This year’s most popular movies and TV series can be a tool to work your way out of a particularly bad conversation.
Slacktivism? Not so much. From #BlackLivesMatter to #BringBackOurGirls, this year's best hashtags around issues of social justice brought fresh voices into some of our most important conversations.
In 1997, he asked: "Who could have thought we would ever be an example, except of awfulness; who could ever have thought we would be held up as a model to the rest of the world?" Today, South Africa's healing process is a beacon of hope for the United States.
A singing flash mob honors the passing of Nelson Mandela, who helped establish South Africa's Truth and Reconciliation process after apartheid.
Radical science fiction and fantasy are a remedy for the belief that there is no alternative to the violence and inequality that surround us.
Crisis Intervention Teams train police officers to understand mental illness without resorting to violence.
“We all just left class. As soon as 11:00 came, we stood up and walked out of class. Together as one.”
“For some, racial inequality and fear are raw realities every day, and anything inspiring in American history rings false and remote. For others, the call to reflect on injustice feels like a personal accusation. But we are caught in this history together.”
Quite often it is our darker side that illuminates the best part of us, that brings us to where we need to be.
More than 40 percent of Palestinian males have spent time in Israeli prisons. The schools that operate within are increasingly important.
Grassroots action has backed down the city’s aggressive water shutoffs.