Resistance

Dr. Mary Frances Barry. Black woman with short gray hair wears a black blazer, black t-shirt and wire-wrimmed glasses while sitting at a medium-brown wooden table, hands extended

EXCERPT: Dr. Mary Frances Berry on How History Repeats Itself

In this selection from her new book, “History Teaches Us to Resist: How Progressive Movements Have Succeeded in Challenging Times,” Berry recounts the civil rights war activists waged under President Ronald Reagan—and it sounds very familiar….

The White House Commission on Asian American and Pacific Islanders Just Lost Most of Its Members

Sixteen members of the advisory commission on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders have resigned in protest of President Trump’s policies.

Trump's 'Muslim Ban' Creates Chaos and Prompts Airport Protests, Free Legal Work and Faith Community Condemnation

In the 48 hours after President Trump announced bars on entry from seven Muslim-majority countries and a revamping of the refugee admissions process, visa- and green-card holders were detained, federal judges issued stays and America’s airports became sites of resistance.

Black and white sign in trash can reads: "White House no place for White nationalism."

100+ AAPI Orgs Vow to Resist the Trump Administration

Coalition of Asian American and Pacific Islander organizations: “We will reject any attempts by the Trump Administration to use AAPIs to make a case for their legitimacy and diversity.

Fundraiser Friday: 'An American Nightmare' Documentary Series Will Explore American Racism's Roots

The organizations behind this documentary series are crowdfunding via Kickstarter to tell the story of black labor and activism in the face of historical racism.