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Marcia G. Yerman is a writer, activist, artist and curator based in New York City. Her articles--profiles, interviews, reporting and essays--focus on women's issues, the environment, human rights, the arts and culture. Her writing has been published by the New York Times, Women News Network, Huffington Post, Ravishly, AlterNet, The Women's Media Center, and The Raw Story--among others.

Marcia ico-founded CultureID, a platform for those doing work in the cultural arena with political/social intent and content. It is archived at CultureID.org.

Having served as a consultant to non-profit organizations and the business sector, Marcia is active in the new media space, recognizing it as a force for building relationships to bring awareness to social justice issues.


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Image created from image crediting Monday, June 13, 2016      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Divest to Invest: The New Global Movement The new movement toward divesting from fossil fuels, from the Rockefeller Brothers Fund to ordinary people.

Harriet Tubman Sunday, June 12, 2016 (2 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
NARAL Pro-Choice Leadership Plays the Gender Card NARAL leaders Ilyse Hogue talks about the 2016 election, abortion, and the Gender Card.

Damage from Mining within the Grand Canyon. Saturday, June 11, 2016 (8 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
The Grand Canyon Meets the Koch Brothers How the Koch Brothers have expanded their influence to the Grand Canyon, in an effort to promote uranium mining.

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Love Thy Nature: Rethinking Our Connections In documentary "Love Thy Nature,"director Sylvie Rokab shows why we need to reconnect to and work with nature.

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Filmmaker Gayle Kirschenbaum: Reconciling with Mother Filmmaker Gayle Kirschenbaum examines her difficult relationship with her mother, and finds healing and forgiveness.

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Sexual Assault On Campus: "We Believe You" A look at the epidemic of rape on campus, and the two women who started a movement to change the system.

Destiny Watford Wednesday, May 11, 2016 (1 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Destiny Watford: Goldman Prize Winner from Baltimore Goldman Prize winner Destiny Watford shows that change can be made from the ground up.

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Equal Means Equal: Why the ERA Must Be Passed A look at why the Equal Rights Amendment must be passed. It is an important legal tool. The rights women have gained over the past few decades have been through laws and legislation, which can easily be overturned.

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A Talk with Tom Steyer about "Spotlight California" An interview with Tom Steyer of NextGenClimate about the importance of environmental justice and the 2016 vote.

Danielle Monday, April 4, 2016 (4 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Kate Nace Day: Human Trafficking Activist Under our national law, anyone beneath the age of 18 who is sold for sex is a trafficking victim. Consent is irrelevant. But in many states, prostituted children are still arrested and treated as criminals.

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Toxic Air in Oregon Attributed to Stained Glass Industry Donald Trump and other Republicans want to get rid of the EPA. See what happened in Oregon.

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Interview with Jennifer Pozner: Media Critic, Author, Anti-Racist Feminist An interview with media activist Jennifer Pozner.

Congresswoman Barbara Lee Tuesday, March 22, 2016 (2 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Rep. Barbara Lee Leads on Environmental Justice Rep. Barbara Lee has been a leader on Environmental Justice issues.

Marce Gutierrez-Graudiņš Friday, February 26, 2016      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Marce Gutierrez-Graudiņš: Bringing Latinos to the Environmental Table An interview with Marce Gutierrez-Graudiņš about Latino Perspectives on the Environment.

Sunday, February 7, 2016 (1 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Love Her, Love Her Not: The Hillary Paradox An anthology edited by Joanne Bamberger looks at different women's thoughts on Hillary Clinton.

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Texas Vs. Women's Reproductive Rights The Supreme Court has been asked to review a June 2015 ruling by the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, which upheld a law that would bolt the doors to 3/4 of the abortion clinics in Texas. This would leave the state's women, in an area of 268,820 square miles, without ready access to abortion that was "safe and legal."

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"Keep It in the Ground" Keeps Up the Pressure Stats from the last ten years show that almost 25 percent of American emissions have resulted from the fossil fuels that were burned as a result of federal leases. That number translates to a contribution of 4 percent of global emissions.

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The Myanmar Election and the Myitsone Dam 2015 Goldman Prize winner, Myint Zaw's efforts recount a simple tale of a fight for environmental justice against exploitation, with the goal of protecting a national treasure -- the Irrawaddy River.

Slide at WECAN conference Monday, October 5, 2015      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
"I'm Living in a Sacrifice Zone" -- Women Speak Out for Climate Justice On the ground coverage of the WECAN event,"Women Speak: Climate Justice on the Road to Paris and Beyond."

Sunday, September 6, 2015 (1 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
New Environmental Justice Tool from the EPA A look at the new EPA tool that will help grass roots activists change the face of Environmental Justice.

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Emily May Gives a Hollaback! Against Street Harassment Emily May is leading Hollaback! to fight against street harassment around the world.

Wednesday, August 19, 2015      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Martin O'Malley: Where Is He on the Environment? A look at Democratic Presidential candidate Martin O'Malley and his environmental record.

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Campus SaVE Act Responds to College Campus Sexual Violence What the Campus SaVE Act Will Do for Students this fall on college campuses.

Tuesday, July 14, 2015 (1 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Interview with Jill Stein -- Green Party Candidate for President An interview with the Green Party candidate for President, Dr. Jill Stein.

Thursday, June 11, 2015      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
American Petroleum Institute Ads Target Smog Rules Big Oil is running an ad campaign to try and convince Americans they don't need regulations against smog.

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"Frida Kahlo: Art, Garden, Life" A look at the new exhibit at the New York Botanical Garden, "Frida Kahlo: Art, Garden, Life"

Ellen Weider Friday, May 8, 2015      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Ellen Weider: Drypoints in a Digital Age A look at how printmaker Ellen Weider uses the process of drypoint.

