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Fifty years ago, the notorious Bull Connor ordered white firemen to turn their high pressure firehoses on the demonstrators once again. But this time, on this day, they refused. How did this happen?
by samdiener
Comment Count 49 comments on Sat May 05, 2012 at 06:58 AM PDT with 124 Recommends
Cross-posted from ...
by thereisnospoon
Comment Count 102 comments on Mon Aug 01, 2011 at 01:43 AM PDT with 58 Recommends
For some reason, white people (I know, I know, #not all white people, but for your sake and my blood pressure's sake, PLEASE don't go there) like to think that they know blah people and blah history ...
by Chitown Kev
Comment Count 26 comments on Thu Apr 30, 2015 at 09:33 AM PDT with 31 Recommends
After successfully blocking construction of the US-Mexico border wall for 7 hours on December 17, Judy Ackerman was handcuffed and led away from the construction site. She had been on the site ...
by No Border Wall
Comment Count 11 comments on Sun Dec 21, 2008 at 08:17 PM PST with 21 Recommends
It began two months ago, ...
by Progressive Witness
Comment Count 6 comments on Wed Aug 12, 2009 at 08:53 PM PDT with 16 Recommends
Photo by Felicia ...
by boatsie
Comment Count 7 comments on Thu Nov 17, 2011 at 08:31 PM PST with 15 Recommends
It's Nam, Nehnu Nastatyeh! in Arabic. Si Se Puede! in Spanish, a cry that was heard on the lettuce fields of California in a movement begun by a man from Delano.
by Tom J
Comment Count 10 comments on Wed Oct 29, 2008 at 08:10 AM PDT with 10 Recommends
Around the United States, peace groups are engaged in effective campaigns against proposed new military installations, local funding of weapons companies, and the routine destruction of the ...
by David Swanson
Comment Count 18 comments on Sat Nov 07, 2009 at 05:53 AM PST with 9 Recommends
I wrote the following in response to observations by Josh Marshall (and many others) about their belief that last night's convention was a failed opportunity. They thought it was a failed ...
by NCJan
Comment Count 20 comments on Tue Aug 26, 2008 at 05:31 AM PDT with 9 Recommends
Lest we forget, we do have a two front war going on, under the pretense of a "War Against Terror". Protest song modified from the original by Kevin Camp.
by cabaretic
Comment Count 10 comments on Sun Apr 06, 2008 at 05:24 AM PDT with 7 Recommends
Michael Nagler tells this story: "One of my close friends, David Hartsough, who is white, was sitting in with a small group of civil rights activists at a segregated lunch counter in Virginia in ...
by David Swanson
Comment Count 1 comments on Mon Feb 21, 2011 at 08:27 AM PST with 6 Recommends
Crossposted in Immizen.com Everybody has heard about the Harlem Shake video phenomenon which started sometime early February by this bunch of Australian dudes and is now taking over the world. ...
by healthy
Comment Count 8 comments on Sat Mar 02, 2013 at 02:40 PM PST with 5 Recommends