Activist Norman Solomon speaks on hope for a future with each other.

by Adrian Zupp

Posted on 31 July 2017


Norman Solomon speaks on our hope for a future with each other.

It saddens everyone to hear about a mass shooting in one of the top three high schools of Broward County.


This incident took place in Parkland. Fla, in Marjory Stoneman Douglas high school on Wednesday, February 14, 2018. Parkland is known to be one of the most prominent city in Broward c ...

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THE IMPORTANCE OF ACTIVISM – Part 1

by Adrian Zupp

Posted on 13 September 2016


Importance of activism

In each issue of Impact, staff writer and Editor Adrian Zupp will present an essay on an aspect of social change/justice. In his first essay, he discusses the most fundamental element of the process: activism


THE IMPORTANCE OF ACTIVISM – Part 1

(This is Part 1 of a two-pa ...

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Martha Cooper Hudson: Woman of Greatness

by Adrian Zupp

Posted on 11 April 2016


Martha Cooper Hudson: Woman of Greatness

Martha Cooper-Hudson is an attractive and articulate woman of faith. Always looking immaculate and constantly flashing a radiant smile, you could almost call her the prototypical “perfect woman.” Little surprise, then, that she started a company called Women of Greatness (WOG).


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Little Big Woman: An Interview With Activist Medea Benjamin

by Adrian Zupp

Posted on 16 February 2017


Little Big Woman: An Interview With Activist Medea Benjamin

Though probably best known for her disruptive behavior in committee hearings on Capitol Hill or interrupting a Donald Trump speech, Medea Benjamin’s activist “career” is 41 years long and filled with many battles, wins, and losses. Beginning with the Vietnam War, she has been a ...

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Bryan Stevenson’s Equal Justice Initiative

by Adrian Zupp

Posted on 11 April 2016


Bryan Stevenson’s Equal Justice Initiative

Bryan Stevenson is the founder and executive director of the Equal Justice Initiative (EJI) in Montgomery, Alabama. He is a widely acclaimed public interest lawyer who has dedicated his career to helping the poor, the incarcerated, and the condemned. Under his leadership, EJI has won major legal ...

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Keeping it radical: an interview with Charles Barron

by Adrian Zupp

Posted on 01 April 2016


KEEPING IT RADICAL: An interview with Charles Barron

Charles Barron is an inspiring anomaly. A former Black Panther who crossed over into electoral politics but stayed true to his roots. A New York Assemblyman who is as comfortable in the streets with a megaphone as he is in the congressional chamber standing up to anyone who tries to take libertie ...

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Love is the question and the answer: an interview with veteran activist Mel King

by Adrian Zupp

Posted on 03 July 2016


Love is the question and the answer:  an interview with veteran activist Mel King

There would be few community activists who have been fighting for social justice as long as Boston’s Mel King. Born (in 1928), raised, and still a resident of the city’s South End area, he has seen the neighborhood transform from one of the city’s poorest in the 1960s into its c ...

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Noam Chomsky On Race And Activism

by Adrian Zupp

Posted on 29 March 2016


Noam Chomsky On Race And Activism

Noam Chomsky is widely regarded as one of the world’s leading intellectuals, dissidents, and social commentators. He is a professor emeritus at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the author of over 100 books, including Hegemony or Survival: America’s Quest for Global Domina ...

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Yvonne Pointer-Lighting the way

by Adrian Zupp

Posted on 28 March 2016


Yvonne Pointer, lighting the way

“No matter what you like, start somewhere, get out there and do something remarkable.” Yvonne Pointer


Yvonne Pointer is a nationally known anti-violence activist, author, motivational speaker, philanthropist, and member of the Ohio Women's Hall of Fame. She is ...

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