Reina Gossett on Transgender Storytelling, David France, and the Netflix Marsha P. Johnson Documentary

"Too often, people with resources who already have a platform become the ones to tell the stories of those at the margins." Reina Gossett's op-ed in Teen Vogue describing the events that led to David France using her idea and research in the Netflix documentary Marsha P. Johnson.

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Open Arms, Closed Wallets: How a DC artist pocketed $50K of your tax dollars by stealing my art

In Washington DC, art theft happens in the alleys, not just in the museums. One alley in particular, at the Open Arms shelter on 57 O Street NW, Washington, DC, is the site of a crime scene.

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DJ KRYPTK // tearing down borders

Our friend DJ KRYPTK captures and cultivates energy through sound. This week we turned off the speakers and took a stroll to some of our favorite neighborhood spots, whilst KRYPTK dodged in and out of the shadows, never quite disappearing due to her indelible shine.

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Growing Justice: Transcending racism in the food system

Originally published at The Next System Project, a Washington D.C.-based think tank aimed at finding systemic solutions to systemic problems, this piece by Michelle Stearn delves into the past, present, and future of the injustices sewn deep into the U.S. food system.

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Want to Hire a Worker-Owned Co-op? There’s an App for That

Coopify wants to bring a sense of community to the app-based booking world by connecting worker-owned cooperatives and other low-income task workers directly with consumers. Originally published at Yes! Magazine and Community-Wealth.org.

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From cafeterias to farms: How students are mobilizing their universities to build a more local, just, and sustainable food system

Through intentional, strategic activism aimed at leveraging the large institutional buying power of their colleges and universities, students leaders within the national "Real Food Challenge" are setting the stage not just for more transparency and better informed choices with every cafeteria tray, but for larger transformations in the food system as a whole. Originally published at Community-Wealth.org.

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