Same-sex marriage is legal in only eight jurisdictions: seven states and the District of Columbia. By next year that number could sink to six jurisdictions.
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.
Rev. Shuttlesworth's fingerprints are all over the history of the Civil Rights movement and his dogged determination to resist the powers of racism and inequality were legendary.
Om Saturday, October 1, thousands joined in to celebrate Troy Davis' life at the Jonesville Baptist Church in Savannah, Ga., and tens of thousands more joined online through the webstream
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.