Demetria Irwin

Demetria Irwin is a Detroit-born, New York-based writer and editor. She has written for a number of publications such as theGrio.com, Ebony Magazine, the New York Amsterdam News, and Good Magazine. Urban planning, celebrity interviews, U.S. politics, and pop culture commentary are just a few of the topics covered by this University of Michigan graduate. Link with her on Twiiter and Facebook if you don't mind a lot of personality and a little snark. (Ok, maybe more than a little snark on Twitter.)

Rise Up

This Campaign Wants Justice for Meek Mill and the Nearly 5 Million People on Unfair Probation

#Cut50 has created a campaign around Mill’s case to draw attention to the hardships of the millions of Americans who are on probation or parole.
Demetria Irwin
12.13.17
Rise Up

How America’s 500,000 Homeless Could Finally Get Off the Street

This is a solvable problem, and it’s not always just a question of money and resources.
Demetria Irwin
11.15.17
Rise Up

Here's How the NAACP Is Fighting American Airlines After Claims of Discrimination

The NAACP is warning African American travelers about flying on American Airlines after a "pattern of disturbing incidents."
Demetria Irwin
10.31.17
Livable Planet

A Coalition of Angry Moms Want Congress to Fix the EPA

Moms from the environmental activism arm of Van Jones' Dream Corps mobilized for climate justice in D.C.
Demetria Irwin
10.24.17
Rise Up

Here's What Trump's New Health Care Executive Order Means for Your Insurance

After multiple failed attempts in Congress to push his agenda the conventional way, the president finally made headway with an executive order that could change health care for millions.
Demetria Irwin
10.18.17
Rise Up

How to Join the March to Confront White Supremacy's D.C. Takeover

The 10-day march from Charlottesville concluded in the nation's capital and organizers are now focused on the next phase of the campaign.
Demetria Irwin
9.12.17
Voices

Trump-Backed Legal Immigration Cuts Could Wreck US Farming Industry

If Trump's immigration plans go through, your dinner will look very different.
Demetria Irwin
8.8.17
Impact Health

With Obamacare Repeal Stalled, Single-Payer Health Care Now Mainstream

Here are some basics on what a single-payer, "Medicare for all" system is and how it's getting more attention in the American health care debate.
Demetria Irwin
8.2.17
Donald Trump

10 Promises Trump Hasn't Kept in His First 100 Days

Are we tired of winning yet?
Demetria Irwin
4.28.17
Impact Climate

The People's Climate March Is About More Than the Environment

On April 29, 2017 a massive coalition of organizations activists will descend on Washington D.C. to march for climate, jobs, and justice.
Demetria Irwin
4.25.17
Livable Planet

The VICE Impact Guide to the People's Climate March

Join us for the largest climate mobilization in U.S. history.
Demetria Irwin
4.20.17