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Moms 4 Housing activists gather to protest real estate speculators. Image: Moms 4 Housing/Twitter
Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | Moms 4 Housing, a collective of homeless and marginally housed mothers, are fighting against real estate speculators and profiteers in the San Francisco Bay Area.
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Civil Rights March on Washington, D.C. (Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and Mathew Ahmann in a crowd) Photo: U.S. National Archives and Records Administration/Wikimedia Commons
Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | The U.S. House of Representatives passed a resolution -- on Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday -- rejecting "White nationalism and White supremacy as hateful expressions of intolerance."
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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.
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Martin Luther King's battle for racial justice can inform our reaction to the Gerald Stanley murder trial
Dennis Gruending | Indigenous and Black experiences of oppression are not equivalent, but we can learn from civil rights activism when fighting for justice for Indigenous peoples in Canada.
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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.
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James Comey. Image: Flickr/Brookings Institution​
Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | The FBI has become the darling of Trump's opponents. But this powerful, secretive federal police force has a long, dark and often violent history of suppressing dissent in the U.S.
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Doreen Nicoll | It's time to not only continue, but to redouble our efforts to make the oppression of women as repulsive and socially unacceptable as the oppression of African Americans.
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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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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.
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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.
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Duncan Cameron | The non-violent tactics first employed by Ghandi in South Africa have much to offer those who believe another world is possible, and has now become necessary.
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Muna Mire | Muna Mire writes that Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebrates more than one man's vision, and there's a message in that for all of us: Take the myth, look at the reality and then get to work.