Human Rights

Remembering Rev. James 'Shackdaddy' Orange

March 3, 2008 - An excerpt of a 1981 Southern Exposure interview with civil rights organizer James Orange, who talks about how he got his nickname, the importance of freedom songs to the movement, and his later work with gangs in Chicago. Orange passed in away in February 2008 at age 65.

Paul's haul on King day (oh, the irony!)

January 23, 2008 - Supporters of presidential candidate Ron Paul, the libertarian-leaning Congressman from Texas who recently finished second in the Nevada Republican caucuses, used the occasion of yesterday's Martin Luther King Jr. holiday for another fundraising extravaganza, collecting $1.85 million for the campaign.

Congressional hearings set for KBR gang rape case

December 15, 2007 - The House Judiciary Committee will hold a hearing next Wednesday on the disturbing case of Jamie Leigh Jones, the young Houston woman who alleges she was raped by several of her KBR coworkers in Iraq in July 2005 and then locked inside a shipping container by her employer,