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Racial Literacy and Rural Solidarity: Lou Murray and Jessica Campbell

This week, Laura Flanders speaks with two pairs of young activists about their work in favor of rural regions and racial literacy. Jessica Campbell of the Rural Organizing Project and Lou Murrey of the Stay Together Appalachia share tips on they fight for their rural communities. Then, Winona Guo and Priya Vulchi share their high school project — a crowdsourced racial literacy curriculum.

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2018 has been a year of upheaval for students, in and out of the classroom. This week on the Laura Flanders show, educators and education activists talk about educational justice, teaching in Trump times, and taking stock of the current state of education. We're joined by Natasha Capers, of the NYC Coalition for Educational Justice; Adam Sanchez, of Rethinking Schools; and José Luis Vilson, of EduColor.

Laura Flanders Show

The Trump administration claims its response to Hurricane Maria was a "tremendous," "unsung" success. Yet, what has been truly tremendous in the year since the hurricane is the will of Puerto Ricans building, organizing, and recovering on the island. Puerto Ricans have worked to find solutions that are long term and lead the island away from disaster capitalism, providing examples that will be important as climate crises continue to impact the country.

Laura Flanders Show

Laura Flanders Show

Laura Flanders Show