May 28, 2015 -
In the latest installment of its "Southern Voices" oral history series, the Mary Reynolds Babcock Foundation talks to Southern organizers working to dismantle racial barriers and build stronger, more unified communities.
August 8, 2012 -
After Katrina, New Orleans fired all 7,500 of its teachers. The firings were recently ruled illegal, but teachers won't get their jobs back. Instead, the union is fighting for teachers and students through a grassroots, social justice approach.
June 28, 2012 -
In the biggest union victory in right-to-work Alabama in a decade, 1,200 Pilgrim's Pride poultry plant workers in the small town of Russellville rejected management's efforts to divide them along racial and ethnic lines and voted to join the Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union.
March 14, 2012 -
Last week immigrant rights advocates retraced the route of the historic civil rights march from Selma to Montgomery led by Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. in a powerful show of solidarity between African-Americans and Latinos.
November 10, 2011 -
Members of black, Latino and other ethnic media met recently in the city that was at the center of the civil rights movement to explore responses to Alabama's anti-immigration law.
November 7, 2008 -
This week's historic election of Barack Obama has inspired much discussion and optimism about the future of race relations in the United States. It's also been a time to reflect on the past - how far we've come as a nation.