In the MIX: AMAs Lack of Real Diversity, More CPS School Closures?

This past Sunday, ABC aired the 2017 American Music Awards, and boy did it lack any real diversity outside the amazing host, Tracee Ellis Ross. To barely see any Black performances while we were awaiting the finale performance from the legendary Diana Ross lit up Black twitter and Facebook newsfeeds.

Here’s where you can sign petitions to end gerrymandering in Michigan (Nov. 22 – Nov. 30)

The group Voters Not Politicians is still working to gather the signatures needed to get a proposal on the November 2018 ballot to end gerrymandering of electoral districts.



The non-partisan, nonprofit group is proposing amending Michigan’s state constitution to establish a 13-member citizens’ commission made up of five independent voters, plus four each from the two major parties.…

Adbusters co-founder Kalle Lasn wants to push the spirit of Buy Nothing Day through the holidays


For what seems like it must have been forever now, as the cold weather really sets in across most of America, we make our holiday shopping lists and check our budgets twice. It’s tradition and, having been insidiously (and gradually) married to many of our deepest emotional connections to the season, it seems on face like a considerate, loving, even noble act.…