In a special edition of The Tight Rope, Dr. Cornel West provides closing thoughts on his “ridiculous situation at Harvard” with respect to his being denied tenure at the institution. Join Dr. West and Professor Tricia Rose as they discuss the finality of Dr. West’s decision to leave Harvard and return “home” to Union Theological Seminary.
After Monday’s horrific mass shooting at a King Soopers grocery store in Boulder, Colorado, demands for action, not more processual excuses for doing nothing, are intensifying.
Activists held an international day of action to support Amazon workers on March 20, highlighting the ways unions can help defend worker rights and safety protections. TRNN’s Jaisal Noor reports from the solidarity action held outside of an Amazon facility in Baltimore.
As COVID-19 variants reach the state’s prisons and jails, where testing of guards and inmates is woefully inadequate, the situation in Maryland is only getting worse.
Internationally acclaimed author and historian Rick Perlstein opens up about his family history and shares some insights into how the ruling class lives and thinks.
In this week’s round-up of Baltimore news: Mayor Brandon Scott delivers his State of the City address, students and leaders look to end digital redlining, activists push for further cannabis reform, and more.
“Judas and the Black Messiah” has received much-deserved praise, but there are still many facets to the story of the Rainbow Coalition and Fred Hampton’s murder that need to be told.
Why is it so hard to reform the police, let alone hold police accountable for abusing their power? What are the legal and political protections that have put police above the very law they’re supposed to enforce?
With the historic union election at the Amazon fulfillment center in Bessemer, Alabama, underway, we sit down with Joshua Brewer, one of the lead union organizers involved with the campaign, to talk about what a union would mean for this majority-Black community.
The professors invite Rapsody to discuss the legacy of the Black music tradition and how it continually reiterates itself within “new genres,” creating a cultural archive.