One year to the day since Donald Trump was sworn in as the nation's 45th president, and here we are, smack dab in the middle of a government shutdown caused to a huge degree by the president's own rampant racism. Of course, it could be no other way than this.
Trump's recent profane comments about African countries came as no surprise to most Black and other people of color. While the immigration policies of the US have always had an anti-Black bias, to anyone paying attention, it's obvious that this administration's immigration agenda is only a perpetuation of that bias.
As the Bay Area becomes increasingly gentrified, one group is arming tenants with the information they need to make informed housing decisions. The project, known as the Anti-Eviction Mapping Project, is part of a rising tide of social justice cartography, where maps are being harnessed for activism as the technology becomes more accessible.