The first time I noticed my hands
trembling, I was still a young man,
just returned from a war…
Frederick Douglass embraced the promise of the Declaration, even while he condemned the United States as a land of hypocrisy, because people talk about freedom, but in fact they deprive millions of their freedom.
We’re not asking you to shoot them like you shoot us, we’re asking you to NOT shoot us like you don’t shoot them…
This is the year when we really learned that not even white lives matter to most white people.
The wind last night was fierce and numbingly cold. It moved like a carving knife through the remaining remnants of summer, easing away the reluctant last memories we have of the warm and sunny past.
The normal to which we are supposed to want to return is what gave us Donald Trump in the first place, and the forces that produced that outcome have not gotten weaker in the interim
Will the November Election Be Decided in the Streets?
The energy and intersectionality of youth along with the experience and engagement of elders are putting climate issues at the forefront of the 2020 elections.
Trayvon Martin, a Black teenager, was killed for walking home at night—Kyle Rittenhouse, a white teenager, is being defended by Republicans after murdering two BLM protesters.
Jeffery Robinson, the ACLU’s top racial justice expert, discusses the dark history of Confederate symbols across the country and outlines what we can do to learn from our past and combat systemic racism.
Slavery has occurred in many forms throughout the world, but the Atlantic slave trade — which forcibly brought more than 10 million Africans to the Americas — stands out for both its global scale and its lasting legacy.
What drives the current rift between white and Black America, and how as individuals can we effectively contribute to the fight against the worldmaking of whiteness?
As the COVID-19 pandemic sweeps across the U.S, African Americans are contracting the illness—and dying from it—at rates twice as high as the general population.