As Black Lives Matter protests sweep the nation, renewed consideration of the acclaimed HBO series comes with new questions.
Rioting is inherently American. Throughout U.S. history, from the Boston Tea Party to the ongoing George Floyd protests, demonstrators can be found fighting for change and against oppression on the streets.
The third verse of the Star Spangled Banner, which curses escaped slaves to the grave for joining with the British, is going from obscure to infamous, thanks in part to Jon Schwarz's article on The Intercept about Colin Kaepernick and his refusal to stand for the national anthem.
Is it possible that a misogynist, nativist, racist, faux billionaire who refuses to release his tax returns, a "reality" TV celebrity and tweeting buffoon has a shot at becoming the President of the United States after the age of Obama?
See, in the case of Harriet Tubman, her money was your money and yours and yours and yours. I'm not just talking about her
We kept in touch, and Kate invited me to her New York screening of the completed documentary. (Full disclosure: I was more
"Self-care and healing and attention to the body and the spiritual dimension--all of this is now a part of radical social
Political pundits posit a false equivalence between the extreme right personified by Trump and the democratic vision represented by Mr. Sanders. In fact, Mr. Sanders's campaign for economic and social justice is as American as apple pie. The abolitionists would be proud of him.
On April 21, 1997, armored car guard James Day picked up deposits at a Walgreens in Memphis, Tennessee. Upon exiting the
Although the uprising failed and Sharpe was executed, the revolt caused the British to abolish slavery much earlier than