Activists Marshall Ganz, Rachel Laforest and Madeline Janis share how organized people can successfully fight organized money to deliver social change. Continue reading
In the famous words of Frederick Douglass, “Power concedes nothing without a demand. It never did and it never will.” History proves Douglass right — meaningful change in America has been initiated by activists and dissenters who demanded it. Bill Moyers has examined dissent and social change throughout his career, using stories of the abolition, suffrage, labor and populist movements to frame continuing, contemporary fights for human rights, including civil and voting rights, and women’s and gay rights.
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The legendary singer tells Bill what the song “Amazing Grace” means to him. Continue reading
The former Rage Against the Machine guitarist discusses the role of music in political protest. Continue reading
Watch Newtown parents and legendary singers raise their voices to uplift a community following the Sandy Hook massacre. Continue reading
In this 1994 Moyers Moment, the folk singer reflects on the role his music played over several decades of American history. Continue reading