Social movements build power and make change. The Democrats would be wise to heed the lessons of Alabama, from resistance to slavery, to the civil-rights era, to the unexpected victory of Doug Jones.
World events viewed in isolation may make it appear as though humanity is moving backward, but when people come together for the good of humanity and the Earth, we can accomplish great things.
It is long past time for Nova Scotians to honour and celebrate Viola Desmond. In 1946, Desmond, a black businesswoman from Halifax, became our very own Rosa Parks.
Professor Jeanne Theoharis debunks the myth of the quiet seamstress in her new book The Rebellious Life of Mrs. Rosa Parks.