Media outlets across the country and around the world are covering the so-called “alt-right” without truly explaining who they really are: white nationalists and white supremacists steeped in racism, misogyny, Islamophobia, anti-Semitism, and other forms of ugly hate. Fortunately, the Associated Press just released standards for reporting on the “alt-right” and their activities – urging reporters to […]
Here at Media Mobilizing Project, we’re trying to answer the question of what do we do – to defend our communities, build our power, and resist increased oppression in these times. Here’s what we are reading and listening to for inspiration, plus some of the actions we and our allies are beginning to take. Share […]
The early days of President-elect Trump’s transition have already made clear that the racism, bigotry and misogyny that fueled his campaign will continue into his administration. The vast majority of Americans suffered mightily through the economic crisis of the past decade. That suffering, tied with growing and unchecked white supremacy in our country, created the […]
Thousands of families in New Jersey face the fear of being separated each day. A drivers license would make a difference in the lives of so many. Hear the voices of immigrant leaders fighting for the right to drive without fear.
MMP is looking for an intern excited about building the power of School Communities in Philadelphia. The Philly SUN Project believes the only way to build strong schools is to have School and Community leaders self-determining the future of them. Because we believe movements begin with the telling of untold stories, our first touch is […]
First of all, thank you, thank you, thank you for supporting Media Mobilizing Project. You make our work possible and we’re so glad you are part of our community. Soon we’ll know the results of the 2016 presidential election. No matter who wins on November 8th, those with the most money will still have the most […]
During the Democratic National Convention in Philly MMP’s very own Bryan Mercer and Amber Marie-Felton featured across two pieces for AJ+. First Bryan took viewers on a social justice tour of Philadelphia, stopping at places in the center of issues like environmental and economic justice. Then, Amber joined AJ+ hosts as a People’s Pundit, sharing […]
A half-dozen companies are getting $1.2 billion in tax discounts to operate in Camden, New Jersey. Why is so much public money going to so few? And what can we do about it? This video was produced by Media Mobilizing Project’s Movement Media Fellows.
Community control: It’s about having a say in what happens. It’s about pulling resources to uplift us all. It’s about each of our culture and history. It’s about making the best for the children. And it’s everyone’s right. Defining Community Control Community control: It’s about having a say in what happens. It’s about pulling resources to […]
Unite Here Philadelphia and allies across labor and community gathered for a vigil in honor of #PhilandoCastile. Philando Castile was a food and service worker, like the workers of Local 634. He was gunned down by a system that profits from Black death. This is what one UNITE HERE member, Dan Grant had to say. Dan […]