Julia Clark-Riddell is a Summer 2016 editorial intern at In These Times. She studies journalism and political science at Northwestern University and is from Oakland, California. Follow her on Twitter at @jclarkriddell.
A Group of Homeless Black Mothers Just Took On a Giant Real Estate Developer—And Won
In Oakland, Moms 4 Housing occupied for a vacant home for two months—and now the corporate owner has agreed to sell it to a community land trust. But the moms say they’ll continue fighting to make sure housing is a human right.
The U.S. Is Ending the Use of Federal Private Prisons—But That Won’t End Mass Incarceration
The news is a welcome reminder that marching in the streets can lead to reforms down the road.