Between the two World Wars, the groundwork was laid in Detroit's Black community that culminated in the organizing of the world's most powerful corporation.
Connecticut Black History Month event features author Dr. Gerald Horne and the New Haven Firebirds.
Black, brown and white unity has always been an important component in the struggle for African American equality.
Willie Adams, a Black farmer in Greene County, Ga., hailed President Obama's $1.25 billion proposed settlement of a lawsuit by Black farmers demanding compensation for 80 years of racist discrimination in federal farm loan programs.
Jarvis Tyner is the executive vice chair of the Communist Party USA and the chair of the party's African American Equality Commission. He joined the CPUSA in the early sixties, just as the Civil Rights Movement was maturing.
A new milestone was reached Feb. 18 in a longstanding civil rights case brought by African American farmers who suffered discrimination in federal loans and subsidies. Many of the farmers incurred huge debts or lost their land as a result.
Songs linked to the great social change movements of our times echoed through the White House Feb. 9, with Smokey Robinson, Bob Dylan and other music legends at the microphone.
Chicago's City Council has given landmark status to the home of the author/activist who wrote "A Raisin in the Sun."
DALLAS - At a Robert E. Lee memorial built by the New Deal's WPA government jobs program, an NAACP leader and others called for federal action on jobs.
In honor of African American History Month, the fourth and fifth article in our series on the Communist Party's 90th anniversary will survey documents written by leading African American women party members.