Reclaiming MLK

Reclaiming MLK

Dr. King left us a radical vision. Join IPS and a community of scholars and activists to reclaim this vision, our history and our future, part of the Institute for Policy Studies’s Liberation in Action 2017 Black History Month series!

Black Youth and Elusive Freedom

Black Youth and Elusive Freedom

As I weep over the death of America’s black men, I remember my brother’s struggle for his freedom against unnecessary police searches.

Where Do We Go From Here

Where Do We Go From Here

IPS’s Phyllis Bennis joins a line up of special guests for an inter-generational teach-In on the triple evils of militarism, economic exploitation, racism.

Do Demonstrations Matter?

Do Demonstrations Matter?

Phyllis Bennis and filmmaker Amir Amirani discuss the largest mobilization of people in human history — the 2003 protest against the invasion of Iraq — and its relevance to today.

A Day to Remember A Martyr

A Day to Remember A Martyr

Malcolm X was assassinated 48 years ago, but his killers failed to keep him from living on in the hearts and minds of those he left behind.

What Would King Say of the Obama Era?

What Would King Say of the Obama Era?

On Obama’s second inauguration, let’s challenge our society to look at how well we are addressing the “giant triplets” of racism, extreme materialism, and militarism.

Obama: Selectively Honoring MLK

Obama: Selectively Honoring MLK

While the President honored MLK’s work for civil rights and economic justice, he did not mention King’s equally important work against the Vietnam War and U.S. militarism.