As many Democrats face backlash for their weak opposition to the Trump administration, the California Senate leader stands out for his refusal to mince words.
Last week, the Senate voted 50-48 to pass a measure that would repeal federal privacy requirements The House is scheduled to vote Tuesday Last week, the Senate voted 50-48 to pass a measure that would repeal federal privacy requirements.
Davis' inspiring talk at the recent Women of the World festival shows that this civil rights icon is as relevant in today’s fraught world as in the turbulent era from which she sprang decades ago.
The Chicago native takes matters into his own hands after a disheartening meeting with Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner.
Even when off the set, the director of "13th" and "Selma" regularly addresses issues of political injustice.
From politicians who went against the grain to activists who risked their lives for a cause, our most popular Truthdiggers serve as a reminder to stand up for justice in the face of adversity. (Pictured here, David Archambault II, tribal chairman of the Standing Rock Indian Reservation in North Dakota and a leader in the Dakota Access pipeline fight.)
With a Trump administration sure to spark resistance nationwide in the years ahead, indigenous activists and their allies point the way for other Americans.
The runner risked death or exile when he finished the men's marathon with arms crossed in defiance of Ethiopia’s abuse of his tribe, the Oromo.
The 10 athletes competing without a flag or anthem at the Rio Olympics are challenging conceptions of nationalism, as well as reminding the world that the growing refugee crisis must be addressed.
The University of California at Merced oceanographer has established a network of scientists who serve as watchdogs over climate-change reportage.