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Though promoted as an antiracist event, the rally lamented the state of the corporate music industry generally.

The March for Women's Lives is paying considerable attention to issues of
concern to minority women.

Who can recall the late Stokely Carmichael's first name and not
associate it with the two most incendiary words of the 1960s, Black
Power?

Bus depots are one of many environmental culprits that contribute to health problems in poor communities of color.


Abby Aguirre's October 10, 2002, web-only piece on e-mail harassment of Palestinian activists inspired many letters to the edito

Although he does not record CDs, Robin Kelley may well be the hippest
intellectual in the land. There is plenty of substance to ground the
style.

Historians have made much of the ways that the social protest movements of the 1960s unsettled the morals of the dominant culture, but it is often forgotten that activists themselves were sometimes jarred by the new sensibilities as well.

The project of racial reconciliation and historical correction is "constitutional" in the deepest, multiple senses of that word.

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A great way to celebrate Black History Month would be to support the work of these groups.

February 4, 2013

In the wake of Newtown, students are upping the fight against racial injustice in school discipline.

February 4, 2013

A coalition of students, youth and alumni, who organized in the wake of Trayvon Martin’s murder, have planned a protest in Boca Raton, Florida, to coincide with the last presidential debate in order to #changethedebate.

October 22, 2012

Instead of being commended for her bravery in speaking out, she’s called a liar.

 

August 29, 2012

Romney vowed to repeal Obamacare and failed to denounce the GOP’s effort to suppress the African-American vote during his speech.

July 11, 2012

George Zimmerman was behind bars Wednesday, forty-five days after he went free after shooting Trayvon Martin. Zimmerman now faces the possibility of life in prison, but Reverend Jesse Jackson tells Laura Flanders of GRITtv that the mobilizing shouldn’t end.

April 11, 2012

Abolish Florida’s “Stand Your Ground“ Law.

March 21, 2012

Here's my stab at a list of the top ten songs ever written in opposition to capital punishment.

September 20, 2011

Musician Carlos Santana spoke out at Major League Baseball’s Civil Rights Game in Atlanta against a new law that shreds the civil rights of Georgia's latino population. The crowd booed him.

June 9, 2011