Following the dream of breaking the cycle of generational wealth, this Black working-class community of first-time homebuyers discovered that the City of New Orleans built the houses over a toxic landfill and never remediated the soil. The residents have contended all kinds of health issues and have the second-highest sustained rates of cancer in the entire state of Louisiana....

Elizam Escobar was an artist, painter, poet, and member of the FALN (Armed Forces for National Liberation). He was arrested with 10 other Puerto Rican freedom fighters in a van in Chicago, Illinois on April 4th, 1980. In this episode, we interview his lawyer, longtime friend and one of the leaders in the campaign to Free All Puerto Rican Political Prisoners, Jan Susler....

We call for the immediate release of political prisoner and prison abolition activist, Mumia Abu-Jamal! Mumia has tested positive for COVID-19 and was hospitalized on Saturday for chest pains, later diagnosed as congestive heart failure. He is currently being held in isolation at the prison infirmary – the very same one that neglected his serious health complications related to diabetes in 2014....

As part of our Artist Profile Series we interview each of our artists about their creative work, how they first got connected with AgitArte and Papel Machete and their reflections on the work today. We are excited to share the second interview of the series, featuring our amazing Co-Director, Sugeily Rodríguez Lebrón....