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Black Activists Turn to Twitter to #ReclaimMLK

The social media event happened just hours after protesters interrupted a breakfast event hosted by Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel in honor of the late civil rights leader.

The social media event happened just hours after protesters interrupted a breakfast event hosted by Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel in honor of the late civil rights leader.

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How Photographer Wendi Kent Hopes to Galvanize the Quiescent ‘Pro-Choice Majority’

While Kent’s photographs show predictable tableaux, they underscore the contradiction between protesters’ declarations of Christian compassion and their behaviors: yelling, shaming, and metaphorically bludgeoning people with the Bible.

While Kent’s photographs show predictable tableaux, they underscore the contradiction between protesters’ declarations of Christian compassion and their behaviors: yelling, shaming, and metaphorically bludgeoning people with the Bible.

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Four Facts Nancy Pelosi—and All ‘Pro-Choice’ Democrats—Should Know About Abortion

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi could not articulate a vigorous, unapologetic, and evidence-based response on abortion to questions posed in an interview this week by Roll Call's Melinda Henneberger.

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi could not articulate a vigorous, unapologetic, and evidence-based response on abortion to questions posed in an interview this week by Roll Call‘s Melinda Henneberger.

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Lawsuit: Group Attacking Planned Parenthood a ‘Criminal Enterprise’

A lawsuit filed in federal court Thursday by Planned Parenthood accuses anti-choice activists of operating a criminal enterprise in hopes of ending legal abortion.

A lawsuit filed in federal court Thursday by Planned Parenthood accuses anti-choice activists of operating a criminal enterprise in hopes of ending legal abortion.

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New Ads Counter Anti-Choice Hate Speech, Destigmatize Abortion

“For so long, folks have talked about abortion ... with shame or with euphemisms or as if there’s something wrong with it,” Erin Matson, co-director of Reproaction, said.

“For so long, folks have talked about abortion … with shame or with euphemisms or as if there’s something wrong with it,” Erin Matson, co-director of Reproaction, said.

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‘Winning Lies Not in a Single Victory,’ Writes Author of Buoyant New Book on Activism

An inspiring—if perhaps overly optimistic—book, When We Fight We Win!: Twenty-First-Century Social Movements and the Activists That Are Transforming Our World, showcases six areas in which progressive shifts have already happened or are possible thanks to long-range activism and political vision.

An inspiring—if perhaps overly optimistic—book, When We Fight We Win!: Twenty-First-Century Social Movements and the Activists That Are Transforming Our World, showcases six areas in which progressive shifts have already happened or are possible thanks to long-range activism and political vision.

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Actually Bloomberg, Super PACs Do Still Matter

With the 2016 primary season in full swing, PACs aren’t playing the role some thought they would as candidates shy away from mounting paid advertising campaigns according to Bloomberg’s Michael Bender.

A recent Bloomberg Politics report declared super PACs to have been “neutralized” by the media’s obsession with Trump’s seemingly endless series of gaffes and outrageous rhetoric, but PACs still stand to play a major role in the 2016 election season.

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The Biggest Justice Movements of 2015

If we learned anything in 2015, it was that activists of all ages and backgrounds are up for the challenges that lie ahead.

If we learned anything in 2015, it was that activists of all ages and backgrounds are up for the challenges that lie ahead.

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‘The 1970s’: A Quirky, Scattershot Look Back at Feminism Four Decades Ago

The collection captures the giddiness of the decade and the unbridled enthusiasm for creating new ways of being and doing.

The collection captures the giddiness of the decade and the unbridled enthusiasm for creating new ways of being and doing.

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Poll: Support for Abortion Highest in Two Years

The abortion polling comes amid a wave of anti-choice rhetoric that many reproductive rights advocates believe has caused an uptick in abortion clinic violence.

The abortion polling comes amid a wave of anti-choice rhetoric that many reproductive rights advocates believe has caused an uptick in abortion clinic violence.

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