December 10, 2018 is the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. In 1948, in the aftermath of the fall of the Nazi regime, the United States joined many countries in the world...
December 10, 2018 | Algernon Austin
April Ryan, White House correspondent for American Urban Radio Networks, and other journalists of color have not been favorites of President Donald Trump.
November 20, 2018 | Caleb Gayle
Immediately after the election the increasingly violent Trump administration continued to feed its most hateful impulses, making it evident that in spite of some progressive wins the fate of our...
November 15, 2018 | Charly Carter and Carol Lautier
Free, fair, and accessible elections are the foundation of a healthy democracy. We should be a country that expands access to the ballot and encourages full participation. Instead, in the lead-up to...
November 2, 2018 | Chiraag Bains
Today is a key date in the struggle for economic equality and human rights. November 1st is Latina Equal Pay Day, marking the date when the typical Latina woman’s wages since January 1, 2017...
October 31, 2018 | Amy Traub and Miranda Galindo
Today is National Voter Registration Day. To commemorate this important day, all eligible voters should take the time to register to vote or to check that their current voter registration status is...
September 25, 2018 | Pamela Cataldo
Climate catastrophe unfolds onto layers of historic disenfranchisement, displacement, and social exclusion that leaves poor people and communities of color bearing the brunt of disasters. Today...
September 20, 2018 | Adrien Salazar
"Gentlemen, the Pullman Company is ready to sign." With that concession from the company president on August 25, 1937, the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters became the first black labor union to...
August 23, 2018 | Amy Traub