In the first Solidarity Is This podcast of 2019, learn about protest literacy from movement historian, L.A. Kauffman, and about local community defense networks from North Carolina activist, Manju Rajendran.
Deepa Iyer is in conversation with Heather Cronk (Standing Up for Racial Justice) and Olivia Lowery (Stay Together Appalachian Youth Project) to discuss how white communities are dismantling the culture and policies of white supremacy.
Aber Kawas (Campaign to Take on Hate/National Network of Arab American Communities) and Arjun Sethi (American Hate: Survivors Speak Out) join Deepa to discuss the 17th anniversary of 9/11, and its ongoing effects.
In the Mother Earth episode of Solidarity Is This, Deepa is in conversation with Colette Pichon-Battle (Gulf Coast Center for Law & Policy) from the about the 13th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina and why we must be in the fight for climate justice.
Deepa Iyer explores why the Muslim and refugee bans are discriminatory and inhumane, and how you can engage in solidarity practices. Elica Vafaie (Asian Law Caucus) and Ramla Sahid (Partnership for the Advancement of New Americans) join the conversation.
Deepa Iyer explores how bystanders become upstanders in the context of the train tragedy in Portland and white nationalism. Joseph Santos-Lyons with the Asian Pacific American Network of Oregon and Debjani Roy with Hollaback join the conversation.