October 4, 2016 -
This Oct. 5 marks 100 years since the birth of Stetson Kennedy, the Florida writer and human rights activist who died in 2011 at the age of 94. The nonprofit foundation he launched while still alive is marking the occasion with a series of events that start this week with a biographical drama of Kennedy's life — and what a life it was.
February 28, 2014 -
Historically speaking, African Americans have often connected questions of self-determination and equality at home with the fates of oppressed people in Latin America, Africa, and the Global South generally.
May 18, 2012 -
May 20 marks the day that the Emancipation Proclamation was read in 1865 in Florida, marking the end of slavery. Today, a new movement to end slavery in the fields is gaining force among Florida farmworkers.