Dr. Ron Walters, a distinguished scholar and civil rights movement activist, died last week from cancer at the age of 72.
Figuring out who to vote for in New York State this year is trickier than usual for those who want to advance labor rights, equality and democracy.
Melvin Pelvin showed society that a young black man with plenty of swag can do whatever he puts his mind to!
Vocalist, actress and activist Abbey Lincoln, who died Aug. 14 at age 80, captured the energy and drive of an era in recording and film as few others could.
How would members of the Obama administration have reacted to racist pressure from the Deep South in the early '60s?
Is there any hope for the unemployed? Apparently not. Many, says Chrystia Freeland, global editor-in-chief of Reuters news, are people "on the wrong side of history."
Racial wage gap between black and white workers is shrinking, but the all-class gap between black and white is growing.
To win jobs for all, it requires a multi-racial united movement.
For communities that were already in economic freefall before this recession, it's a catastrophe.
Is Rand Paul, a: prejudiced, b: a chauvinist, c: a racist?