People Power

Lauren McCauley, staff writer
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) called for unity to 'create that community of love' that Martin Luther King, Jr., fought and died for. (Photo: Jetta Fraser/ The Blade)
Speaking at the same Atlanta church where Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. served as pastor, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) on Monday heralded the long term vision of the civil rights leader and said that it is "necessary for us to bring his spirit and courage into 2017." "The great strength of Dr. King," Sanders said, addressing a standing room crowd...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
More than 40 U.S. lawmakers now say they will not attend Donald Trump's pricey...
Nika Knight, staff writer
Water protectors peacefully sang, drummed, and chanted as riot police blocked them from the pipeline drill site.
Water protectors battling the controversial Dakota Access Pipeline once again...


In what has been likened to a classical "hero's journey," Chris Turley - a decorated wounded veteran of Afghanistan and member of the Osage Nation - arrived at Sacred Stone camp after a prayerful, two-week, 800-mile trek on foot from Oklahoma. One of the first of over 2,000 vets coming this weekend and a self-described "warrior of this country" raising funds for both vets' programs and Standing Rock, comrades say Turley exemplifies "the highly contagious emotion we call courage."