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Military support for diplomacy

Amidst the darkness of Washington politics, a recent bright spot was the letter to Congress signed by more than 120 former senior military officers urging

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Collective Liberation: The Time is NOW

Take Em Down NOLA is a multi-ethnic, multi-generational coalition of organizers committed to the removal of ALL symbols of white supremacy in the city of

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Frederick Douglass: Recognize This!
I am currently working on a play on Frederick Douglass entitled The Blood of Souls and like anyone vaguely familiar with Mr. Frederick Augustus Bailey Johnson Douglass, I ...
It’s time to stop whitewashing Civil Rights history
The African American Civil Rights Movement of the 1950s and 1960s failed more than it succeeded. Yet, in the popular history of the Civil Rights Movement, we never talk ...
The Path Forward
We must hold President-Elect Trump and Congressional Republicans accountable. We cannot allow them to undo President Obama’s remarkable legacy. Like many Americans, my concerns with the course of the incoming Trump ...
Love the Boot. Don’t Pollute.
As communities continue to rebuild after the devastating Great Flood of 2016, there is more litter and debris than ever before. Drive down I-10 on any given day and ...
These are strange days
What is happening to America? The Trump-Pence jolt throws a weird uncertainty over the future. Incoming President Donald Trump vowed to appoint Supreme Court justices who will revoke women’s right ...
Let’s prove them wrong
With a few days left until Election Day some are speculating what the overall turnout will be among Black women. Black women were among the most active voters in the 2008 ...
Don’t blame Mother Nature, we need climate action
It’s been eleven years since Hurricane Katrina. For many residents of the Gulf Coast, August 29, 2005 was a nightmare. Katrina swept through Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama, devastating the cities ...
Whose movement is it anyway?
Activism creates economic, political or social change. It comes in all forms, from litigating and lobbying to strikes and sit-ins. Fifty years ago, during the American Civil Rights Movement, a ...

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