News and Features
Fifty years after the March on Washington, Dr. King’s most famous speech, like his own political legacy, is widely misunderstood.
On city walls across the country, muralists and street artists depict him as a statesman, visionary, hero and martyr.
How low-wage food service workers are serving up justice.
Fifty years after King’s historic march, the struggle for racial justice faces unprecedented challenges.
Where has it gone?
How long are we supposed to remain calm when the laws we are called on to respect are an open assault on our humanity?
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.
In Russia, activists struggle against rising homophobia and a government crack down on LGBT rights.
“I killed the thing that almost killed me,” said Kirk Bloodsworth, who faced execution in Maryland, the latest state to outlaw capital punishment.