Monday, February 24, 2020

VIDEO: Legendary Detroit Activist Grace Lee Boggs Turns 100; Watch Never-Before-Aired Interview

To mark her 100th birthday, Democracy Now pays tribute to the legendary activist and Detroit-based community organizer Grace Lee Boggs with never before seen interviews.

What Moved Marriage Equality from Taboo to Justice?

It's an inspiring story of our society's continuing struggle to evolve toward dignity and mutual respect. And on June 26, the Supreme Court helped evolve our country toward dignity and mutual respect as well as love.

VIDEO: 'This Flag Comes Down Today:' Bree Newsome Scales SC Capitol Flagpole to Remove...

Bree Newsome, a 30-year-old African-American woman, scaled the 30-foot flagpole outside the South Carolina State Capitol and unhooked the Confederate flag. While she was arrested, her actions went viral.

Police Barring Release of Videos Showing Cops Killing Unarmed Innocent Man

While the LA County DA ruled the Gardena police were justified to shoot an innocent man and his friend, the victims’ families, who watched the videos, contradict the official narrative. And now the Gardena Police Department is seeking to suppress the video.

The Lonely American

In today's technological day and age it's impossible to build relationships and structures that are vital for civic engagement and resistance to corporate power. Yet, have we been transformed into commodities?

VIDEO: Love Wins: After Decades of Struggle, Marriage Equality Now the Law of the...

A recent ruling by the Supreme Court finally puts an end to marriage equality bans. The historic decision requires all 50 states to now permit LGBTQ couples "the fundamental right to marry."

Five Cheers and Four Raspberries for the Supreme Court as it Bars States from...

Congratulations to the five Supreme Court justices for not blowing one result of the court's pig-headedness and making marriage equality the law of the land. This was a victory for common sense and basic democracy.

Never Patriotic: The Real Meaning of the Confederate Flag

There are a few important clues about the true meaning of the Confederate flag that few know about. While the debate over the Confederate flag intensifies, here is the true meaning of the seditious symbol.

LAPD Releases Name of Officer Who Shot Unarmed Man in the Head

After an unarmed man walked towards police in an “aggressive manner,” an LAPD officer shot him in the head. But why did the LAPD refuse to release the name of the police officer involved in the June 19 incident until now?

Two Deputies and a Nurse Charged with Involuntary Manslaughter for Killing Student

After the coroner ruled a 21-year-old computer science student's death a homicide, two former deputies and a contract healthcare worker were charged with a felony involuntary manslaughter. What really happened to the student?