Shelby County has been trying to disenfranchise black people for years, but the latest ploy has been shot down by a federal district court.
In the fight to save Troy Davis's life, a new abolitionist movement is born.
The initiatives and actions of the American people were an essential ingredient in the progressive-democratic thrust in the 1930s and 1960s. The same is true today.
New York took a jump into the 21st century as Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed a bill June 24 legalizing same-sex marriage.
Proposed new FBI rules pose a threat to civil libeties and the democratic movement for change.
The conservative-dominated Supreme Court ruled that Wal-Mart is too big to face class action justice, but America's workers think otherwise.
All lovers of human and civil rights were saddened last week to hear of the passing of the outstanding attorney Leonard Weinglass, who succumbed to pancreatic cancer on March 23.
That's how it should be, but, as history teaches, socialism is democratic only if we make it so.
The same financial power structure that ruined Detroit economically stands in the shadows as mouthpieces of money in the state government threaten the majority Black city.