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Obama

What happens when the black experience is relegated to background noise?

If it’s all about handing out gold stars and scarlet letters to CEOs and celebrities, then I’ll pass.

Occupy Wall Street

Occupy Wall Street activists like Cecily McMillan are still fighting the state, only this time they’re waging their battles in the courts.

Conservatives are suddenly very unhappy to see moral judgments about sex and families invading the corporate realm.

Scaffold Brigada

In the London neighborhood of Forest Gate, the spark of a soccer revolution is brewing.

Jonathan Schell

He made it clear that on matters of conscience, inaction is unacceptable.

Los Angeles

As residents complain of nosebleeds and headaches, the country’s biggest oil-producing city moves to ban hydraulic fracturing.

Blogs

Restauranteur and activist Andy Shallal is making a long shot bid for DC mayor. 

January 22, 2014

Thrity-two people were arrested at an SEIU-organized rally for liveable wages and a paid Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday.

January 21, 2014

The civil rights movement has resonated deeply with generations of musicians.

January 20, 2014

Here is a little known fact about the famous "Letter From Birmingham Jail." 

January 20, 2014

We’ve supported boycotts before, but this time engagement is the way to go.

January 18, 2014

The Obama administration is in the midst of negotiating a peaceful solution to Iran's nuclear program but a bill introduced by Senator Robert Menendez could destroy this historic opportunity.

January 17, 2014

It’s far past time that we make this necessary and common sense change. 

January 15, 2014

The resistance against right-wing policies grows to Georgia with Moral Mondays and South Carolina’s Truthful Tuesdays.

January 15, 2014

NPR does a segment on Following the Ninth, a new film co-produced by Greg Mitchell.

January 14, 2014

A court has struck down net neutrality protections. But the commission has the authority to undo the damage.

January 14, 2014