Podcast
Charlene Sayo, Andrew Sayo, Eirene Cloma | Civil rights icon and activist Minnijean Brown Trickey shares her thoughts about the legacy of Little Rock Nine, living in segregated America, and resisting at 73.
Columnists
Amy Goodman | The ghost of Dred Scott haunts the streets of Ferguson. Miles from his final resting place, the echoes of his life and his struggles persist, amidst clouds of tear gas.
News
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Marusya Bociurkiw | Despite Russian troops, Ukraine's citizens are taking the helm and building civil society. In this article, a look at the feminist, LGBT and human rights communities that are organizing in Ukraine.
Columnists
Amy Goodman | In remembering Maya Angelou, it is important to recall her commitment to the struggle for equality, not just for herself, or for women, or for African-Americans, but for all.
Blog
Josh Tabish | This is a crucial week for negotiations on the Trans-Pacific Partnership. Groups from across the political spectrum have launched the online Stop The Secrecy campaign.
News
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Hamden Rice | What most people who reference Dr. King seem not to know is how Dr. King actually changed the subjective experience of life in the United States for African Americans.
News
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Alex Hunsberger | Ontario politician Tim Hudak wants to push through 'right-to-work' laws in Canada. While many know they aren't good for labour, not as many know these laws got their legs from U.S. segregation.
Blog
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Stephen Kimber | It is long past time for Nova Scotians to honour and celebrate Viola Desmond. In 1946, Desmond, a black businesswoman from Halifax, became our very own Rosa Parks.
Columnists
Thomas Ponniah | No athlete in the past century has captured the hearts of progressive activists, writers and commentators around the world more than Muhammad Ali.
Blog
John Greyson
Christopher Majka | John Greyson and Tarek Loubani's detention provides a lesson on civil rights and democracy, in Egypt and Canada; without them totalitarianism prevails. Too bad yellow journalism misses the point.
Podcast
Redeye Collective | Playwright Tommy Taylor was one of 900 people arrested and held in detention during the G20 summit in Toronto in July 2010. He’s turned the Facebook post he wrote about it into a play.
Podcast
Redeye Collective | The Highlander Center for Research and Education was founded in New Market, Tennessee in 1932. Peter Driftmier toured the centre recently and prepared this report.