December 17, 2014

December 17, 2014

Drone Footage Shows Extent of Damage From Greenpeace Stunt at Nazca Lines

By: Kayla Ruble

Greenpeace angered the Peruvian government last week when some of its activists trekked through Peru's ancient Nazca Lines — a UNESCO World Heritage site — to stage a publicity stunt timed to coincide with UN climate change talks being held in the South American nation's capital of Lima. The stunt resulted in calls for legal action, and officials have since released new drone footage showing the extent of damage caused at the site.

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December 17, 2014

How Your New Favorite Sneakers Became So Popular: Nike Air Force 1


By Stephen Florentine

The history of the Air Force 1 plays out like an underdog story fit for Hollywood. After debuting to critical success, the shoe experienced a fall from grace but later rebounded to become one of the most popular silhouettes in sneaker history.

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December 17, 2014

New York State Just Banned Natural Gas Fracking

By: Matt Smith

New York State won't allow the use of hydraulic fracturing to drill for natural gas after a state review found too many "red flags" raised by the controversial technique, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced Wednesday.

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December 15, 2014

Change The Mascot: "Roger Goodell Should Adopt Proactive Stance"

The pressure to have Washington NFL Team Change Its Racist Name Continues—Following the National Football League’s recent discussions about its updated conduct policies, the Change the Mascot Campaign today called upon the league and NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell to immediately implement an owners’ code of conduct to eliminate the use of dictionary-defined racial slurs and to address other behaviors that reflect poorly on the league.
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December 14, 2014

Grand Traverse Band Says "Goodbye" to Columbus Day

By: Levi Rickert


Abolish Columbus — The Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians Tribal Council has passed a resolution recognizing the second Monday in October as Indigenous Peoples Day. The Band is encouraging other local municipalities to also adopt the resolution and drop Columbus Day, officially recognizing Indigenous Peoples Day instead.
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December 10, 2014


AGENDA EMERGE joins the program of the prestigious AGENDA show, which is taking place January 5 & 6 in Long Beach. The Emerge event will be from 7-10 p.m. January 6, at the Center Theater at the Long Beach Convention and Entertainment Center and will feature a talented panel, including founders of some of the most notable brands in street-wear & commerce.

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December 09, 2014

MTV's "Rebel Music: Native America"

Rebel MusicTribal leaders who attended the White House Tribal Nations Conference last Wednesday in the nation’s capital were show the “Rebel Music: Native America,” a short film produced by Nusrat Durrnai that was shown on MTV on November 13, 2014 during National Native American Heritage Month. View full article →
December 07, 2014

Who Are Police Killing?

Native Americans Most Likely Group to be Killed by Cops
While recent killings by police in Ferguson, Missouri, and New York City receive national attention, the fact is that from 1999 through 2011, American law enforcement officers killed 4,531 people, 96 percent by firearms and 96 percent of them men, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.* The rate of police killings of African Americans has fallen by 70 percent over the last 40-50 years, but their risk remains much higher than that of Whites, Latinos, and Asians. View full article →
November 25, 2014

Rostarr's Rooftop Mural for The Standard Hotel

New York native Rostarr has been commissioned to design a rooftop mural for The Standard Hotel in his hometown’s Meatpacking District. The talented calligrapher has had a busy year, now adding this high-profile project to his lengthy list after collaborating with Chari & Co. on a capsule collection earlier this year. View full article →