Activist Tamika Mallory told Insider respectability politics often makes Black women leaders the target of controversy. She's rebuking her critics.
Without advocacy, companies celebrating Juneteenth are engaging in performative activism, writes Insider's Grace O'Connell-Joshua.
The concept is rooted in the critique of shallow political ideals in the Asian American Pacific Islander community.
Saad Amer, 26, takes multiple chai latte breaks a day. He's also spoken at the UN "like a bazillion times." Casual.
Rami Aman, imprisoned for a Zoom meeting with Israeli peace activists, said he was coerced into divorcing his wife - the daughter of a Hamas official.
Charles Koch is chairman and CEO of Koch Industries, one of the largest privately held American companies, and an influential philanthropist for more than 50 years. Brian Hooks is president of the Charles Koch Foundation, and chairman and CEO of Stand Together. The following is an excerpt from their new […]
The past several months of the pandemic, economic recession, police shootings, and anti-racism protests have prompted college voters to “really see what’s at stake.” Some college students are encouraging their Gen Z peers to vote through video calls, social media campaigns, phone banking – and for some young Republicans, even […]
A Hong Kong media stock rose over 1,000%, as pro-democracy activists piled into the company’s shares in support of its arrested founder, Jimmy Lai. Shares of Lai’s firm, Next Digital, were the third-most traded in Hong Kong markets on Tuesday after tech giant Tencent and web-based retailer Meituan Dianping. The […]
Several media outlets have identified Roy Den Hollander as the gunman who shot the son and husband of New Jersey federal Judge Esther Salas. Hollander, a self-described “anti-feminist” lawyer, was found dead from an apparent suicide in upstate New York a day after the attack, according to multiple media reports. […]
Black Lives Matter street murals have been painted in bright, bold colours across the country. After a massive mural was painted near the White House in Washington DC, cities including New York City, Seattle, Oakland, and Tulsa followed suit with their own colourful declarations. These photos show how people have […]
The mass protests that sprang up in late May after the killing of George Floyd have continued in cities across the country. The risk of the coronavirus is everpresent, and it’s ok to sit out the protests if you’re worried about getting sick. But there are plenty of other ways […]
If you’re unsure whether your company could punish you for participating in social or political activism, experts said there are a few instances where you’re protected. Most employees are at-will, meaning they can be fired at any time for any reason – unless discrimination is at play. You still have […]
Lifelong New York activist Shatzi Weisberger is refusing to let age, curfew, or nosy neighbours discourage her from fighting for what she believes in. As a young adult, she fought racist redlining practices that prevented Black people from homeownership; in her career as a nurse, she provided in-home care to […]
As protests against police brutality continue across the United States, protesters and activists may be considering joining an political organisation. Aaron Taube is a freelance marketing writer who joined the Democratic Socialists of America after the 2016 presidential election, and has since worked on electoral campaigns supporting Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and […]
Nick Wolny is a writer and messaging strategist for entrepreneurs. Right now, millions of people are looking for ways to take action online – and that’s something you can easily provide your followers. You can create a link that will automatically draft an email template for your followers to send, […]
An Atlanta business leader used his influence to honour Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., after he won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1963, providing a roadmap for businesses looking for ways to fight for racial justice today. Dr. King’s oldest son, Martin Luther King, III, urges businesses today to pressure […]
Khalil Smith is the vice president of research, consulting, and practices at the NeuroLeadership Institute, a learning and consulting firm that has worked with Microsoft, IBM, and other large companies. As a business leader who is black, he’s getting a lot of questions about our moment in history. During this […]