Activism

Conservative lawmakers and media are equating a mostly peaceful climate protest to the pro-Trump mob that tried to thwart the 2020 presidential election.
The upcoming show will abandon its competition format and be retooled as a documentary special.
The first-time screenwriter said she worked closely with the Queen of Soul’s family to uncover the story behind her advocacy.
Generations of Asian Americans are using their different experiences to reclaim their histories by building solidarity with other marginalized communities.
Generations of Asian Americans are using their different experiences to reclaim their histories by building solidarity with other marginalized communities.
“I feel like being Asian American and disabled… there's no way to separate those things.” Alice Wong shares her journey of becoming comfortable in her own skin as a disabled Asian American activist and hopes to make room for more to join in.
Our annual list of artists, activists, entertainers and entrepreneurs who are changing the way we think about the world around us.
From the bus to the ballot box, Black women have been at the forefront of almost every progressive social movement in the United States.
The activist is unapologetic in her quest for racial equality, saying, “I’m not sure politics is ready for a person as radical as I am.”
I was in the Capitol when disabled protesters were dragged out of their wheelchairs. Last week, rioters strolled right in.
The coronavirus pandemic has both highlighted and worsened racial, social and economic inequalities in the United States. In 2020, activists took to the streets to demand justice against police brutality, anti-immigrant policies and more.
The hosts talk with one of the founders of the Black Lives Matter movement about the 2020 election.
The representative's 17-year-old has been recognized in her own right for her organizing work surrounding environmental and racial justice issues.
"The history of medicine painfully illustrates its pivotal role in perpetuating racial disparities. As a doctor, I want to do my part to change that."
The world is burning outside my window and I’m stuck inside. But I can still push for change.
As the election nears, a new coalition wants to form a “united front” against hate, and against right-wing attempts to co-opt discussions around anti-Semitism.
"People may call Kamala Harris or Michelle Obama 'angry' as if they have no right to be dissatisfied, but we must ask ourselves: Are we satisfied? Are we satisfied with Trump’s administration?"
White people are turning to anti-racist reading groups to make sense of this moment — and, they hope, to make change.
The "Hustlers" star previously addressed claims her show was canceled because of her activism with the Black Lives Matter movement.
Amid Black Lives Matter protests, brands scrambled to get on the social justice bandwagon. The ice cream company has been helping drive it for 30 years.