Civil rights march on Washington, D.C. Film negative by photographer Warren K. Leffler, 1963. (Image: Library of Congress/Unsplash)
Duncan Cameron | A long history of slavery, indentured labour and discrimination has shaped anti-Black racism across the continent.
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Martin Luther King' speaking during March on Washington,1963. Photo: Wikipedia Commons.
Dennis Gruending | Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., one of history's great orators, was murdered 50 years ago, on April 4, 1968.
Martin Luther King Jr. and Mathew Ahmann in a crowd at March on Washington. Image: Rowland Scherman/Wikimedia Commons
Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | A coalition has formed to organize poor people in the United States into what Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. called "a new and unsettling force" to fight poverty.
Joe Biden speaks of Doug Jones chasing the KKK to the gates of hell. Photo: Doug Jones for Senate Committee​
Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | Social movements build power and make change. The Democrats would be wise to heed the lessons of Alabama, from resistance to slavery, to the civil-rights era, to the unexpected victory of Doug Jones.
Members of the San Francisco 49ers kneel during the national anthem before a game against the Washington Redskins at FedEx Field on October 15, 2017, in Landover, Maryland. Photo: Keith Allison
Meagan Gillmore | In sports and teaching, brave individuals are opening up what it means to stand up (or kneel down) for others
David Peck | Sam and Face2Face host David Peck talk about his new film premiering at TIFF, race relations in America, courage and why Sammy Davis Junior was the greatest entertainer of the 20th century.
Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., was interrupted while reading the words of Coretta Scott King on the U.S. Senate floor this week.
Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | Civil rights pioneer Julian Bond died this week at the age of 75. Amy Goodman and Denis Moynihan reflect on his contributions to racial justice and the Black Lives Matter movement.
Amy Goodman | Fifty years after Bloody Sunday, the movements for racial justice, voting rights and against police brutality are coalescing, bringing together past and present to shape a new future.
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Victoria Fenner | A panel discussion in Halifax reflecting on Malcolm X's faith and contribution to the struggle for African-American civil rights.
Amy Goodman | The film "Selma" follows one of the key moments in the civil-rights movement, the 1965 marches from Selma to Montgomery, best remembered for "Bloody Sunday" on March 7.