Ezra Klein, editor-in-chief of Vox, explains the difference between what poor Americans and Republicans hate about Obamacare.
Van Jones speaks about plastic pollution and how it affects the poor people.
On February 10, 2015, Suzanne Barakat’s brother Deah, her sister-in-law Yusor and Yusor’s sister Razan were murdered by their neighbor in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. The perpetrator’s story, that he killed them over a traffic dispute, went unquestioned by the … Continue reading
The University of King’s College lecture series “Conceptions of Race in Philosophy, Literature and Art” examines how the notion of race and the phenomenon of racism have developed in the Western tradition. Dr. Charles W. Mills, author of The Racial … Continue reading
According to American linguist and political activist, Noam Chomsky, media operate through 5 filters: ownership, advertising, the media elite, flack and the common enemy.
This video from NowThis explores the connection between the Civil Rights Movement and Movement for Black Lives. How has the internet impacted the way people organize?
If you had to guess, how much of your life is determined by the color of your skin, your heritage, or your cultural background? Francys Johnson explores the evolution of race relations in America and particularly the south. He challenges … Continue reading
Former South African President, Thabo Mbeki says Fidel Castro was committed to ensuring that South Africa attains liberation. Mbeki says Castro even advised the then ANC President Tambo on the challenges they are likely to face in implementing the Freedom … Continue reading
An interview with Nelson Mandela by ITN’s Brian Widlake in 1961. Mandela speaks about the vote, fundamental rights, and state violence.
This video examines the case of Marissa Alexander and the disparity found when women and black people invoke “stand your ground.”
States across the U.S. have reported teacher shortages. AJ+ spoke with some teachers who are still working in the classroom about what’s wrong with public education.
Thunder Valley CDC is a community development organization that is working with the local grassroots people and national organizations in the development of a sustainable regenerative community, that creates jobs, builds homes and creates a National model for alleviating poverty … Continue reading
Sarah Lewis describes how photography and music are often the catalyst for radical societal change. Lewis is a curator and historian based in New York. She is the author of The Rise: Creativity, the Gift of Failure, and the Search … Continue reading
At TEDWomen, Tony Porter makes a call to men everywhere: Don’t “act like a man.” Telling powerful stories from his own life, he shows how this mentality, drummed into so many men and boys, can lead men to disrespect, mistreat … Continue reading
Trump signed an executive order Friday afternoon that bans all immigrants and visa holders from seven majority-Muslim countries from entering the US for 90 days, and opens the door to more country-based bans in future. It also bans all refugee … Continue reading