History Is the Beast That Will Not Die, Will Not Blink

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Keith Owens reminds us of the chilling truth that while some things have changed in the South, some things remain the same.

Let’s Argue About Something

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Ken Goldstein wants to argue—-but also wants to know the point of the argument.

Why Do Protesters Occupy the Streets?

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Patrick DeCarlo examines the rationale behind stopping traffic, blocking bridges, and ruining your commute.

Happy Birthday, Dr. King! Love, Your Pal, Woolite

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Adiba Nelson shows us how one company got it horribly wrong.

Andrew Young Gives Kids on Civil Rights Tour Passionate Post MLK Message

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1960’s Civil Rights Activist Speaks on Life With and After MLK

Martin Luther King and the Great Hopscotch Leap

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“The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.” – Martin Luther King, Jr.

The CIA Tortures Abroad

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Who tortures US citizens at home?

We Know It Can’t Happen Here

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For years, James Stafford has watched how we compared everything to the horrors of Nazi Germany—killing of civilians, a militarized police state, torture—but that could never happen here, right?

WOW: You Have to See This Time-Lapse Video of #MillionsMarchNYC

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This is what America looks like. This is how America changes. This is how we grow.

Anti-Black Racism, the Making of Whiteness, and the Task of White Anti-Racists

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Chris Crass dives into the role of white people in supporting the anti-racism movement.

United Nations Under Pressure to Protect ‘Traditional Families’ Over Individual Rights

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Anti-gay countries are trying to use the UN’s Human Rights Council to exempt themselves from LGBT rights obligations.