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Stax Records President Al Bell Honors Aretha Franklin, a Lost Icon in 2018

Stax Records President Al Bell Honors Aretha Franklin, a Lost Icon in 2018

December 28, 2018

As part of our end-of-year round up, iconic record label executive Al Bell, responsible for soul legends like Isaac Hayes and Otis Redding, tells personal stories about meeting Aretha Franklin when she was 16 and her cultural legacy

The New Poor People’s Campaign Continues the Work of the Civil Rights Movement

June 22, 2018

Poverty, racism, and militarism were the triple evils Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. organized against in the 1960s. Today’s Poor People’s Campaign is committed to eliminating these global problems by focusing on their root causes

The Nina Turner Show: Beyond Wokeness with Kendrick Sampson

July 6, 2017

At the 2017 People’s Summit, Kendrick Sampson talks about the history of American cultural activism from Muhammad Ali to Colin Kaepernick

How MLK Went From ‘National Threat’ to ‘National Hero’

January 18, 2016

Corporation for Enterprise Development’s Dedrick Asante-Muhammad explains the whitewashing of Martin Luther King’s legacy, transforming him from a leader for racial and economic justice who died in struggle to a post-racial patriot who died in victory

Race, class and opportunity

July 1, 2014
Bob Moore and Dayvon Love – How American Civil Rights Have Failed the American People

Martin Luther King Jr.

August 28, 2013
Anthony Monteiro: Obama administration has nothing to do with MLK’s legacy

Katrina and New Orleans

August 27, 2013
Greg Palast: MLK’s ‘Dream’ drowned in Hurricane Katrina