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The Work of Artists Is Not Play A look at how creatives are treated in our society in terms of economic remuneration. Live coverage of two panels at the CUE Art Foundation in New York City.

The Family, 1969 Wednesday, January 7, 2015      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Marisol: Sculptures and Works on Paper at El Museo del Barrio A review of the Marisol exhibit at El Museo del Barrio in New York City.

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2015 Climate-Change Forecast An op-ed on the concerns facing the environment when the 2015 Congress kicks in.

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Local Activism Pays Off Local activism paves the way for traction on larger issues. This worked for New York residents who galvanized against fracking.

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Egon Schiele: Portraits at Neue Galerie A review of the Egon Schiele exhibit of portraits at the Neue Galerie in New York City, with an interview by the show's curator Alessandra Comini.

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Post-Election: The Good, The Bad & The Future I look at what is on the environmental landscape for America as a result of the Midterm 2014 elections.

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Ana Baptista: "Children of Color Are the Most At-Risk Victims of Pollution" An interview with Environmental Justice activist Ana Baptista.

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Crossing Brooklyn: Art from Bushwick, Bed-Stuy, and Beyond A review of the "Crossing Brooklyn: Art from Bushwick, Bed-Stuy, and Beyond" exhibit at the Brooklyn Museum. Featured are over 100 works by artists and collectives that either live or work in Brooklyn.

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A Conversation with Derrick Adams An interview with African-American artist Derrick Adams about his life and his work.

Saturday, September 27, 2014      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
"Our Future, Our Choice" -- On the Ground at the People's Climate March An on the ground look at the People's Climate March in New York City.

Thursday, September 4, 2014 (6 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Urge Pepsi To Stop Guzzling Tar Sands! A social media campaign to push Pepsi to stop using tar sands oil in their trucking fleet.

"Boy With A Gun Installation" 1992 Wednesday, August 27, 2014      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
A Conversation with Grace Graupe-Pillard An article about artist Grace Graupe-Pillard, discussing her work and the events that have shaped her life.

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The Belarus Free Theatre: Committing Dangerous Acts Belarus has been under dictatorship for 14 years. This documentary tells the story of The Belarus Free Theatre.

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The Military Battles Climate Change The military is sounding the call about how climate change adds to international instability, national concerns, and much more. Sen. James Inhofe, climate denier, still doesn't agree.

Saturday, July 5, 2014 (1 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Republican Jim Brainard Believes in the Science of Climate Change Republican Mayor Jim Brainard of Carmel, Indiana talks about why climate change is real and how he is preparing his city.

Saturday, June 28, 2014 (2 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Starting Out: 9 Abstract Painters 1958 --1971 a review of the exhibit "Starting Out: 9 Abstract Painters 1958-1971" examines the second-generation New York School of painters.

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A Conversation with Freddy Rodriguez A Conversation with artist Freddy Rodriguez about his life and his work.

Oskar Kokoschka:  Poster with Self-Portrait for "Der Sturm" magazine, 1910 Friday, May 16, 2014 (4 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Degenerate Art: The Attack on Modern Art in Nazi Germany, 1937 A review of the Degenerate Art exhibit at the Neue Galerie in New York City.

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A Conversation with Irene Hardwicke Olivieri A conversation with artist Irene Hardwicke Olivieri about her life and her work.

Wednesday, April 23, 2014 (1 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
"The Government Wouldn't Help Me, So I Decided To Do It Myself." ~ Lois Gibbs Lois Gibbs, housewife turned activist from Love Canal, is featured in the PBS doc "A Fierce Green Fire."

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XL Pipeline: Sen. Whitehouse and Rep. Waxman Question Koch Bros Koch Brothers are being asked to reveal to Congress and the American people what their stake in the XL Pipeline is.

Sunday, March 9, 2014      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Safe Climate Caucus Pumps Up Advocacy and Action The Safe Climate Caucus, led by Rep. Henry Waxman, is going outside the beltway for traction on climate change.

Dudley Charles Tuesday, March 4, 2014      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
A Conversation with Dudley Charles An interview with Guyanese artist Dudley Charles about his life and work.

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Exxon CEO Wants to Keep Fracking Out of His Backyard ExxonMobil CEO, Rex Tillerson, leads the company with the biggest traction on fracking in America, but doesn't want it in his backyard.

Tuesday, February 18, 2014 (5 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Madeleine Albright: We Are Not Doing Enough to Counter Climate Deniers Former Secretary of State Madeline Albright talks about why climate change is both a national and international issue.

Wednesday, January 15, 2014 (2 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
India, Human Rights, and the Bhullar Case Is India using the judicial system to oppress Sikhs? What does the Bhullar Case tell us about human rights in this county?

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Warmer Temperatures Change the Balance of Nature Dartmouth College has been on the cutting edge of research about how climate change is impacting the environment.

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"Toxic Hot Seat" Ignites Awareness A new documentary looks at the chemicals that are in our furniture and our homes.

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Should the Media Deny the Denier? Is it censorship or false balance? Some newspapers are refusing to run letters to the editor which deny climate change. Other outlets gave more traction to the reaction of climate deniers to the IPCC Report.

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Sports and Health: What Price Glory? An examination of the win at all costs sports philosophy that is impacting the health of athletes from the Pros down to the youth leagues.

Sunday, October 20, 2013      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Paula Modersohn-Becker: The First Modern Woman Artist A review of the new book about ground breaking artist Paula Modersohn-Becker focusing on her life, her art, and her struggles as a woman.

Sunday, September 8, 2013 (2 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Fall Climate Change Preview Top concerns for the environment going into Fall.

Monday, September 2, 2013 (1 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
The Keystone Pipeline Is An Environmental Justice Issue How communities of color and low-income are disproportionately saddled with the health impacts of pollution

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