They opposed the war on Iraq, met with those of other faiths, and called on the U.S. to rejoin the family of nations. Today church leaders continue their call for a just foreign policy.
In a year when civil rights activists were being gunned down and African Americans risked their lives if they attempted to vote, sharecroppers, maids, and small business owners from the grassroots of Mississippi organized the Freedom Democratic Party and took on the power structure of the United States.
Why do so many attempts to build coalitions across race and culture result in hurt and division? These seasoned activists offer tips on what makes the difference between success and disaster.
In mid-January, more than 80,000 global activists, scholars, Nobel laureates, poets, musicians, indigenous peoples, and community organizers gathered to declare once again, "Another world is possible!"
On the 75th anniversary of the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s birth, an elder stateswoman of the Black Power movement reflects on what might have been different if we'd taken King's most radical teachings to heart-and what might still be possible
The name Bogota conjures images of kidnapping, murder, and drug wars. But today's Bogota is safer than Washington, D.C., or Baltimore. A visionary mayor discovered the secret to making his city safe. Enrique Penalosa tells Susan Ives the story.