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Obama

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

Chokwe Lumumba

The mayor of Jackson, Mississippi was a true revolutionary.

MLK in DC

Fifty years after the March on Washington, Dr. King’s most famous speech, like his own political legacy, is widely misunderstood.

MLK Mural

On city walls across the country, muralists and street artists depict him as a statesman, visionary, hero and martyr.

How do you put a human face on an injustice that so often goes under the radar?

Guest-hosting The Rachel Maddow Show, Nation DC Editor Chris Hayes speaks with Arizona Representative Raúl Grijalva about the ongoing assault on civil liberties in his state and the racial basis for the infamous new immigration law.

Ari Melber debates the legality of SB 1070 with Eliot Spitzer, guest-host of The Dylan Ratigan Show.

The Nation's sports correspondent, Dave Zirin, appears on Democracy Now! giving a history lesson of protest and sports and the recent news of "Los Suns" protesting Arizona's anti-immigration law.

Ari Melber discusses immigration reform and Crist’s switch to Independent on The Dylan Ratigan Show.

In Brooklyn, a beleaguered Arab-American community copes with bigotry
and heightened government scrutiny post-9/11.

Blogs

For Bobby Mitchell, integrating the last whites-only football team in the NFL was a greater challenge than most Americans can grasp, and remains part of a period in sports history few even know about.

February 9, 2011

Short observations on the Jim Crow-era White Citizens Councils.

December 21, 2010

A group of Milwaukee activists asked Bud Selig why the 2011 All-Star Game was going to be played in Arizona. The answer issued by his public relaions firm needs to be read to be believed.

September 2, 2010

Guest-hosting The Rachel Maddow Show, Nation DC Editor Chris Hayes speaks with Arizona Representative Raúl Grijalva about the ongoing assault on civil liberties in his state and the racial basis for the infamous new immigration law.

May 24, 2010

Ari Melber debates the legality of SB 1070 with Eliot Spitzer, guest-host of The Dylan Ratigan Show.

May 18, 2010

The Lakers Coach's views on Arizona's Senate Bill 1070 make his team's upcoming series against Los Suns a battle between fear and resistance.

May 16, 2010

Activists in Arizona are furiously working to beat back the anti-immigrant bill before it takes effect in August. Here's how to help.

May 14, 2010

The Nation's sports correspondent, Dave Zirin, appears on Democracy Now! giving a history lesson of protest and sports and the recent news of "Los Suns" protesting Arizona's anti-immigration law.

May 6, 2010