- September 1, 2020Letters from an American
- Threat of Devastating Hurricane Laura Highlights a GOP With ‘Absolutely No Plan to Deal With the Climate Crisis’August 28, 2020
While the Democratic Party platform has been criticized for not being bold enough, Republicans have been harshly panned for having "absolutely no plan to deal with the climate crisis."
- August 27, 2020
Rose Schneiderman, Clara Lemlich, and Leonora O’Reilly are not household names like Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton, but these working-class suffragists were indispensable to winning women’s right to vote in New York state in 1917.
- August 25, 2020
Black women were left in the wilderness for nearly half a century, as White women claimed a suffrage victory and largely abandoned the fight.
- August 24, 2020A schoolteacher in Portland, Oregon, shares her thoughts on the Covid crisis and returning to the classroom.
- August 21, 2020 | Updated July 17, 2020 | Moyers & CompanyMore than fifty years ago, Rep. John Lewis looked on as President Johnson signed the Voting Rights Act. In this video, he reflects on how the March on Washington led to key civil rights laws.
- August 17, 2020
As Iowans we are privileged in so many ways – with our land, our people and our history, but we should be willing to show some humility in recognizing how these privileges came to be. How different would life be today if freedmen and women had been allowed to take their rightful place as land owning, independent farm families – like so many of our ancestors here in Iowa?