Peace and Justice

Understanding Multiracial America
by Jing Fong
By the midcentury, people of color will make up the majority in the U.S. These resouces will help students understand race and the experiences of multiracial people.
YES! Recommends: Teaching Diverse Students Initiative
by Jing Fong
How can teachers effectively teach diverse students when they struggle with their own understandings of race?
Rachel Corrie and the Image of Israel
by Neve Gordon
Commentary: What can we learn from Israel's response to the death of Rachel Corrie, who was crushed by a bulldozer while protesting the demolition of Palestinian homes in the Gaza strip?
What Haitians Want from Americans (and What They Don't)
by Beverly Bell
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.
NATO Goes Anti-Nuclear?
by Alice Slater
There is extraordinary momentum behind calls to abolish nuclear weapons, with other NATO members challenging the U.S. to keep up.
Haitian Women Mourn the Dead, Recommit to the Living
by Beverly Bell
In Haiti, International Women's Day is a reminder of what women have done and are still doing to keep hope alive.
A Future for Agriculture, A Future for Haiti
by Beverly Bell
Haiti's way forward is tied to food sovereignty and a renewed focus on local agriculture.
Loving Day Celebrates Love that Knows No Racial Bounds
by Berit Anderson
Loving Day celebrates the ruling in Loving v. Virginia that made it illegal for a state to enforce laws banning interracial marriage.
Everyday Conversations to Heal Racism
by Roberto Vargas
5 steps to courageous conversations about race and culture.
Race: Are We So Different?
by Ashlee Green
Line up a dozen skin types against your own: Can you tell where black ends and white begins?
Protests Mount Against Israeli Blockade of Gaza
In a series of protests across the Arab world, activists have demanded an end to the siege of the Gaza Strip and expressed outrage at the Egyptian government for actions that reflect the political will of Israel and the United States.
Appeals Court Rules Inmates Entitled to Voting Rights
by Jeff Raderstrong
A federal appeals court in January ruled that felons incarcerated in Washington State have been illegally barred from voting.
Bolivia to Host Climate Summit for the People
by Margit Christenson
Bolivian President Evo Morales has called for an alternative climate-change conference, this one involving governments as well as non-governmental organizations, indigenous groups, scientists, and environmentalists.
"Pro-poor" Relief for Haiti
by Kim Eckart
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.
Homegrown Aid in Haiti
by Beverly Bell
Many displaced Haitians are turning to neighbors, family, and peasant organizations in the countryside for help.