The legacy of structural racism is part of Angela Davis’ latest book, The Meaning of Freedom. Here’s an excerpt.
A new “color-blind” ideology threatens to undo the work of the Civil Rights Movement by revoking the Voting Rights Act.
Howard Zinn reframed American history from the progressive perspective.
More than fifty years since the Civil Rights Movement, certain Americans have had their right to vote denied based on new voter suppression laws across the nation.
A year is an almost ridiculous measure of time for much of what matters: at one year old, Georgia O’Keeffe was not a great painter, and Bessie Smith…
Memphis segregationists feared the civil rights leader for the most interesting of reasons – a moral man can’t be corrupted or hustled.
The American Revolution itself stands as a reminder of how the then most powerful empire in the world could be challenged.