Those who desecrated the Capitol in January called themselves patriots. Millions supported them, including members of both Houses. This again reminded one of Robeson, because seventy-two years earlier, another angry mob might well have lynched him.
New study shows police homicides have significantly decreased in most cities where Black Lives Matter protests occurred. The #BLM movement can take some satisfaction in its possible impact on police homicides.
The 93-year-old musician, co-founder of the political label Paredon Records, looks back on a history of resistance. If you see your country “making horrible mistakes, you have to speak up,” she said. “You’re colluding with it if you don’t speak up.”
Overwhelming odds, unexpected alliances and tough losses — defeating Keystone XL built a bolder, savvier climate movement. From frontline battles to large national mobilizations, tar sands resistance developed new tactics and organizing strategies.
Ten guesses why social justice activism rarely appears in our novels and movies. In the midst of major popular uprising, where are the lists of stories that would draw us into the heads and hearts of activist characters taking on injustices they face
Race Man captures the full output of Bond’s long and distinguished career, first as an activist with SNCC, then as a member of the Georgia legislature, then as an academic, finally as a writer and aging lion of the civil rights movement.