Donald Trump is running from calls for justice. Instead, he and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell are fixated on our courts and pushing through nominees who they believe will roll back our hard-fought civil rights.
On the anniversary of the ratification the 19th amendment, we, as feminists, need to remember to advocate for those who remain disenfranchised today.
Ensuring that everyone has the right to follow their calls to action is imperative. Donald Trump may scoff at the prospect of high levels of voter turnout this fall, but it is an achievable—and necessary—goal.
Ida B. Wells (1862-1931) was one of the nation’s first investigative journalists who launched the nation’s first anti-lynching campaign in 1892. It is only fitting that the journalism establishment of the U.S.—which once derided Ida B. Wells and her campaign—recognize her worth in 2020 and finally place her in canon where she belongs.
Historians Jeanne Theoharis, Keisha N. Blain, and Ashley Farmer on the exclusion of women scholars (and activists) in the six-hour series on Malcolm X.
News of the civil rights activist and community leader’s death shocked the local community of Baton Rouge and sent ripples throughout the U.S. Ms. Sadie Roberts-Joseph: Rest in power.
Border Patrol forced a 3-year-old named Sofi to make an impossible choice: choose which parent should be deported. A group of mothers is fighting back by suing the Trump administration for misconduct.
In this political climate, Sadie Barnette’s latest art exhibition, “Dear 1968,” serves as a stark reminder of how far we haven’t come—and why we must keep fighting.
Little did I know when we set out on the trip that the scab of racial hatred would be torn off once again this summer over Confederate statues. Uncannily, we found ourselves in southern locales that frighteningly mirror the past with events of the present.
While politics have always influenced the priorities of the Civil Rights Division, both Republic and Democratic appointees heading the Division have supported its core mission—to enforce the nation’s civil rights laws. But is that still true?
Grace Lee Boggs, accomplished author, feminist, tireless community organizer and champion of civil rights, died “peacefully in her sleep” yesterday at her home in Detroit. She was 100 years old. Born June 27, 1915 in Providence, Rhode Island to Chinese immigrants, Boggs grew up in Jackson Heights, Queens. At 16, she enrolled in Barnard College, graduating in 1935 […]