The presidential campaign of Hillary Clinton has been a master class in how to divorce economic issues from issues of race and gender by pushing the language of “intersectionality,” which enables the political class to head off threats to their power and protect the status quo. The results in the South Carolina
Albert Woodfox, known as one of the “Angola 3,” was finally released from the Louisiana State Penitentiary in Angola. He spent over four decades in solitary confinement, and had his conviction for second-degree murder overturned three times. Each time, despite clear evidence of abuse and corruption, the state of Louisiana
Kartemquin Films continues to celebrate its 50th Anniversary with this short film on racism among working class Chicagoans in the 1970s.
Ryan Coogler, of Blackout for Human Rights, invited Chris Rock and other Hollywood artists to Harlem’s Riverside Church to celebrate Martin Luther King Day.
In just 3 minutes, Eleanor Goldfield of Act Out! explains why #BlackOnCampus is at the heart of a new activist awakening on American college campuses.
One week after the Paris attacks, any American Muslim or U.S. citizen with brown skin lives in fear of what might happen if they go out in public. It is particularly awful for those brown-skinned Americans who decide to travel by plane because airlines, police, and security agents are legitimizing
After the Paris Attacks, innocent Muslims are facing a host of threats and even violent attacks, while American Islamophobia threatens to reach new heights.
In a speech delivered Oct. 15 in Minneapolis, MintPress News Founder Mnar Muhawesh discussed the personal tolls of war and corporate media fear mongering.
The American Friends Service Committee asked young activists, “What would police look like in your community?” What does real peace look like to you?
In Indiana, a brutal attack on a Muslim woman in a cafe, while a Muslim family in a Chicago suburb recently received a threatening flier on their vehicle.