Activism

'Overcome Pessimism,' Says AIDS Rights Activist

Former Senator Jesse Helms called Peter Staley a "radical homosexual," like that's a bad thing: He saved millions of lives during the AIDS crisis. A new memoir could double as a blueprint for today's activists.

Women to Watch—An Interview with Alicia Garza

Alongside fellow feminists Opal Tometi and Patrisse Cullors, Alicia Garza co founded Black Lives Matter, a project sparked by the deaths of Trayvon Martin and Michael Brown.

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