Forced into sexually abusive foster care; incredible and atrocious as it may sound, that is the fate the state of South Dakota assigned to several Lakota children through its Department of Social Services.
Everyone knows about Dr. King's magnificent speech but I feel it is important that Rustin's role and influence has recently been recognized and written about.
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.
It's a major step forward that the American Bar Association has now officially condemned "panic" defenses used to justify anti-gay hate crimes.
The times, they are a-changin, singer Bob Dylan wrote in 1964. Fast-forward to our present day and the times are still changing, only not in our favor.
It is very hard to think of a more important world leader than Fidel.
An insider is spilling the beans on the great unsaid in charitable circles: You can't ignore inequality and hope to fix an unequal world.
Unemployment, joblessness, and the devastation they bring to every worker everywhere is endemic to capitalism.
Today, there are hundreds of millions of people around the world who are and remain permanently in the "reserve army of the unemployed."
This Father's Day is a little different. It has taken on a new importance. This year, I'm a dad. And I'm oddly excited about it.