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Impact
Marian Wright Edelman believes if you don’t like the way the world is, you change it.
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Black Voices
“In this dark day of discontent So many feel despair As poverty and dissidence Cause sadness everywhere.” On May 11, 1997
Religion
Might it be that this land with all of its richness, with all of its opportunity for true greatness, its opportunity to present
Impact
Summertime, and the livin’ is easy Fish are jumpin’ and the cotton is high Oh your daddy’s rich and your ma is good-lookin
Politics
Stand up and fight back with us with all your might, everybody!
Politics
"But please listen to me when I say this: America is worth it. Our children are worth it," she said.
Politics
This election is personal. Clinton is pragmatic. She has a record of reaching across the aisle and getting things done. Her
Politics
For the first time we have a presidential candidate, Donald Trump, willing to threaten all of that and withdraw the United
Politics
We see Trump run a campaign playing to the worst aspects of American society; racism, sexism, homophobia and misogyny. Then
Politics
A key to changing America's future is changing the narrative we tell ourselves about our shared past.
Politics
He should have taken a cue from how Hillary handled her loss to Obama in 2008 when she came away looking like a star, and a star with power. Instead he frittered away his chances, rather whining his way close to irrelevance.
Politics
Texas and 25 other states filed a lawsuit to block President Obama's November 2014 executive action to help keep immigrant families together. The DAPA and expanded DACA initiatives would help parents remain in the U.S. temporarily to work, further their education, and support their families.
Politics
Now is the time to begin uniting the Democratic Party and reaching out to independents who share your understanding that Republicans Donald Trump or Ted Cruz would be a disaster for the nation.
Politics
In reality, only one in four families who qualify for housing assistance receives it. In the face of stagnating or falling incomes and soaring housing costs, eviction has become more commonplace in America than ever.
Politics
Rev. Vivian, a Presidential Medal of Freedom winner, a confidant of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and a role model for so many of us in the 1960s era of civil rights activism and still, believes young people today are inheriting the world at a unique crossroads in history.