“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.”
The weekend brought seekers of racial justice in Missouri to the police station, the university, and the local Wal-Mart—the scene of another recent police shooting of a young black man.
These projects show how everyday people can address violence in our own communities by break through the silence to interrupt abuse.
“It makes me feel happy and inspired that we have people of all generations who are thinking that more drastic, extraordinary actions are necessary.”
The work of activism is full of messy contradictions. In “Towards Collective Liberation,” Chris Crass breaks down the influence of racism and patriarchy, including helpful how-tos—like “Twenty Careful Steps Toward Anti-sexist Action.”
When you ask Americans specific questions about the policies they support, it turns out we're not so polarized after all.
PBS's new documentary "American Revolutionary" explores the life of Grace Lee Boggs—who's been fighting for civil and labor rights in the Motor city for more than 75 years.
Longhouse Media helps indigenous artists step behind the camera and document their lives.
It's possible that the Cowboy Indian Alliance offers a glimpse into what a spiritually integrated environmental movement might look like, honoring diversity while resisting cooptation.
Our political process, Robert Jensen reminds us, begins with conversation.
On issue after issue, women prisoners have learned to be their own strongest advocates.
Empathy can be a force for radical social change, but only if we understand how to unleash it.