Wendell Berry Reads A Poem About Hope and Place
Bill McKibben introduces Wendell Berry in 2009 at George Washington University.
Wendell Berry: I Love Mountains Day, 2008
Wendell Berry speaks at Kentuckians for the Commonwealth´s "I Love Mountains Day" in 2008.
The Souls of Black Folk by W.E.B. Dubois
Listen to Torias Uncle read the The Forethought and Chapter 1 of The Souls of Black Folks.
Remembering Granny D on Democracy Now!
Doris Granny D Haddock, one of the leading fighters for campaign finance reform in the United States, died on Tuesday at the age of 100.
Doris "Granny D" Haddock Speech from 2007
97-year-old Granny D gives a speech at the Fighting Bob Fest in Baraboo, Wisconsin.
Voices of a People´s History: Danny Glover Reads Frederick Douglass
Actor Danny Glover reads abolitionist Frederick Douglass' "What to the Slave is the Fourth of July?" (July 5, 1852).
Voices of a People´s History: James Earl Jones Reads Frederick Douglass
James Earl Jones reads excerpts from Frederick Douglass' speech "What to the Slave is the Fourth of July?" (July 5, 1852).
Voices of a People´s History: Q´Orianka Kilcher Reads Chief Joseph
Q'Orianka Kilcher reads Chief Joseph's account of his 1879 trip to Washington, DC.
Chicano! Struggle in the Fields a PBS Documentary
Chicano! The Struggle in the Fields presents a history of the Mexican American fight for Civil Rights.
Randy Shaw talks about Beyond the Fields and Cesar Chavez: Part 2
Part 2 of Randy Shaw´s talk about his book, Beyond the Fields: Cesar Chavez, the UFW, and the Struggle for Justice in the 21st Century.
Randy Shaw talks about Beyond the Fields and Cesar Chavez: Part 1
Part 1 of Randy Shaw´s talk about his book, Beyond the Fields: Cesar Chavez, the UFW, and the Struggle for Justice in the 21st Century.
Cesar Chavez Interview During the Delano Grape Strike
Watch Cesar Chavez being interviewed during the Delano Grape Strike. Strikers have been shot and Chavez wants to know who is behind it.
Martin Luther King Jr. Delivers His "I Have A Dream" Speech
Watch and listen as Martin Luther King Jr. delivers what was to be his most famous speech, "I Have a Dream", at the March on Washington.
Robert F. Kennedy Announcing Martin Luther King Jr.´s Death
In a moment of profound national grief and pain, Robert F.
Nina Simone performing "Why?"
Three days after Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated in Memphis, Tennessee, Nina Simone sang this song.
Documentary: At the River I Stand (1968 Memphis Sanitation Workers´ Strike)
At The River I Stand is a powerful film about Memphis Santitation Workers´Strike and Marting Luther King Jr.
Documentary: Brother Outsider - The Life of Bayard Rustin
He was there at most of the important events of the Civil Rights Movement — but always in the background.
Discussion about 1963 March on Washington: James Baldwin, Harry Belafonte, Sidney Poitier, Marlon Brando, Charlton Heston
James Baldwin, Harry Belafonte, Marlon Brando, Charlton Heston, Sidney Poitier, David Schoenbrun, and Joseph Mankiewicz discuss the 1963 March on Washington
John Hunter´s Ted Talk, "World Peace and Other Forth Grade Achievements"
Listen to John Hunter´s acclaimed 2011 Ted Talk.
Frances Crowe Interviewed on Video
Frances Crowe discusses her involvement in the anti-war movement, bringing Democracy Now! to Northampton and other events in her life.