Tonight the executive board of the trustees of the City University of New York will reportedly meet and reverse a decision to table and potentially deny playwright Tony Kushner an honorary doctorate from John Jay College.
"Down for the count: America's fascination with royalty" and "18 couples wed quietly, Non-royal lovers united in simple rights."
Jeffrey Perry's biography tears away the curtain of obscurity that has kept several generations of Americans from learning about-and learning from Hubert Harrison.
A great African American warrior for the people, Dr. Manning Marable, passed away on April 1st, 2011.
Our country today, April 12, marks the 150th anniversary of the official start of the Civil War with the firing on Fort Sumter.
150 years ago today, the first shots of the American Civil War were fired.
How did the landmark anti-labor legislation, backed at that time by Joe McCarthy and Richard Nixon, come to be the law of the land?
Painter and filmmaker Julian Schnabel's latest venture onto the screen is a controversial adaptation of Rula Jebreal's novelistic memoir of her childhood and youth beginning just around the time of the Nakba, otherwise known as Israel's war of independence.
In the midst of the battle in Wisconsin, the Republican Party has revived McCarthyism to attack William Cronon, a distinguished professor of history at the University of Wisconsin.
While walking through the Evergreen Cemetery recently, located in Ridgewood Brooklyn, I came across a section dedicated to eight unidentified young women who died in the Triangle Shirtwaist fire on March 25, 1911.