Atlanta

New Progressive Georgia County Commissioner Takes Oath on Malcolm X’s Autobiography

June 16, 2018

Georgia’s new Athens-Clarke County Commissioner Mariah Parker is a 26-year-old PhD student and rapper who took her oath of office on Malcolm X’s autobiography. She discusses how leftists can start transforming US politics at the local level, and how music can inform social justice

The New Sit-Ins

The New Sit-Ins

May 30, 2018

As incidents of racial profiling, discrimination, and police brutality are filmed in commercial spaces, activists re-invent the lunch-counter sit-ins of the 1960s

Why the GOP Should Not Blame Immigrants for High Unemployment

July 16, 2013

Bob Pollin: Republican-controlled House is split over immigration reform but those against reform should think twice before blaming immigrants for economic slump

2012 “Undocubus” Empowered Immigrant Communities Through Civil Disobedience

June 27, 2013

Pt 2. In 2012, undocumented immigrants launched the “Undocubus” campaign and used civil disobedience to challenge deportations

Students and Teachers Defend Education

April 18, 2013
New allegations of test impropriety under Michelle Rhee in Washington DC follow 35 criminal indictments in nation’s largest ever cheating scandal in Atlanta

The Extrajudicial Killings of Black People by Police

April 11, 2013
Kali Akuno: Study shows that every 28 hours a Black person is killed in the USA and that only 13 percent were actually involved in an activity that threatened someone’s life

Anthony Monteiro on Doctor Martin Luther King, Jr. and W.E.B. Du Bois

January 16, 2012
Martin Luther King Jr gave this sermon at the Ebenezer Baptist Church on April 30, 1967

Martin Luther King Jr.

January 16, 2012
Martin Luther King Jr gave this sermon at the Ebenezer Baptist Church on April 30, 1967