Anti-racism activism

It’s Time for a 21st-Century Anti-Lynching Movement

It’s Time for a 21st-Century Anti-Lynching Movement It’s Time for a 21st-Century Anti-Lynching Movement

Black women have made connections between their struggles and those of black men since the 1800s.

Aug 27, 2014 / Paula J. Giddings

As People of Color, We’re Not All in the Same Boat

As People of Color, We’re Not All in the Same Boat As People of Color, We’re Not All in the Same Boat

We all have different places in the racial hierarchy. But we can still work together for justice.

Aug 27, 2014 / Rinku Sen

For the Sake of Michael Brown

For the Sake of Michael Brown For the Sake of Michael Brown

We believe it is because not nearly enough capable people with resources in this region have heeded our pleas that we have reached this crisis point of complete breakdown. We need ...

Aug 22, 2014 / The St. Louis American Editorial Board

How to End Militarized Policing

How to End Militarized Policing How to End Militarized Policing

We can undo the policies facilitating police violence in Ferguson.

Aug 18, 2014 / Alex S. Vitale

White Noise, Black Politics

White Noise, Black Politics White Noise, Black Politics

What happens when the black experience is relegated to background noise?

Apr 16, 2014 / Column / Melissa Harris-Perry

The Misremembering of ‘I Have a Dream’

The Misremembering of ‘I Have a Dream’ The Misremembering of ‘I Have a Dream’

Fifty years after the March on Washington, Dr. King’s most famous speech, like his own political legacy, is widely misunderstood.

Aug 14, 2013 / Books & the Arts / Gary Younge

How the Streets Honor Martin Luther King Jr.

How the Streets Honor Martin Luther King Jr. How the Streets Honor Martin Luther King Jr.

On city walls across the country, muralists and street artists depict him as a statesman, visionary, hero and martyr.

Aug 14, 2013 / Books & the Arts / Camilo José Vergara

Black Unlike Me Black Unlike Me

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 themselv...

Jun 27, 2002 / Books & the Arts / John McMillian

Color and the Court Color and the Court

The project of racial reconciliation and historical correction is "constitutional" in the deepest, multiple senses of that word.

Sep 25, 2000 / Feature / Christopher Edley Jr.

Howard Zinn speaks into a microphone at the 2009 Sundance Music Festival on January 22, 2009 in Park City, Utah.

Remembering Howard Zinn Remembering Howard Zinn

Friends of The Nation and of Howard Zinn offer recollections of the man, his work, and his impact on thinkers and activists.

Feb 1, 2010 / Books & the Arts / Various Contributors

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