When we think of "resistance," what mostly comes to mind is guerrilla warfare. But resistance doesn't always involve military operations.
I thought I knew about legendary civil rights activists Carl and Anne Braden before I saw this documentary. I was very wrong.
With the revamp of 3-D, and the larger IMAX screens, moviegoers have the best experience they have ever had, but that comes at a price.
We pause now from the almost constant commentary on active politicians and political activism to render an ode to Woody Guthrie.
Philip Levine has just completed his year-long term as the U.S. poet laureate.
As Rep. Allen West proved with his channeling of the late Sen. Joe McCarthy recently, the Red Scare echoes endure within American culture.
We wanted to get involved but we didn't know how to connect to the civil rights movement in our community.
The work was just as dangerous and just as difficult as before, but the pay and benefits were considerably less.
What would you find if you had to take your children and a few assorted people down into the sewer to live?
The Hunger Games is more than a teen movie, more than a pointless American rehash of the Japanese cult favorite Battle Royale. It's a larger story of oppression and rebellion.