Jackson Mayor Chokwe Lumumba, who has been described as "America's most revolutionary mayor," died suddenly Feb. 25 at the age of 66.
It is probably little known what the great freedom fighter had to say about the horrific mistreatment of Native Americans by the U.S.
What Sherman said wasn't gracious to his defeated opponent, but it was by no means out of bounds, nothing that would warrant the controversy that followed.
The success of the struggle in Detroit will hinge especially on the degree of anti-racist understanding achieved by white people and workers in particular.
This week, the nation will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom with events in Washington, D.C., and many other cities.
Paula Deen lived by the cleaver and she died by the cleaver. She skyrocketed to fame and fortune based on a caricature.
On June 8, the Columbus Dispatch carried a poll that measured people's opinions on issues concerning affirmative action, race, and LGBT questions.
Anti-communism and a failed Cuba policy are among the factors behind placing Assata Shakur on the FBI Most Wanted list.
By the time Havens opened the legendary Woodstock concert of 1968, he was a major player in the counter-culture firmament.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel and the Chicago Board of Education have closed or taken over dozens of schools every year, targeting African American and Latino neighborhoods.