On August 28, 1963, Maryland police reported, "By 8 a.m., 100 buses an hour were streaming through the Baltimore Harbor Tunne" heading for Washington, D.C.
"We have to be repetitive" on the issues Dr. King fought for, said Allen Silver, an organizer for the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local 100.
On August 16, 1955, internationally known actor, singer and activist Paul Robeson lost his court appeal to force the U.S. State Department to grant him a passport.
"Embedding discrimination against LGBT Americans into our laws and workplaces is not only morally reprehensible, it also makes zero economic sense."
For over three months, 400 African-American hospital workers, mostly women, walked off their jobs in protest over discrimination and the right to form a union.
Mary McLeod Bethune, one of our great civil rights leaders, was born July 10, 1875, in Mayesville, S.C. Her parents were former slaves.
Organized labor has weighed in on the side of LGBT rights in central Ohio, starting with the strong support given to discharged teacher Carla Hale.
Forty four years ago today the Stonewall demonstrations broke out in New York City,
In a five-to-four decision the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the formula in Section 4 of the 1965 Civil Rights Act was unconstitutional.
AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka has laid down, in detail, what the federation wants - and doesn't want - in the legislation.