Black History Month is about gratitude. I am grateful because time and again black people’s struggle for freedom advanced liberation for everyone in the United States—and is still advancing it today.
February 7, 2019 | Amy Traub
As a child, I vividly remember my Puerto Rican mom always watching the Oprah Winfrey Show, and I distinctly remember Oprah Winfrey and her show being my first real exposure to black culture, besides...
February 1, 2019 | Lesley Williams
Growing up in the 1970s, Black History Month was most often a project of recovery and redress: “recovering” subjugated stories of black achievement in order to redress their omission from...
February 1, 2019 | Carol Lautier
We at Demos are acutely aware of, and actively fighting against, the racist policies, beliefs, political tactics and narratives that have created and deepened the racial divide in our country. On...
January 22, 2019 | Lucy Mayo
In a critical moment of accelerating climate risk and new opportunity to address the climate change crisis, Demos stands in solidarity with the members and leaders of the Climate Justice Alliance for...
December 13, 2018 | Adrien Salazar and Lew Daly
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