Journalist, fighter and feminist, Gloria Steinem became a women’s rights icon during the 60s and is now the subject of Julie Taymor’s biopic, The Glorias (learn more here). Based on Steinem’s own memoir, My Life on the Road, Julianne Moore, Alicia Vikander, Lulu Wilson and Ryan Keira Armstrong portray the activist at various stages of her
To mark the passing of Civil Rights icon John Lewis, here’s a rare speech by the U.S. Representative of the 5th Congressional District of Georgia at the Cooper Union in New York City in 2019. He discusses his early life leading to his joining the Civil Rights Movement and the work yet to be done.
This tribute was originally published on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day 2019. We’re reposting it today with some updates. We tend to be all “I had a dream” when we think about Martin Luther King, Jr. King believed passionately in the power of love to drive out hate. He was also a fierce and incisive