The Inconvenient King: Martin Luther’s Discarded Dream

AJ Springer offers his thoughts on Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and how aspects of his legacy are being tarnished.

The Gay Man Behind Dr. Martin Luther King

Bayard Rustin was a key advisor to Dr. King. Widely credited for the pacifist strategies of the movement, Rustin was a gay man who, had he not been shamed and shunned, could have been at the forefront of both black and LGBT civil rights.

Your Wishes Delivered: Mr Brown’s Books

See how one remarkable man is giving back & making wishes come true.

Demand a 2016 Election Day Holiday!

How can you fight back against discriminatory voter registration laws? Demand an Election Day Holiday!

8 Reasons Why I Don’t Watch Professional Sports

Steve Dustcircle used to enjoy watching sports, but he’s not a sports fan any more. It’s not because his teams are losing, it’s because he listened to his conscience.

Are You Afraid To Talk About Racism?

To combat racism and heal society we must first be able to talk about it. Until then, nothing will change.

Here’s How History is Shaping the #studentblackout Movement

Curious how what is happening at Mizzou and other campuses relates to the bigger, historical context? Marshall Ganz helps break it down.

The Top LGBT Accomplishments of 2015 — So Far

There were huge ways that LGBT people made gains this year. Alex Temblador counts them out. — January 4, 2015 Austria allows same-sex couples to adopt. January 20, 2015 President Obama uses the word “transgender” in a State of the Union address, the first for any U.S. president. January 21, 2015 Israel now allows transgender […]

The Indisputable Impact of #BlackLivesMatter

The #BlackLivesMatter movement has impacted our news, politics, and society; whether for good or bad is a matter of opinion.

I Have A Dream: From Martin Luther King to Ellen DeGeneres

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. fought for the fundamentals of man in 1963. Three decades later, Ellen DeGeneres gives a speech that reminds us why they’re still the cornerstones of humanity.