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April 22, 2019 - 1:44am
An Illinois Wesleyan University professor of sociology, Meghan Burke, says fighting against racism requires more than simply ignoring race.
April 18, 2019 - 3:27am
We have a great deal to learn from Canada about how to build inclusion at the city level. In March, NIOT leader Patrice O’Neill traveled to Calgary and Fort McMurray/Wood Buffalo in Alberta to present the Not In Our Town model for community engagement to stop hate and build inclusion, and to learn from cities on the ground who have been creating policies and training to help their communities become more equitable. 
April 16, 2019 - 3:55pm
Just outside San Rafael, CA, a battle is underway over a school district named "Dixie." Some members of the community are demanding it be renamed, while others see no problem and are urging the school district not to make changes.  Watch this short video as residents march to remove a name with a racist legacy from their local schools. Produced by Matt Dibble. 
April 16, 2019 - 1:09am
These authors pull no punches in tackling head-on the topics of race, gender, and justice.
April 14, 2019 - 12:18pm
Events this month include a panel discussion in San Rafael, CA to a 6th anniversary party in Bowling Green, OH to a community forum in New York City. Send us your events so we can add them to our calendar.