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How To Protest The Bundy Way! Advice To #NoDAPL Protesters

Matthew Filipowicz | Posted 11.01.2016 | Comedy
Matthew Filipowicz

In a TMFS sketch, Shemp Bundy, nephew of Cliven Bundy offers #NoDAPL protesters tips on protesting "the Bundy way" after their acquittal in taking ove...

Amid Escalating Repression, Dakota Access Pipeline Owners Risk Legal Liability

Katie Redford | Posted 10.31.2016 | Impact
Katie Redford

We further note that victims of human rights abuses occurring within the United States may seek redress not only through international human rights mechanisms but also in domestic courts.

'Green News Report' - October 27, 2016

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 10.27.2016 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Leaked audio exposes utility companies' deliberately deceptive anti-solar...

'Green News Report' - October 25, 2016

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 10.25.2016 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: More than 120 arrested at pipeline protest in North Dakota; More arrests ...

'Green News Report' - October 18, 2016

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 10.18.2016 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Major new international agreement to phase out refrigerants (HFCs); First...

'Green News Report' - October 13, 2016

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 10.13.2016 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Al Gore and Hillary Clinton rally Millennial voters to #VoteClimate; Fede...

My Experience Taking My Daughter To A Hillary Event

David Yankovich | Posted 10.12.2016 | Politics
David Yankovich

October 24th 1996 is not a day historically that most people remember. In my own life, however, this is perhaps one of the most important moments that I have ever lived. You see, this is the day that at ten years old I met First Lady Hillary Rodham Clinton in Akron and began my lifelong love of politics and history.

Even in a Crowd, Protest is a Personal Journey

The University of Central Florida Forum | Posted 10.12.2016 | College
The University of Central Florida Forum

By Germayne Graham UCF Forum columnist In the wake of some recent protests taking place all across the country, I am reminded of the very personal an...

Terrence Sterling, RIP: More Than A Hashtag

GVH Live | Posted 10.10.2016 | DC
GVH Live

On Sept. 11, Terrence Sterling was shot by a D.C. police officer while riding his motorcycle home after attending a bachelor party.

MillionsMissing: A Hidden Epidemic and a Day of Action

Rivka Solomon | Posted 09.28.2016 | Healthy Living
Rivka Solomon

(Photo credit: Mary F. Calvert) A hidden epidemic has swept the globe -- and your neighborhood is not immune. In its wake are millions of lives ruine...

Flag Football: How A Silent Gesture By 3 Black Huskers Loosed a Storm of Racism, Threats, And Hate

Clay Farris Naff | Posted 09.28.2016 | Politics
Clay Farris Naff

Despite Coach Mike Riley's swift and deft endorsement of the players' right to express themselves, Husker Nation saw red. The milder among them called for the student-players to be expelled. Donors threatened to cut the program off without a dime. But it gets worse.

The Star Spangled Banner - An Anthem For Freedom... And Slavery

John R. Burbank | Posted 09.27.2016 | Politics
John R. Burbank

What Francis Scott Key was describing was a land of the free and a home of the brave for white people - the freemen, and a land of the unfree for the enslaved black people of the United States.

Here's What Activists In Charlotte Want From The City's Police Department

The Huffington Post | Julia Craven | Posted 09.26.2016 | Politics

CHARLOTTE, N.C. ― Sixteen North Carolina-based activist organizations dedicated to ending police violence released a list of demands to increase tra...

'Grey's Anatomy' Star Isaiah Washington Urges All African-Americans To Boycott Work

The Huffington Post | Julia Brucculieri | Posted 09.27.2016 | Entertainment

In the wake of the recent deaths of Keith Scott and Terence Crutcher, actor Isaiah Washington has called on all African-Americans to boycott work this...

Empathy Matters

The Harbus | Posted 09.23.2016 | Black Voices
The Harbus

Empathy matters. It enables us to recognize and understand the emotions of others when happiness occurs and when tragedy strikes. It pushes us to reach out when someone is in need. It impels us to speak less and listen more. I need more of it. We all need more of it.

Marshawn Lynch Says He'd Rather See Kaepernick Protest Than Get Killed

The Huffington Post | Taryn Finley | Posted 01.18.2017 | Black Voices

Leave it to Marshawn Lynch to make more sense out of Colin Kaepernick’s national anthem protest than a lot of his celeb peers. When the former Seatt...

Where Are The Leaders?

William E. White | Posted 09.21.2016 | Politics
William E. White

Look at the current political mess. Where are the leaders? "We the People" need inspiration, but there is a dearth of leadership. Across the political spectrum--local, state, and national politics--selfishness, denegation, dishonesty, and partisanship are the rule.

Kaepernick On Death Threats: Killing Me Would Only Prove My Point

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 09.22.2016 | Sports

For his role in spearheading a protest movement and amplifying an ongoing discussion about racial inequality in America, Colin Kaepernick has been rew...

Is Colin Kaepernick A Real-Life Captain America?

John Milewski | Posted 09.19.2016 | Politics
John Milewski

Here's the thing, you don't need to agree with Kaepernick about his cause or his tactics in order to respect his right to protest, his expression of responsibility, or his intentions.

Entire High School Football Team Kneels During National Anthem

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 09.17.2016 | Sports

A San Francisco high school football team took a knee during the national anthem on Saturday to protest racial injustice, following in the footsteps o...

Veterans Who Fought To Protect Kaepernick's Right To Protest Never Thought He'd Actually Take Them Up On It

John Baxter | Posted 09.14.2016 | Comedy
John Baxter

When Colin Kaepernick took a knee in protest of institutional bias during the national anthem in a recent pre-season football game, the gesture unleashed a wave of pro-anthem, anti-free-speech indignation that has dominated the social media landscape ever since.

'Green News Report' - September 13, 2016

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 09.13.2016 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Obama Administration steps in to support Standing Rock Sioux Tribe and te...

Will The Stars Appear On Occupy's 5th Birthday?

Jerry Ashton | Posted 09.13.2016 | New York
Jerry Ashton

Five years ago on September 17, 2011, Occupy Wall Street's taking of Zuccotti Park in New York City provided an opportunity for many stars to shine. A few, all too few, continue to shine even today.

The National Anthem Question

Robert F. Walsh | Posted 09.13.2016 | Politics
Robert F. Walsh

I'll admit my first reaction was disappointment when San Francisco 49er quarterback Colin Kaepernick refused to stand during the national anthem before a preseason game because he didn't feel pride in a country oppressing people of color.

It's Time For Colin Kaepernick To Stand For The National Anthem And Stop Being A Punk

Steve Siebold | Posted 09.13.2016 | Sports
Steve Siebold

It's time for Colin Kaepernick and all these other players who refuse to stand for the national anthem to grow up and get some American pride. They're an embarrassment to football.