Danny Glover

  • 01.24.18

    Mass Incarceration Imprisons More Lives Than Just Those Behind Bars

    There are over 2.2 million families in America for whom the holiday season is extremely difficult. As co-workers, fellow parishioners, friends and colleagues wish them happy holidays and inquire whether they will be getting together with family, they cringe and struggle to respond in a way that does not reveal that...

    There are over 2.2 million families in America for whom the holiday season is extremely difficult. As co-workers, fellow parishioners, friends and colleagues wish them happy holidays and inquire whether they will be getting together with family, they cringe and struggle to respond in a way that does not reveal that for them the holidays are a harsh reminder of the pain, separation and loneliness that incarceration means for them. For them, there is no holiday dinner at a nice restaurant, shopping outing for gifts, decorating a tree or attending a religious service. On New Year’s Eve they will not share a kiss at midnight or hold each other tightly. In fact, the words “Happy New Year” ring hollow and reopen the wounds of separation.

  • 01.19.18

    Creating a Culture of Sustainable Activism

    On Martin Luther King Jr. day, actor, activist, and Founding Fellow of the Sanders Institute Danny Glover received the President's Award at the NAACP Image Awards held on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, which highlight the work of people of color in film, TV and other fields....

    On Martin Luther King Jr. day, actor, activist, and Founding Fellow of the Sanders Institute Danny Glover received the President's Award at the NAACP Image Awards held on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, which highlight the work of people of color in film, TV and other fields. 

  • 08.04.17

    The Nina Turner Show: Believing It's Possible with Danny Glover

    In this episode of The Nina Turner Show on The Real News Network, Danny Glover tells Nina Turner how he became an actor and activist, and calls for a global movement that raises expectations of itself and of the world....

    In this episode of The Nina Turner Show on The Real News Network, Danny Glover tells Nina Turner how he became an actor and activist, and calls for a global movement that raises expectations of itself and of the world.

  • 07.31.14

    Standing up, fighting back: Full Speech