In this article, Pastor Ron English reflects on the events of 2020 and considers what the struggle for freedom and equality will look like in the months and years ahead.
This article highlights some of today’s leaders in the ongoing struggle for freedom and equality.
Many Americans believe the majority of the social justice protests of 2020 were violent. The data collected by the political science professor featured in this article suggests otherwise.
Nearly 50 years after the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr., one writer urges readers to recall the power of his anger instead of thinking of him as a mythically happy character like Santa Claus.
The author of this opinion piece wants to remind those who call for an end to Black Lives Matter protests that the right to protest is crucial to the health of American democracy.
LISTEN: Afghan women fear what will happen to the rights they have fought for over the past two decades if the Taliban resumes power.
Learn about why the people of today are still fighting for the Juneteenth holiday and how it connects to the Civil Rights movement of our past.
Read about where Harriet Tubman got her start as a conductor on the Underground Railroad.
To commerate Nelson Mandela’s fight against apartheid in South Africa, a collection of letters written during his imprisonment was recently published. Critic Tim Adams shares what he discovered about the already well-known leader.
A professor tackles some of the most enduring misconceptions Americans hold about the institution of slavery.
Born a year before emancipation, journalist Ida B. Wells is getting some overdue recognition for her brave and powerful reporting on injustice.
The minority Uighurs in China face mistreatment, re-education, and forced labor. Learn what some big companies have to say about their role.
The First Amendment of the United States Constitution guarantees that Congress shall make no law abridging the freedom of the press. That essential freedom provides a powerful check to protect our democracy.
Read this article concerning Hong Kong’s protest for freedom.
The struggle for full equality doesn’t just show up in history books—it’s happening in hospitals every day.
Explore the maps and links on this page to see how fair access to the ballot box is across the United States.
Divers examining a shipwreck off the southern coast of Africa recovered remnants that bring the human experience of slavery into sharp focus.
Read about one billionaire’s response to the student loan debt problems facing the country and how African American graduates are disproportionately affected.
Listen to this radio report to learn about the Cherokee Nation’s bid to claim a U.S. Congress delegate seat.
Read about some famous historical moments and their impact on policies today regarding the struggle for LGBTQ rights.