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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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College campuses are places for challeging intellectual debate, but racist ideology is neither challenging or intellectual. 

October 30, 2013

Finally, Native American voices are being heard by the media in protest of the name “Redskins.”

September 13, 2013

Representatives of the youth generation were cut from yesterday’s roster of speakers, but that won’t stop them from building a movement on their own. 

August 29, 2013

We remember it as the apogee of democratic idealism. At the time, it was feared as a harbinger of violent chaos.

August 23, 2013

A tour through the magazine's archives confirms Gary Younge’s argument in this week’s cover story.

August 23, 2013

Is the American understanding of Dr. King’s “I Have a Dream” speech “wrapped in the flag?”

August 21, 2013

Trayvon Martin rallies were held across the country following the George Zimmerman not-guilty verdict.

July 16, 2013

If the new Jackie Robinson biopic follows standard Hollywood procedure, here's the complicated legacy it'll whitewash.

April 1, 2013

As the national debate on comprehensive immigration reform heats up, Georgia activists are fighting racist state-level policy.

February 27, 2013

A trip to Philadelphia, Mississippi, forced me to confront how far I’d go for someone else.

February 7, 2013