"Black communities often get talked about, but we don't get spoken to," said Alicia Garza, Black Futures Lab's founder and principal. "A lot of our issues, and the things that we care about, get framed and shaped by somebody who is not us."
Ahead of the 2022 midterm election, the organization hopes to capture a representative snapshot of the values, opinions and issues facing Black communities.
Earlier this week, Black to the Future Action Fund released a new poll showing Black adults support major reforms that address Black communities' challenges with long-term solutions instead of quick fixes.
Including previously introduced proposals such as investments in infrastructure, jobs, childcare and early childhood education, the new Biden budget seeks to reposition Americans socially and economically.
Eight years after it was founded to honor the lives of Black people globally while advocating for equity across economics, social justice and environmental factors, the Black Lives Matter movement was nominated for a 2021 Nobel Peace Prize on Friday.
SheaMoisture has announced the creation of its Social Justice Coalition Advisory Council which includes activists Tamika D. Mallory, lIyasah Shabazz and Alicia Garza.
Patrisse Cullors, Alicia Garza, and Opal Tometi will be honored Nov. 14 at the awards ceremony in Los Angeles.
In the four years since the Black Lives Matter movement has been in existence, it has gained a significant foothold on the issues of social justice. The movement has forced a national conversation on police accountability, one that America has never seen before. The message for the protection and valuation of Black lives has been so impactful, […]
In the centuries since our long, tireless walk to freedom began, Black women have been the beating heart of the push for social change.
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