Chicago community comes together to create cultural, educational movement on AIDS awareness.
CHICAGO -- Hundreds of family members, co-workers, friends and comrades paid tribute to Frank Lumpkin, lifelong fighter for workers' rights, equality and socialism, on April 24.
Lena Horne, an African American pioneer who fought for equality as an artist-activist, died May 9 at age 92. She is remembered as a crusader for civil rights and a symbol of black pride.
Despite record levels of unemployment, Black young people, since the election of President Barack Obama, have become optimistic about the future, according to a number of recent studies.
In response to the anti-immigrant Arizona law, Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, known as the oldest, integrated and historically black Greek-lettered organization in the world, recently announced it will boycott the state and relocate its 104th anniversary convention from Phoenix.
Texas Southern University celebrates its museum's 10th anniversary with a symposium on the art of the African diaspora.
Dorothy Height is remembered as a pioneering voice of the civil rights movement whose life's work and activism stretched from the New Deal through the 2008 election of President Obama.
RALEIGH, N.C. - With a mix of nostalgia and renewed commitment, the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) held its 50th anniversary conference here, April 15-18.
The fact that institutionalized racism persist in our country is rooted in the historical reality of 250 years of slavery followed, after a brief period of civil war and democratic reconstruction, by over seventy years of Jim Crow terror and state sanctioned racist discrimination.