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March Against Fear: When ‘Black Power’ Became Mainstream

By Tamara Shiloh, OAKLAND POST It was June 5, 1966. James Howard Meredith (born 1933), on a mission to encourage Black voter registration and defy entrenched...

Slavery is on the ballot for voters in 5 US states

By Kimberlee Kreusi, Associated Press More than 150 years after slaves were freed in the U.S., voters in five states will soon decide whether to...

A congressman’s insult highlights the misogyny women in the climate movement face

By Jessica Kutz, The 19th During a House committee hearing on the climate crisis and the fossil fuel industry on September 15, Raya Salter gave...

Ruby Bridges, desegregation trailblazer, writes kids book

By Jay Reeves, Associated Press Ruby Bridges was a 6-year-old first-grader when she walked past jeering crowds of white people to become one of the...

Children of climate change come of age in ‘Katrina Babies’

By Drew Costley, Associated Press Edward Buckles, Jr. was 13 when Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans and completely upended his life. Buckles and his family...