Professor David W. Blight shares his analysis on the impact of the Civil War on the ideas of Frederick Douglass.
Race, Class, & Immigration: watch-listen
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.
Repost from PBS. Watch the full film, Alice Walker: Beauty in Truth, here.
War on Want, the School of Law at SOAS and the Russell Tribunal on Palestine were honoured to host Angela Davis and Gina Dent for a discussion on Justice for Palestine and the Stop G4S campaign. The event was a … Continue reading
Kalamazoo College students raise questions about the importance and purpose of social justice.
“The Legacy Workout is dedicated to the memory of bodies of work. Of bodies at work. And at play. Of minds committed to mining greatness, to combating injustice, to insuring a future for future bodies, and minds. The Legacy Workout … Continue reading
Repost from the New York Times, this video tells the story of a black teenager in Florida who was killed by a white man after an argument over loud music.
Repost from the New York Times, this video offers insight into the beginnings of Alif Laam Meem, the first Muslim fraternity in the United States, on the campus of the University of Texas, Dallas.
Officer Greg Ruprecht sees Restorative Justice in action by keeping offenders from becoming repeat offenders. Read about this in Yes!
One night in 1971, files were stolen from an F.B.I. office near Philadelphia. They proved that the bureau was spying on thousands of Americans. The case was unsolved, until now. Click here http://nyti.ms/1dNNL0G to read the story: Burglars Who Took On F.B.I. … Continue reading
Mark Anthony Neal is joined by Gaye Theresa Johnson to talk about her new book, “Spaces of Conflict, Sounds of Solidarity: Music, Race, and Spacial Entitlement in Los Angeles”.
Repost from the New York Times. Through the story of Ms. Mary Singleton, the topic of racial disparities in deaths resulting from breast cancer is explored. Also, check out the accompanying story, “Tackling a Racial Gap in Breast Cancer Survival”, … Continue reading
Reverend William J. Barber, President of the North Carolina NAACP, speaks at kickoff rally for Moral Monday Movement in Georgia. January 13, 2014 Georgia State Capitol
The novelist James Baldwin wrote, “If you know whence you came, there is really no limit to where you can go.” This is the motivation for the oral interview effort in the City of East Cleveland called the “Voicing and … Continue reading