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Policy Change Not Prayer

On the morning of October 1st, I woke up to a barrage of texts. “Are you ok?” “Is your family safe?” I woke confused, but knew something had gone terribly…

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Beyoncé vs Groceries

The day that Beyoncé announced her Formation World Tour changed my life forever. It wasn’t because I had just snagged tickets to her concert, it was because while I checked…

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We Must Start Listening to Young Voices on Climate Change

“We are the climate generation, inheriting increasingly unpredictable weather patterns and rising sea levels. Climate change isn’t a merely a political game for us, our lives depend on stemming it.”…

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Trump’s pardon of Joe Arpaio tells people of color: Your rights don’t matter.

On August 25th, 2017 President Trump’s first presidential pardon went to a wildly controversial former sheriff from Arizona, Joe Arpaio. The White House granted a “full and unconditional pardon” to…

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Trump has ended DACA, but the fight isn’t over. Take action today!

For months, uncertainty dominated the lives of more than 800,000 young people across the country, as the Trump administration mulled over the future of the DACA program. Today, Attorney General…

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Trump’s Ban on Trans Individuals in the Military is Shameful and Dangerous

This morning, Trump tweeted that Trans identified folks will not be allowed to serve in the US military in “any capacity.” This is not only an attack on Trans folks…

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Trump’s Election Integrity Commission Explained

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GOP Healthcare Will Literally Kill Us, and Other Things to Know About the Effort to Repeal and Replace Obamacare

  Amidst the messages of hate and misogyny during Donald Trump’s campaign trail, one of his loudest campaign messages was the promise to repeal and replace the Obamacare. Since his…

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Why do police officers keep killing Black people and getting away with it?

“Let it be known that I believe in my heart that Betty Shelby got away with murder,” said Joseph Crutcher late on May 17th, after the police officer that fatally…

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May Day- A YP4 Statement

Today thousands of folks around the world are participating in May Day demonstrations to call for greater protections for workers. In the U.S specifically, “A Day Without Immigrants” has taken…