"Solitary" meant an unfurnished cell with a concrete floor. No bed, no furniture; a hole in the floor for a toilet.
The 20,000 people who showed up in Washington this past weekend for the Reason Rally were indeed patriots, fighting for the defense of a very American tradition.
Steve Cooper, a longtime trade union, civil rights activist and member of the Los Angeles Metro Club of the Communist Party died recently in Los Angeles. He was 77.
James Cameron made a historic solo dive in his Deepsea Challenger to the Mariana Trench.
We've known for some time that having too much red meat in our diets has negative health consequences.
In the days of the past, the black church served as a beacon of hope for the lost-soul seeking grace and mercy.
Trayvon lives in the remarkable outpouring of sorrow and outrage demanding justice in the case.
We are all Trayvon Martin, even those of us who have never been trapped alone on a dark street on the thin line between life and death.
The natural gas industry defends hydraulic fracturing, better known as fracking, as safe and efficient. Research studies and numerous incidents of water contamination prove otherwise.
Mary McLeod Bethune's commitment to the advancement of black women and indeed all women makes her a true American hero.