by Charlayne Hunter-Gault onJuly 22, 2009
Skip Gates’ arrest reminds me of the violent days of the civil rights movement.
June 25, 2009
I was struck when, in commenting on the unrest in Iran, Barack Obama invoked Martin Luther King, repeating the borrowed line that King made famous: “The arc of the moral universe is long but it bends toward justice.” Because already, as I watched the demonstrations in Iran, my mind took me back to the days of King and the students of about the same age as many of those in the streets in Tehran.
by Terence Samuel onMay 12, 2009
Can Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack dismantle the Last Plantation?
by Dayo Olopade onMarch 22, 2009
Steeped in a history of activism and black empowerment, Elizabeth Wilkins carried her familiy's torch to communities of color during the 2008 campaign. Now, she's making sure Barack Obama's policy agenda affects the lives of those she met on the trail.
by Michael E. Ross onJanuary 8, 2009
How Motown became a soundtrack for change.
by Keith Josef Adkins onDecember 3, 2008
The folk and blues singer died last night in New York. She was one of five major players that shaped my consciousness. Her voice provided a soundtrack to the civil rights movement, and although I was about 15 years too late, she helped my mind grow.
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