June 12, 2018, U.S. Capitol Building
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The staff, family and friends of the Institute held a memorial and celebration of Marc and his life and work at the Sixth & I Synagogue on February 12, 2018. Here are the texts of the speeches from the service.
Nine movement leaders from all over the world share their hopes for the year to come.
America has a history of looking to black women to save Americans from themselves — while not recognizing or respecting their efforts.
Eulogy for Marcus Raskin (1934-2017) delivered by Congressman Jamie Raskin
In the face of countless crises, it’s time for the next generation to lead.
Imagine if the burden to combat sexual assault didn’t have to fall on any of these brave women — from celebrities to interns — pleading with the public to listen to stories they never wanted to have to recall.
The increased tempo of the GOP’s snatch and grab in recent days suggests that they’re feeling a certain desperation.
The Forbes 400 and the Rest of Us
This weekend, events at the University of Virginia revealed the consequences of systemic and insidious white supremacy.