The 'Before it's gone — Take it back' campaign started in #NYC to fight #gentrification and has supporters as far away as India. Organizer inspired by Spike Lee's 'Do the Right Thing.' http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/brooklyn/activist-selfie-ish-nabes-article-1.1876402 #bethechange
Tracking Brooklyn's Rapid-Fire Gentrification With Google Street View
Watch Brooklyn gentrify right before your eyes in this fascinating series of Google Street View before-and-afters. http://petapixel.com/2014/06/26/google-street-view-offers-glimpse-incredible-rate-gentrification-brooklyn/
Art project aims to document gentrifying city: 'It's not just Brooklyn'
Supporters of crowdsourced art initiative say takeover of inner-city areas by affluent outsiders 'is a concern everywhere'. http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/jul/18/brooklyn-gentrification-project-document #NYC #bethechange
Marcus Garvey was a Jamaican political leader who started the Universal Negro Improvement Association(UNIA). This organized had over fifty thousand members and created other organizations to help the black community.
Winona LaDuke. American Indian activist, environmentalist, economist & writer of Anishinaabe descent. A graduate of Harvard and Antioch Universities with advanced degrees in rural economic development. Executive Director of Honor the Earth, which she founded in 1989. LaDuke became an activist in Anishinaabe issues, helping found the Indigenous Women's Network in 1985.
Martin Luther King Jr being attacked as he marched nonviolently for the Chicago Freedom Movement, 1966, which was the most ambitious civil rights campaign in the North of the United States, and lasted from mid-1965 to early 1967.