Peace and Justice
People Without Homes, Homes Without People
by Brooke JarvisJun 24, 2010
- In New York City, low-income people fighting for affordable housing are taking on the developers of vacant condo projects.
Hate Groups? Not in Our School
Jun 10, 2010
- When an anti-gay hate group decided to visit their school, the students of Gunn High drowned out their protest with a celebration of acceptance.
People We Love :: Myriam Merlet
by Ashlee GreenMay 27, 2010
- In memoriam: a Haitian feminist
The Better Angels of Our Nature
by Kety EsquivelMay 21, 2010
- Arizona's new immigration law offers a choice between standing up for human rights or looking away while they're eroded. Which side will you be on?
By Any Means Necessary
by Adrienne Maree BrownMay 20, 2010
- Reflecting on Malcolm X's birthday: What if what's necessary is awe-inspiring, unconditional, militant love?
The 21st Century Civil Rights Movement
by Kety EsquivelMay 18, 2010
- Arizona's new immigration law has awakened a sleeping giant.
This Time, Equal Rights for All
by Sara KnightMay 17, 2010
- LGBT people still aren't protected from workplace discrimination, but a bill under consideration could change that.
Trouble the Water :: Film Trailer
May 13, 2010
- Home footage of Hurricane Katrina from 9th Ward resident Kimberly Rivers Roberts goes beyond news coverage, revealing the voices that government kept silent.
Farmworkers Rally for Higher Pay and Canada Frees Up Foreign Aid
May 13, 2010
- Canadian officials have announced plans to untie foreign aid by 2012–2013; Workers’ rights activists are taking on one of the largest supermarket chains in America, Florida-based Publix.
Healing Body and Heart, Cuban Style
by Beverly Bell and Tory FieldApr 02, 2010
- Cuban doctors and artists–on the ground in Haiti even before the earthquake–are helping survivors heal.
Immigrants on the Trail of Dreams
Mar 26, 2010
- Four undocumented students are walking from Miami to Washington, D.C., risking deportation to tell the stories of immigrants living in the shadows.
What Haitians Want from Americans (and What They Don't)
by Beverly BellMar 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 AndersonMar 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 GreenMar 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 EckartFeb 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.