New documentary featuring Angelou's own narration delves deeply into the life of the iconic civil rights activist, poet, dancer and singer.
Her running mate, Ajamu Baraka, recently caused controversy when he labeled President Obama an "Uncle Tom" president. In a conversation with Truthdig, the Green Party presidential nominee addresses the often-uncomfortable conversation about race relations in America.
A path exists for a credible independent candidate to win the U.S. presidency in 2016. Could that person be the presumptive Green Party nominee?
Truthdig Publisher Zuade Kaufman, Managing Editor Eric Ortiz, Editorial Assistant Emma Niles and Communications Coordinator Sarah Wesley discuss the week's political news.
The rock-star treatment that the candidate received at a rally—complete with passionate, chanting fans—didn't distract him from the issues.