The Republic of T.

Black. Gay. Father. Vegetarian. Buddhist. Liberal.

August 1, 2013
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Southern Revival: The Righteous Progressivism of Moral Mondays

For 13 weeks, the North Carolina state house in Raleigh was the focus of “Moral Mondays”  — a progressive movement organized by the state’s NAACP president, Rev. William Barber, in response to what he called North Carolina GOP’s “mean-spirited quadruple … Continue reading

June 25, 2013
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Finishing The March: African-Americans and the Jobs Deficit

In “The Unfinished March,” the first in a series reports from the Economic Policy Institute, economist Algernon Austin outlines the “unfinished business” of the 1963 March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom. Progress on civil rights, such as voting rights … Continue reading