Nation Topics - Civil Rights Activism
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Reform legislation has stalled, and the private-prison industry is making obscene profits from a captive population.
Sixty years after the decision, it’s worth remembering it took Congress to finally smash Jim Crow.
Bruce Springsteen said it best, on Pete’s ninetieth birthday: “You outlasted the bastards, man.”
How programmers, journalists and immigrant rights advocates are redefining hacking—for immigrant justice.
For years I have written about mass incarceration, while staying mute about drones and other injustices. It is time to connect the dots.
Dr. King’s words in a world awash with surveillance.
On city walls across the country, muralists and street artists depict him as a statesman, visionary, hero and martyr.
Fifty years after King’s historic march, the struggle for racial justice faces unprecedented challenges.
Where has it gone?
An inspiring grassroots movement is fighting back against the GOP’s outrageous budget cuts and attacks on democracy.
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