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20th March 2022

Skateboarders: the new face of Palestinian resistance

Over 55 years into Israel's military occupation of Palestine, a few dozen kids are turning to skateboarding as a radical new form of resistance.

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16th September 2021

The organisations using skateboarding as a tool of empowerment

In Western countries, the stigma around skaters expressing themselves freely has all but died. Now recognised as an Olympic sport, skateboarding's status has flipped. Most societies have now accepted a traditionally rebellious pastime.

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Adventure Uncovered

Adventure Uncovered

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Neftalie Williams

Neftalie Williams

Dr. Neftalie Williams is a sociologist and University of Southern Califronia Provost’s Post-Doctoral Scholar at the Annenberg School of Communication and Journalism, and Yale Schwarzman Center Visiting Fellow in Race, Culture & Community. He investigates global issues of race, diversity, identity, and youth empowerment, using the lens of action sports culture - particularly skateboarding. Williams holds a Ph.D. from the University of Waikato and has upcoming books with Artisan Books and UC Press focused on skateboarding culture.

Hannah Green

Hannah Green

Hannah Green is an author, speaker, freelance journalist and the Lived Experiences Specialist at the Centre for Homelessness Impact. Hannah is very passionate about using real life stories to create change and own experiences of homelessness drives this passion to change things for other young people. Hannah's first book 'My Journey Home' is out now.