With housing still inadequate more than 6 months after the earthquake, Haiti is witnessing the seeds of a people's movement to demand the human right to housing.
Black farmers, poised to receive a historic settlement after years of discrimination from the USDA, don’t think the attacks on Shirley Sherrod are a coincidence.
In New York City, low-income people fighting for affordable housing are taking on the developers of vacant condo projects.
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.
In memoriam: a Haitian feminist
Arizona's immigration law offers us a choice between two longstanding traditions in U.S. history: fighting for human rights or looking away while they're eroded. Which side will you be on?
Reflecting on Malcolm X’s birthday: What if what’s necessary is awe-inspiring, unconditional, militant love?
Arizona’s new immigration law has awakened a sleeping giant, with hundreds of thousands of people finding creative ways to stand in solidarity with Arizona’s Latino community.
LGBT people still aren’t protected from workplace discrimination, but a bill under consideration could change that.
Unable to afford fleeing her 9th Ward home, a resident decides to document Hurricane Katrina on her camcorder.
Cuban doctors and artists–on the ground in Haiti even before the earthquake–are helping survivors heal.
Four undocumented students are walking from Miami to Washington, D.C., risking deportation to tell the stories of immigrants living in the shadows.
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.