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MLK in Memphis

Dr. King’s words in a world awash with surveillance. 

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.

March on Washington

Fifty years after King’s historic march, the struggle for racial justice faces unprecedented challenges.

Trayvon Martin rally

How long are we supposed to remain calm when the laws we are called on to respect are an open assault on our humanity?

Moral Mondays

An inspiring grassroots movement is fighting back against the GOP’s outrageous budget cuts and attacks on democracy.

After the defeat of DOMA, the LGBTQ movement needs to push beyond marriage equality.

Gay rights activist arrested

In Russia, activists struggle against rising homophobia and a government crack down on LGBT rights.

Blogs

When a Pennsylvania jury sentenced Terrance Williams with the death penalty, they didn't know he had suffered years of violent sexual abuse at the hands of his victim. 

September 12, 2012

Larry Gibson, a leader of the fight against mountaintop removal, died Sunday. One of his last appearances is in Chris Hedges’s and Joe Sacco’s new book, Days of Destruction, Days of Revolt

September 12, 2012

Republican House leadership continues to block passage of the Violence Against Women Act. No one suffers the consequences of this political gamesmanship more than Native women.

September 11, 2012

While Democrats are effusing over the Mom-in-Chief, it’s worth noting that a branch of NOW is currently petitioning Party Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz to stop discrimination against moms with young kids and infants.

September 5, 2012

The Nation’s Aura Bogado traveled with Undocubus and brings you her reporter’s notebook.

September 5, 2012

The death of Brian Anders didn't make flashy headlines. But it's people like him that make history.

September 4, 2012

In their final stop before arriving to Charlotte for the DNC, UndocuBus riders continue to inspire others to come out of the shadows in North Carolina.

August 31, 2012

On their way to the Democratic National Convention, UndocuBus riders find community in Knoxville, Tennessee. 

August 30, 2012

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

 

August 29, 2012

Nearly half of all California voters are new or occasional voters. In South LA, one group is empowering community members to realize the significance of their vote.

August 28, 2012