The high lonesome sound that touched so many, so deeply, could only have been born of both strife and fight-back in equal proportions.
Juliano Mer-Khamis, a leading figure in Palestinian for creative nonviolent resistance, was killed last week. In this clip, Mer-Khamis describes the work of the theater he founded as an outlet for Palestinian youth to deal with their experiences living under Israeli occupation.
A vivid and personal portrait of a husband and his enduring work.
This brilliant activist and film and theater director, recently murdered in Jenin, represented the best of what it means to be Palestinian and to be Jewish.
Manning meant for his students to bridge the gap between the seminar room and the street, between theory and practice, between big ideas and the brutal realities of our present world.
A collection of tributes from friends, students and admirers of a man whose outsized impact on American letters will be felt for years to come.
A tribute to the recently departed scholar Manning Marable, by a close friend.
A tribute to the life of Jonathan Rowe, political activist and writer, by journalist and a friend of his, Russ Baker.
Weinglass devoted his legal career to making human rights more sacred than corporate profit.