#Civil Rights

  • Article: Mavis Staples Shares Martin Luther King Jr.'s Favourite Song on Hozier’s ‘Cry Power’ Podcast

    Mavis Staples Shares Martin Luther King Jr.'s Favourite Song on Hozier’s ‘Cry Power’ Podcast

    By James Hitchings-Hales|Nov. 1, 2019

    Listen to Hozier and Mavis Staples talk about the Civil Rights Movement and protest music. Read more

  • Article: #NotInMyName: A New South African Civil Rights Movement Is Fighting to Change Perspectives

    #NotInMyName: A New South African Civil Rights Movement Is Fighting to Change Perspectives

    By Thato Mahlangu|Nov. 14, 2018

    "It is us men who are killing and abusing women." Read more

  • Article: Activists and Movement Makers Are Set to Take Over Global Citizen Week

    Activists and Movement Makers Are Set to Take Over Global Citizen Week

    By Madeleine Keck|Sept. 21, 2018

    Join Global Citizen as we host the Movement Makers Summit on Sept. 25 in New York City. Read more

  • Article: Rights Groups Urge Malawi to Protect People With Albinism From Violence

    Rights Groups Urge Malawi to Protect People With Albinism From Violence

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|June 28, 2018

    Only two of 148 reported cases have been successfully prosecuted. Read more

  • Article: Voters in Alaska Reject Anti-Transgender ‘Bathroom Bill’

    Voters in Alaska Reject Anti-Transgender ‘Bathroom Bill’

    By Chris Gelardi|April 9, 2018

    The bill would have prevented people from using bathrooms consistent with their identities. Read more

  • Article: An Openly Gay Black Female Politician Was Murdered in Brazil — And Now Thousands Are Protesting

    An Openly Gay Black Female Politician Was Murdered in Brazil — And Now Thousands Are Protesting

    By Daniele Selby|March 16, 2018

    Marielle Franco was critical of police brutality in Brazil’s impoverished favelas, where she grew up Read more

  • Article: Recy Taylor, Rosa Parks, and 7 Other Inspiring Women You Should Know

    Recy Taylor, Rosa Parks, and 7 Other Inspiring Women You Should Know

    By Daniele Selby|Feb. 8, 2018

    The contributions of these women were fundamental to the Civil Rights Movement. Read more

  • Article: 17 Quotes About Peace to Give You Strength Today

    17 Quotes About Peace to Give You Strength Today

    By Phineas Rueckert|Aug. 14, 2017

    “Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.” Read more