Honoring Rosa Parks’ Place in History on this day and Looking Towards the Future- Dec 1

Highlander Staff after the National Day Walkout in Solidarity with Ferguson On this day 59 years ago—December 1, 1955—Rosa Parks refused to give up her seat to a white passenger on a bus in Montgomery, Alabama, ultimately sparking the Montgomery Bus Boycott, a key milestone and victory in the Civil Rights Movement…. We honor Mrs. Park’s courage on that day and her life-long activism and passion for racial justice.  Today, in the spirit of Rosa Parks, we lift up the call to action and power of resistance, from shutting down highways to locking down the BART to today’s #HandsUpWalkOut action, […]

Honoring Rosa Parks' Place in History on this day and Looking Towards the Future- Dec 1

Highlander Staff after the National Day Walkout in Solidarity with Ferguson On this day 59 years ago—December 1, 1955—Rosa Parks refused to give up her seat to a white passenger on a bus in Montgomery, Alabama, ultimately sparking the Montgomery Bus Boycott, a key milestone and victory in the Civil Rights Movement…. We honor Mrs. Park’s courage on that day and her life-long activism and passion for racial justice.  Today, in the spirit of Rosa Parks, we lift up the call to action and power of resistance, from shutting down highways to locking down the BART to today’s #HandsUpWalkOut action, […]

Column on Scott Bates and the Highlander’s Early Years

Daniel Brook is the author of A History of Future Cities and The Trap: Selling Out to Stay Afloat in Winner-Take-All America. His journalism has appeared in Harper’s, The Nation, Slate, and The Baffler. He wrote a column for “Oxford American” about the Late Scott Bates and reflects on Highlander’s early years. It can also be found at http://www.oxfordamerican.org/articles/2014/jan/28/issue-83-someday/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+OxfordAmericanArticles+http://

Column on Scott Bates and the Highlander's Early Years

Daniel Brook is the author of A History of Future Cities and The Trap: Selling Out to Stay Afloat in Winner-Take-All America. His journalism has appeared in Harper’s, The Nation, Slate, and The Baffler. He wrote a column for “Oxford American” about the Late Scott Bates and reflects on Highlander’s early years. It can also be found at http://www.oxfordamerican.org/articles/2014/jan/28/issue-83-someday/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+OxfordAmericanArticles+http://