Stewart Acuff

Aug 5

Bernie Speaks Out Against Racism at the Southern Christian Leadership Conference

Just last week Sen. Bernie Sanders made a great and very important speech to the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, the civil rights organization that Dr. King founded to lead the modern civil rights struggle. It

Mar 10

The Commemoration in Selma

Watching America’s first Black President with Congressman John Lewis together in Selma was a testament to the honor and ultimate victory of struggle. Lewis is the single living American who did the most for

Jan 27


I watched Selma today with my kids. Every American should see it, particularly in this moment in American history where we need to be reminded just what the costs of the Voting Rights Act

Jan 19

Download my new e-Book Now!

Happy Martin Luther King, Jr Day! In the spirit of his dedication to freedom, I am releasing my new e-book Truth From the Frontlines: 2014 Blog Compilation e-Book! Download it

Jan 16

Truth From the Frontlines: 2014 Blog Compilation e-Book

2014 was a terrible year for the U.S. We tried to document it on my blog as we lived and worked in the difficult vineyards of it. America’s best living songwriter Si Kahn gave me

Dec 18

Resistance and Struggle

We have seen more leadership for justice in America in the last few months than we have seen since 2008. Maybe it started with Rev. Barber and the Moral Mondays in North Carolina, then spread

Oct 30

Video: President Henry Nicholas’ 50 Years of Organizing

Our recent national convention of 1199 National Union of Hospital and Healthcare Employees opened with a dynamic video of President Henry Nicholas’ 50 year history as an organizer, leader, and warrior for justice. Photo: A young

Sep 29

Henry Nicholas: A Story of Leadership, Vision, Courage & Compassion

President Henry Nicolas stands as an icon and a hero of America’s struggle for justice for the last 50 years. But it wasn’t always the case. Born on a cotton plantation in Mississippi, the son

Aug 29

Labor Day 2014

Monday is our day when labor is celebrated, or at least given lip service in the United States. For those of us who are committed to organized labor, social and economic justice, and defeating the

May 23

The Real Dr. King: My New mini e-Book!

In honor of the Coalition of Black Trade Unionists having their annual convention in Atlanta Memorial Day weekend, I’ve created a free mini e-Book called The Real Dr. King that I want to give

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