Belafonte’s own version of a triple legacy — music, writing, and social justice — is still on the rise.
Come to donate your Stuff, share refreshments with us, and tell us your stories!
Under the guise of protecting police, laws are being enacted that are nothing more than attempts to censor and criminalize political resistance and protests of police violence.
The war abroad and the war at home are both fueled by a fear of encroaching chaos — and it’s hard to miss the racist subtext.
The infamous Dred Scott Supreme Court ruling once denied African Americans any and all rights as human beings. Has anything changed?
An IPS and Indie Lens Pop-Up (formerly Community Cinema) preview screening about the turbulent 1960s when change was coming to America, the fault lines could no longer be ignored, and a new revolutionary culture emerged seeking to drastically transform the system.
Institute for Policy Studies is proud to co-sponsor a Sunday evening screening of “She’s Beautiful When She’s Angry,” a new film that takes a provocative look at the birth of the women’s liberation movement between 1966 and 1971.
For 50 years, Detroit’s own John Conyers has been an advocate for important social issues.
Institute for Policy Studies, with Teaching for Change bookstore and Busboys and Poets, welcomes Matt Herron, Dorie Ladner, and a panel moderated by Askia Muhammad to discuss the book on “Activist Photographers of the Civil Rights Movement”
Join us for a lively talk and book signing about a narrative chronicle of race in America, and the successes, failures, and stalemates of black leaders in the past fifty years.
The series to promote intergenerational discussion will address what it take to save a neighborhood these days.
Heinous schemes to limit the right to vote keep appearing in state legislatures.
An IPS and DC Community Cinema preview about Whitney Young’s Fight for Civil Rights, one of the most celebrated — and controversial — leaders of the civil rights era.
An IPS and DC Community Cinema preview about the Barefoot College, where rural women around the world, are trained to become solar engineers so that they can bring electricity back to their homes.
Opponents of black voter registration have always claimed they were protecting democracy.