The day was full of TV cameras, spontaneous singing, speeches, clapping, and the echo of Martin Luther King’s phrase: “I have a dream … ”
Originally published September 5, 1963
"The greatest mistake of the Movement has been trying to organize a sleeping people around specific goals. You have to wake the people up first then you’ll get action."
Originally published February 25, 1965
From the Voice archives: Before Roe, terminating a pregnancy meant confronting a nightmare of quacks and butchers, knitting needles and wire coat hangers. The exceptions were people like Dr. X, “the stars of the underground abortion circuit.”
Originally published August 18, 1966
In 1964 activists argued that liberalism was obsolete and must be replaced by a new radicalism "that puts the freedom movement ahead of the Cold War."
Originally published June 25, 1964
With death always just a Russian missile away, Ukrainians strive to be their true selves.
February 23, 2023
The personal becomes the classical.
Originally published June 20, 2018
Think recent revelations about Bill Barr's partisan corruption when he was Trump's Attorney General is something new? Guess again as we take a look at his legal shenanigans way back in 1992.
Originally published October 27, 1992
The young organizer fights hate one small town at a time.
January 17, 2023
Martin Luther King told of his growing nightmares and his enduring dreams in the rolling, hypnotic cadences of the rural preacher. But it was the humane, incorruptible mystique of the man that won the crowd, his crescendo phrases winning affirmations of “amen” and “Say it, brother” again and again.
Originally published June 30, 1966
After a decades-long fight that pitted a multicultural community center against for-profit dorms, a court ruling has put the long-vacant building back into play
December 30, 2022