The Communist Party USA is celebrating its 90th anniversary. During the past nine decades it has been in the vanguard of the movement for progressive social change. Beginning in the 1920s, Communists have played central roles in the labor, civil rights and immigrant rights movements.
PHOENIX - United Farm Workers leader Dolores Huerta and singer Linda Ronstadt were among more than 20,000 people who marched to protest "out-of-control" Sheriff Joe Arpaio.
It's been more than 25 years since Martin Luther King Jr. Day was officially recognized as a federal holiday.
Words do matter. But Republicans are the worst offenders when it comes to racism.
The United Farm Workers of America is urging supporters to stop the Texas state Board of Education from eliminating Cesar Chavez and other historic Latino leaders from public school textbooks.
Lester Rodney, who as sports editor for the Daily Worker from 1936 to 1958, helped lead the struggle that broke major league baseball's color barrier, died Dec. 20 in Walnut Creek, Calif.
The Obama administration launched an unprecedented $340 million promotional blitz for the 2010 Census on Monday with the debut of the Census Portrait of America Road Tour.