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FAST FACTS: What is active non-violence?

Feb 18, 2017 - 3:28 PM

UPDATED This form of peaceful protest has been employed in many countries including the Philippines in response to issues ranging from racism to oppression

WALK FOR LIFE. Thousands gather to walk for life. Photo by Angie de Silva

Trump unleashes attack on U.S. civil rights icon

Jan 15, 2017 - 7:37 AM

A growing number of Democratic lawmakers announce they will not attend the inauguration on Friday January 20 in the wake of Trump s attack against congressman John Lewis

BOYCOTT. John Lewis, a civil rights icon, on January 13, 2017 became the most high-profile Democratic lawmaker to announce he is boycotting Donald Trump's inauguration. Photo by Tasos Katopodis/AFP

'The Butler': Small-scale epic

Sep 12, 2013 - 8:34 PM

Film is a window to the mind of an observer survivor in US racial history

WINDOW TO THE MIND. Whitaker's 'Butler' beholds history. Photo from the film's Facebook