Society | The Nation


Fifty Years After the March on Selma, Everything and Nothing Has Changed

Racism, segregation and inequality persist in this civil-rights battleground.

by Ari Berman

The romance in the film isn’t perverse—and that’s the problem.
Posted Feb 25 2015 - 2:25pm
A new generation of civil rights activists depends on a free Internet.
Posted Feb 11 2015 - 3:06pm
Once a beacon of progressive programming, the network is now beset by financial woes and infighting.
Posted Feb 11 2015 - 4:07pm


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