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Inspiring Lessons From Ruby Bridges: A True American Heroine

Marian Wright Edelman | Posted 12.12.2012 | Impact
Marian Wright Edelman

Ruby Bridges is an inspiring reminder that our nation owes a huge debt of gratitude not just to the adults who took a stand during the Civil Rights Movement, but to the extraordinary children and youths who were front-line soldiers in the war to overthrow Jim Crow in American life.

Kochs, Lies and Videotape

Robert Greenwald | Posted 05.31.2012 | Politics
Robert Greenwald

This week as I premiered my new film, Koch Brothers Exposed -- the result of a year-long investigation on how two billionaires are using their wealth ...

Young People Standing Up for Themselves and for Our Nation

Marian Wright Edelman | Posted 02.01.2012 | Black Voices
Marian Wright Edelman

Our public schools are resegregating, and many of the 73 percent of black students and 78 percent of Hispanic students who still attend predominantly segregated schools continue to suffer with tattered books, crumbling school facilities and too many teachers with low expectations for them.

Mike Sacks

Clarence Thomas' Questions, Part 3: The Myth of Scalia's Puppet Is Quashed As Quickly As It's Created

HuffingtonPost.com | Mike Sacks | Posted 11.23.2011 | Politics

Twenty years ago this month, Justice Clarence Thomas appeared for the first time on the bench for oral arguments at the Supreme Court. Out of the cas...

Populist Backlash Crushes Art Pope's Forces in North Carolina

Michael Carmichael | Posted 12.12.2011 | Politics
Michael Carmichael

North Carolina's right-wing political boss, Art Pope, is having a bad week. One week after a searing profile appeared in the New Yorker, Pope's ultra-conservative ticket fell under the crushing weight of a populist uprising.

The Koch Brothers Are At It Again in Public Schools [VIDEO]

Robert Greenwald and Max Stanley | Posted 11.28.2011 | Politics
Robert Greenwald and Max Stanley

The student resegregation plan favored by industrialists Charles and David Koch has been a divisive flashpoint between school board members in Wake Co...

N.C. Plan a Step Back Toward Segregation

Ben Jealous | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Ben Jealous

The yearning to return to the antebellum South is not just being reflected in this year's celebration of the Confederacy, but also in growing efforts to reverse years of successful school integration.

Resegregating Schools in Wake County and New Hanover County

Yuna Shin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Yuna Shin

School board members in North Carolina have taken steps toward dismantling the bus system that guaranteed no single school would be left high concentrations of students from low-income households.