Berta Caceres

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Words and Wisdom From Trailblazers Who Passed in 2016

The year 2016 took a range of artists, thinkers, leaders and activists of color from the world. Herewith, a tribute featuring their own words.

Laura Zuniga Cáceres, daughter of slain Indigenous land defender Berta Cáceres, speaking at #JusticeForBerta Action at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia on July 25, 2016, as part of It Takes Roots People's Caravan.

In the Wake of Her Mom's Assassination, Laura Cáceres Hits the DNC With Fervor

The daughter of Berta Cáceres, the Honduran Indigenous environmental activst who was killed in March, tells Colorlines that she came to the ever-meddlesome United States to seek justice for her mom, her pueblo and her country.

Activists around white-clothed Berta Cáceres puppet, wearing white shirts and waving yellow flags

Activists Demand Justice for Berta Cáceres, End to U.S.-Funded Violence in Honduras

Today’s action in Philadelphia marks the end of the It Takes Roots to Change the System People’s Caravan trip from the RNC to the DNC.

 A protestor with the It Takes Root to Change the System People's Caravan prepares for the #WallOffTrump action outside the Republican National Convention on July 20, 2016.

This Multiracial 'People's Caravan' is Trekking from the RNC to the DNC to Condemn Election-Season Hate

More than 20 organizations are traveling together from the Republican National Convention to the Democratic National Convention to protest the racism, xenophobia and misogyny they’ve seen this year.