social justice

  • September 26, 2013  

    In China, an unlicensed food vendor was executed by the Chinese government. His crime was killing two policemen after being beaten in custody. In the last 24 hours, his name became one of the most searched-for terms in Chinese social media. Hari Sreenivasan reports on the shockwaves caused by this case. Continue reading

  • September 2, 2013  

    The civil rights movement didn’t just promote equality for African-Americans. It was also a social justice springboard for other causes. To explore how the movement impacted the fight for LGBT and women’s rights, Ray Suarez speaks with George Chauncey of Yale University and Ruth Rosen of the University of California, Davis. Continue reading

  • June 15, 2009  

    After the economic slump scuttled their plans to enter the financial sector, business students at Duke University look at different alternatives, such as graduate school, or rethink their career paths altogether. Judy Woodruff talks to some recent graduates in the second part of her Generation Next series. Continue reading

  • April 4, 2008  

    On the evening of April 4, 1968, Martin Luther King, Jr. was assassinated on the balcony of a Memphis hotel, leaving the civil rights movement he led to forge its own path. A panel of analysts discuss King’s complex legacy and how U.S. race relations have evolved since his death. Continue reading