Tag Archives: Social Change

What Do Millennials Want?

By Amita Kelly We know all the stereotypes about millennials and politics: they aren’t engaged, don’t vote, and are distrustful of Washington. But we also see another side to the generation — they care about issues like criminal justice, the … Continue reading

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In Baltimore we need protest in all its forms. Even joyful ones

By Steven W Thrasher View image | gettyimages.com Spots of joy are necessary and needed in the seemingly endless fight for justice. In Baltimore on Tuesday night, as the city reeled from how the death of Freddie Gray exposed the … Continue reading

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America still hasn’t built racial justice in the years post-Selma

By Steven W. Thrasher America has failed to deliver justice for the many who gave their lives for the Selma to Montgomery marches, and all they stood for. Martin Luther King, John Lewis, and thousands who faced down segregation – … Continue reading

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What You Can Learn About Social Change From The Organizer Of The March On Washington

By John Halpin It’s the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington and Dr. King’s famous speech from the Lincoln Memorial, perhaps the most deservingly admired direct action in American history. There’s been many laudatory overviews and commentary on the … Continue reading

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‘Dream Defenders’ aren’t budging from Gov. Scott’s office

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