Thursday, August 02, 2012
Sister Simone Campbell, the Executive Director of Network, a National Catholic Social Justice Lobby, talks about being a progressive voice in the Catholic community, this summer’s nine-state Nuns on the Bus tour, and what the Vatican’s recent rebuke of the Leadership Conference of Women Religious means for the mission of nuns in this country.
Monday, January 17, 2011
On this Martin Luther King Day, highlights from yesterday's event at the Brooklyn Museum hosted by Brian Lehrer, Princeton professor Melissa Harris-Perry, and WQXR's Terrance McKnight and featuring panelists Roy Innis, Obery Hendricks, Christine Yvette Lewis, Jeanne Theoharis, Peniel Joseph, and Natalia Aristizabal-Betancur.
Friday, January 14, 2011
Michael Honey, former Southern civil rights organizer and professor of labor and ethnic history at the University of Washington-Tacoma, discusses Martin Luther King Jr.'s economic justice legacy. Honey is the editor of "All Labor Has Dignity," a new collection of King's speeches on labor rights and economic justice, and the author of Going Down Jericho Road: The Memphis Strike, Martin Luther King's Last Campaign.