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A New Look at Grace Lee Boggs, American Revolutionary

A New Look at Grace Lee Boggs, American Revolutionary

| June 27, 2014

A new documentary reveals the unique perspectives and extraordinary life of the author and activist, who has been agitating for change for some seven decades. More »

Remembering Freedom Summer

Remembering Freedom Summer

| June 12, 2014

Freedom Summer began 50 years ago this week. In marking the anniversary, multimedia journalist Mary C. Curtis sees echoes of the struggles and resistance of that time in today’s voting rights battles. More »

Finding Home: Anita Hill 20 Years Later

Finding Home: Anita Hill 20 Years Later

| October 31, 2011

The author, who wasn't around to experience the outrage that women felt at senators' reception of Anita Hill testifying at the Clarence Thomas hearings two decades ago, writes of some epiphanies of her own. More »