Women, a Constant Force in the Fight for Democracy

Women, a Constant Force in the Fight for Democracy

by Jotaka Eaddy

Fifty years ago, Daisy Bates was one of only two women to deliver remarks at the 1963 March on Washington.  In a 142-word speech… Read More

At the Intersection:<br />
Equal Opportunity for All

At the Intersection:
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by Alexis McGill Johnson

Fifty years ago this week, hundreds of thousands of Americans joined Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in preparation for the historic… Read More

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We Believe That We Will Win

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We Believe That We Will Win

by Kristian Rainge-Campbell

Trayvon Martin is neither the present-day Emmett Till, nor is he the victim of an isolated phenomenon of injustice. Trayvon’s… Read More

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Bloomberg's Lie that Stop and Frisk Makes Blacks Feel Safe

by #teamEBONY

Since a federal judge ruled last week that the NYPD’s use of stop-and-frisk techniques was unconstitutional, Mayor Michael… Read More

JUSTICE FOR TRAYVON:<br />
Sanford's Racial Issues Run Deep

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by Veronica Byrd

The city of Sanford (population 54,000) is mostly known for the Auto Train… Read More

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A Disturbing Catalog of Violence Against Freedom Summer Participants

by Slate

This “Incident Summary” details acts of harassment, big and small, reported by civil rights activists and allies working… Read More

Twitter Takes on White Privilege in Feminism

White Privilege in Feminism Called Out

by The Root

Helping someone recognize their privilege is always a difficult, uncomfortable process. This is especially true for women of color… Read More

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From Anger to Action

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by Nick Chiles

As the anger from the George Zimmerman acquittal coalesces into a desire… Read More

STOP AND FRISK:<br />
The Fight Has Just Begun

STOP AND FRISK:
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by R. L'Heureux Lewis-McCoy, PhD

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