February 4, 2013 marked Rosa Parks’ 100th birthday. Historian Jeanne Theoharis, author of The Rebellious Life of Mrs. Rosa Parks, looks at Rosa Parks’ life in this video.
Race, Class, & Immigration: watch-listen
Professor Dayo F. Gore discusses her work, Radicalism at the Crossroads, which offers a sustained and in-depth analysis of the political thought and activism of black women radicals during the Cold War period and adds a new dimension to our … Continue reading
Hear from young black activists about the issues that brought them to the capital on the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington.
Bill Moyers discusses symbolism of the cross and lynching tree with theologian, James Cone.
This PBS documentary chronicles Malcolm X’s remarkable journey from his birth on May 19, 1925 in Omaha, Nebraska, to his assassination at the Audubon Ballroom in New York City on February 21, 1965.
Latino workers are 14% more likely to be fatally injured than all other workers in the country. The number is twice as high for Latino immigrants. Learn more about this issue and the personal story of construction worker, Luis Rodriguez, … Continue reading
Bruce Wallace visits a Brooklyn co-op to find out how the almost entirely immigrant Latina members are taking ownership of their jobs. Listen here.
Repost from NPR . “For almost four decades, a U.S. Supreme Court ruling has barred tribes from prosecuting non-American Indian defendants. But as part of last year’s re-authorization of the Violence Against Women Act, a new program now allows tribes … Continue reading
A group of students from the UCLA’s law school gather together to raise awareness of the emotional toll placed upon students of color due to their low representation in the student body.
Promotional video produced and filmed by Michael Shawn Cordero of MVMT for a 2011 fundraising campaign for Yaba Blay’s (1)ne Drop project.
Gives voice to and puts a human face on the undocumented children of immigrants who are desperate to earn their citizenship and give back to the only country they’ve ever called “home.” http://www.thedreamisnow.org/documentary
Historian Martha Biondi joins Left of Black via Skype to talk about what she describes as “an extraordinary chapter in the modern Black freedom struggle.” )
Professor David W. Blight shares his analysis on the impact of the Civil War on the ideas of Frederick Douglass. )
Colorlines publisher and executive director of Race Forward, Rinku Sen, was a guest on the Melissa Harris-Perry show where she discussed the Stand Your Ground laws. Watch here.
Professor Michael Honey, editor of “All Labor Has Dignity,” gives a talk on “History and Memory: Revisiting King’s Vision of Labor Rights and Economic Justice” at Smith Hall, University of Washington, Seattle, WA. )