When we think of "resistance," what mostly comes to mind is guerrilla warfare. But resistance doesn't always involve military operations.
On this day in 1948, President Harry Truman ordered the desegregation of the United States armed forces.
I thought I knew about legendary civil rights activists Carl and Anne Braden before I saw this documentary. I was very wrong.
Small wonder that U.S. Native peoples are beset with a blistering, hideous panoply of social and health ills hardly seen elsewhere in this world. Unemployment kills!
Many will doubt this film's ability to trump the success and artistic integrity of 2008's The Dark Knight (generally considered to be the "Godfather" of superhero films).
What is really behind the rash of new voter identification laws? We have available a scientific answer, one not distorted by political rhetoric or blatantly ridiculous reasons.
What happens in the 2012 elections could make or break struggling cities like Detroit that have been devastated by the economic crisis.
Americans are left pondering why and wondering what if anything can be done to stop it and also, 'how did this occur, and what caused it?'
The films bridged the gap between completely unbelievable and utter nonsense, but they did it with admirable verve and commitment.