Today in black history: Civil rights activist Jimmie Lee Jackson dies, becomes catalyst for Selma march
Twenty-six year old civil rights protester Jimmie Lee Jackson died this day, Feb. 26, 1965, from gunshot wounds inflicted by Alabama State Trooper after marching in a peaceful protest.
Josemaria Islas made a mistake last July - he went outside to eat his lunch.
Josemaria Islas and his family are living in fear, yet speaking out with courage, as his deportation order draws closer day by day.
Rosa Parks' vision for freedom and peace continues to inspire our nation and the ongoing movement for social justice in the 100th year of her birth.
The widespread use of voter suppression laws has created a national awareness among the electorate that it is time to review and revise the conduct of national elections.
On February 28, 1984, musician and entertainer Michael Jackson won an amazing eight awards at the 26th Grammy Awards show:
The Senate is considering a bipartisan plan to require all working people in the U.S. to carry a biometric ID card with their finger prints or other markers.
A who's who of leaders in the African American community came together with hundreds of community members.
In 1963, the Phi Kappa Literary Society at the University of Georgia invited a speaker from the Communist Party to the campus for a public debate.
Struggles against segregation and for militant trade unionism in Maryland were the subject of a Feb. 23 Black History Month program sponsored by the Baltimore Marxist Labor Forum.