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.
The 180-day period for monetary claims by Black farmers against the USDA expires this week.
In the days of the past, the black church served as a beacon of hope for the lost-soul seeking grace and mercy.
Mary McLeod Bethune's commitment to the advancement of black women and indeed all women makes her a true American hero.
Mariann Anderson, the great contralto, perhaps the most renowned of the 20th century, would have been 115 years old today.
Forty-eight years after his "I Have a Dream" speech, the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. would be furious.
Herman Cain's main role is to give a kind of seal of approval to the racism, and bigotry of the Republican Party and he does it well. And right-wing Republican audiences adore him.