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What Haitians Want from Americans (and What They Don't)
by Beverly Bellposted Mar 17, 2010
- We asked Haitians in civil society organizations, on the streets, in buses, “What do you want from the U.S.? What help can Americans give Haiti?” Here are some of their answers.
Loving Day Celebrates Love that Knows No Racial Bounds
by Berit Andersonposted Mar 04, 2010
- Loving Day celebrates the ruling in Loving v. Virginia that made it illegal for a state to enforce laws banning interracial marriage.
Race: Are We So Different?
by Ashlee Greenposted Mar 04, 2010
- Line up a dozen skin types against your own: Can you tell where black ends and white begins?
"Pro-poor" Relief for Haiti
by Kim Eckartposted Feb 26, 2010
- In the aftermath of the Jan. 12 earthquake that is believed to have killed more than 150,000 people, a call is growing for more long-term, sustainable solutions, such as debt relief.
Hope's Poet: Interview with Dennis Brutus
by Shirin Shirinposted Feb 25, 2010
- The late Dennis Brutus, an elder in South Africa's long struggle against apartheid, shares his story, his poetry, and why he's optimistic about the global justice movement.
Gender and Justice in Haiti
by Beverly Bellposted Feb 17, 2010
- Beverly Bell remembers Magalie Marcelin, a leader of Haiti's movement for women's rights, who was killed during the earthquake.
From Disaster Aid to Solidarity
by Beverly Bellposted Feb 12, 2010
- How can concerned foreigners help Haiti recover while respecting the needs and desires of those who live there?
Fighting Like Hell
by Beverly Bellposted Feb 11, 2010
- Haiti has a long history of exploitation, but an equally long history of powerful resistance.
Quote: President Barack Obama
posted Feb 11, 2010
- A quote from President Barack Obama, from the America: The Remix issue of YES! Magazine. Download it here.
Dave Moore: Fighter for Civil Rights and Working People
posted Jan 27, 2010
- Video: A tribute to Dave Moore, an icon of the civil rights and labor movements, who passed away in the fall of 2009 at the age of 97.
Tsunami Survivors Fight for Land Rights
by Robert Reynoldsposted Dec 26, 2009
- In Thailand, the Indian Ocean tsunami allowed resort developers to push indigenous coastal communities off their land. Villages are fighting back--and winning legal rights to their homes.
White House Opens Visitor Log to the Public
by Heather Purserposted Dec 15, 2009
- The White House has begun making its visitor logs publicly available on its website, reversing a Bush administration policy that kept such records secret.
Human Rights in the Age of Obama
by Tanya Dawkinsposted Dec 15, 2009
- Interview with Ajamu Baraka: Protecting human rights during a recession means rethinking the role of government, taking direct action, and creating an equitable society.
Homeland Security Addresses Rights Violations
by Susie Shuttsposted Dec 15, 2009
- In October, the Department of Homeland Security announced reforms aimed at improving conditions for immigrants being held in detention centers.
People We Love :: Bahati Kizungu
by Lynsi Burtonposted Dec 15, 2009
- Reporting for children’s rights.