming executions. As impartial news organizations, The Marshall Project and its journalistic partners do not take a stance on the morality of capital punishment, but we do see a need for better reporting on a punishment that so divides Americans.
    
          https://portside.org/2015-09-16/next-die-watching-death-row
  
  
          A Guide to the Worst Refugee Crisis Since WWII
    
          September 16, 2015
    
          Here is a guide to the worst refugee crisis since World War II, with information about every country you need to know. 
    
          https://portside.org/2015-09-16/guide-worst-refugee-crisis-wwii
  
  
          What Does a Book Have to Do With a Movement?
    
          September 16, 2015
    
          Todd Ashker is one of the leaders of the Pelican Bay hunger strikers and the lead plaintiff in the class-action lawsuit Ashker v. Governor of California. Sometime between 2008 and 2009, Ashker managed to get his hands on “Nothing But an Unfinished Song: Bobby Sands, the Irish Hunger Striker Who Inspired a Generation." What does a book have to do with the movement that ended indefinite solitary confinement in California? 
    
          https://portside.org/2015-09-16/what-does-book-have-do-movement
  
  
          The Art of the Black Lives Matter Movement 
    
          September 16, 2015
    
          The Black Lives Matter movement has extended from social media activism to culture-shaking, provocative artwork.
    
          https://portside.org/2015-09-16/art-black-lives-matter-movement
  
  
          Clinton Wins Key NH Union Endorsements
    
          September 17, 2015
    
          The New Hampshire chapter of the National Education Association has endorsed Hillary Clinton. It is the largest public sector union in the State. She also received the endorsement of the 360,000 member United Association of Journeymen and Apprentices of the Plumbing and Pipe Fitting Industry. 
    
          https://portside.org/2015-09-17/clinton-wins-key-nh-union-endorsements
  
  
          White Poet Uses Pen Name to Get Published in Best American Poetry Anthology
    
          September 16, 2015
    
          How a white poet's racial masquerade has sparked a wide ranging discussion in poetry circles about racism, identity, and contemporary literary politics. In the just-published issue of The Best American Poetry, 2015, Michael Derrick Hudson, a white poet, published under the name "Yi-Fen Chou," a pseudonym. The publication has caused an uproar in poetry circles. Here, poet Jenny Zhang discusses what's at stake for today's literary politics.
    
          https://portside.org/2015-09-16/white-poet-uses-pen-name-get-published-best-american-poetry-anthology
  

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