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The New Civil Rights Movement

Rep. John Lewis on the 'Unfinished Work' in the Civil Rights Movement

Keosha Varela | Posted 07.09.2014 | Impact
Keosha Varela

At the 2014 Aspen Ideas Festival, the Congressman and civil rights leader -- who is the last remaining speaker from the 1963 March on Washington -- reflected on his experience protesting during the Jim Crow era and the new graphic novel March, which he co-authored, about the movement.

Texas Government Working Hard to Prevent Women From Voting

Craig Newmark | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Craig Newmark

Folks, we are gearing up for midterm elections and that means that you should be aware of your rights. There are some real bad actors out there trying to implement laws to stop eligible people, including women, from voting.

Building a Racial Justice Movement

Rinku Sen | Posted 10.28.2013 | Politics
Rinku Sen

We cannot solve a problem that no one is willing to name, and the biggest obstacle facing Americans today is that, in the main, we don't want to talk about race, much less about racism.

The Arc of the Moral Universe: Same-sex Marriage

Bob Burnett | Posted 09.04.2013 | Gay Voices
Bob Burnett

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Americans have come out of the closet and in many places been allowed to live normal lives. It's a tribute to the leadership of the LGBT movement that so much has been accomplished in such a (relatively) short amount of time.

Marriage Equality, Fair Elections and LGBT Culture in NYC on Yetta Kurland LIVE!

Yetta Kurland | Posted 05.31.2013 | Gay Voices
Yetta Kurland

This week, I spoke to David Badash of The New Civil Rights Movement and photographer/activist Jenna Pope about the Marriage Equality debates at the Supreme Court.

David Badash and WIN NYC's Rachel Eve Stein on Yetta Kurland LIVE!

Yetta Kurland | Posted 04.14.2013 | Gay Voices
Yetta Kurland

This week on Yetta Kurland LIVE! I spoke with David Badash of The New Civil Rights Movement about marriage equality in the UK and Illinois, gays in the Boy Scouts, Ed Koch and more. Then we talked to Rachel Eve Stein of Women's Information Network NYC about women's empowerment in New York.