The symbol of the Southern states' rebellion and secession, of waging war to protect slavery, may be less visible. But the fight for equality continues.
With the U.S. Supreme Court decision supporting Michigan's ban against affirmative action in state university admissions and the increasing resegregation of schools, segregation may be alive and well.
On This Day
Origins of MLK Day, accomplishments of the man, and what it all means today
In seeking economic justice, it is particularly tempting to ignore the links between race and poverty, as well as the profound influence of sexism and sexuality on economic hierarchies.
Mar 23, 2011 to Mar 24, 2011
7 Hart House Circle University of TorontoM5S 3H3 Toronto , ON
Canada43° 39' 48.996" N, 79° 23' 40.7436" W
A panel discussion challenging race and class within Toronto’s multicultural framework, in honour of the UN Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination.
Mar 20, 2010
2538 Maple St.Vancouver
Canada49° 15' 48.9168" N, 123° 8' 18.834" W
Join migrant workers and the Labour Committee from the Organizing Centre for Social and Economic Justice, to speak out against wage theft!
In Dreaming Blackness, Melanye T. Price courses through the history of scholarly thought on the black American experience.
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The U.S. economy may finally be bottoming out. But if the worst is really behind us, we are likely facing a painful period of “growth” that looks very much like the present.
On This Day
On October 17, 1988 the Supreme Court of Canada removed the last major barrier to universal suffrage in Canada, granting institutionalized mental health patients the right to vote