Curtis Acosta's classes in Mexican American Studies gave kids pride in their heritage—until the Arizona Legislature canceled them. That's when his students became activists, and some real-life lessons began.
On issue after issue, women prisoners have learned to be their own strongest advocates.
As natives and ranchers work together to oppose the Keystone XL pipeline, they're also learning to understand each other's history, culture, and relationship with the land.
On the frontlines of resistance to the Keystone XL pipeline, ranchers and tribal members join forces in a striking display of solidarity.
Dr. Edward Tick, co-founder of Soldier's Heart and author of "Heal the Warrior, Heal the Country," responds to winners of the Winter 2014 "Support for Veterans" essay competition.
Why did an elementary school math problem go viral? It has to do with a new set of federal education standards known as the Common Core.
A look at the growing influence of undocumented voices in the movement for immigrant rights.
Mayor Chokwe Lumumba implemented only the first steps of his plan to address Jackson's extreme income inequality, which most seriously affected black residents. Now the city faces a choice between vastly different approaches to economic development.
Jazz singer Esperanza Spalding and company on standing up for people held without trial in America’s most controversial prison.
On the heels of pot legalization in Washington and Colorado, the movement for less punitive drug policy is coalescing at every level. Its new leaders could come from the very countries that have suffered the most.
Much of the momentum in the movement to reform the use of solitary confinement in the United States comes from the work of prisoners themselves.
The United States cannot legitimately lead an international response to the illegal Russian aggression in Ukraine until it abides by international law itself.