“I Have a Dream” 50th Anniversary Update

We held our first public event on August 28th at the Hillary Rodham Clinton Children's Library and Learning Center. Over 100 people came out to watch the screening and participate in the discussion about our hopes for American for the next 50 years. The library staff was very supportive and the participants…


Storytelling and Social Change: James Baldwin

On this day in 1924, one of the greatest writers, orators and social change leaders, James Baldwin, was born. The video below, Take This Hammer, is one example of how James Baldwin used the power of storytelling to bring truth to power. Check out the videos below and let us know what…


Social Change and the Voting Rights Act of 1965

Less than fifty years ago, President Lyndon B. Johnson signed into law the Voting Rights Act of 1965. This landmark piece of legislation served as a major accomplishment for the Civil Rights Movement and sparked social change in voting practices in the United States. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T8reaKQgwKg https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NS57Svuipas It is hard to talk about…

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