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Instead of taking $600,000 to destroy it, spend the money commissioning an equally prominent mural depicting resilience and survival.  Read more

Civil Rights in America

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The former Massachusetts attorney general’s new employer is an example of how former law enforcement officials are highly sought after by corporate America. Read more

Civil Rights in America

How high schoolers in the Washington, D.C., area arranged housing, food, and programs for the weekend’s marchers, and transformed themselves into political organizers Read more

Civil Rights in America

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Though an expanded child tax credit could sharply reduce poverty, the GOP is instead focused on strengthening the (upper-income) American family. Read more

Civil Rights in America

Forty-nine years after King was assassinated, the left’s organizing vanguards seek to continue his work.  Read more

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The union drives may signal a turning point for digital media.  Read more

Books, Arts and Culture

It’s been 100 years since the birth of the American musical genius, yet for girls born today into communities like hers, little has changed. Read more

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The Democrats may now be turning to a long-stalled agenda for working parents.  Read more

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In the real America, the lives of women—especially black and brown women—are no bed of roses. Read more

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It seems wrong to celebrate when so many women are in pain over the loss of their children to oppression and violence. Read more

Civil Rights in America

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They've been the driving force behind anti-LGBT legislation. But now their numbers are falling off. Read more

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During Women's History Month, it's important to remember how recently female athletes were excluded from college basketball. Read more

Books, Arts and Culture

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Unless a mass movement rises to counter the war on government and unions, current trends will likely continue. Read more

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Bill Kristol blames rap music. And the fraternity's lawyer says the racist chanters were "tarred and feathered." (Yes, he did.) Read more

Books, Arts and Culture

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While the media lit up with arguments over whether or not Craig Hicks's execution-style killing of three young Arabs was a hate crime, the UNC community gathered to commemorate the lives of the slain.  Read more

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LGBT activists and funders are debating the movement’s post-marriage priorities. Read more

Civil Rights in America