Due to a new law passed in New Orleans, in the French Quarter children 16 and younger must obey an 8 p.m. weekend curfew, replacing a previous curfew of 11 p.m.
The farmers, organized in the Black Farmers and Agriculturalists Association, headquartered in Memphis, held a church rally to highlight the issue.
GOP presidential candidate Rick Santorum has set his sights on a new target: struggling African-Americans.
After a legal battle between an African church and a KKK store, a judge ruled that the church is the owner of the building where racist merchandise is sold.
The mayor's plan will affect 10,000 students, mostly Black and Latino, and result in the firing of 600 teachers, principals, building maintenance, cafeteria and other workers.
The Center for Disease Control has called for universal testing of all patients between the ages of 16 and 64. However, the U.S. Public Health Service has not endorsed the proposal.
Duane Buck, an African American death row inmate in Texas was refused a new hearing by the Supreme Court this week.
The civil rights movement and the labor movement have joined forces in a statewide campaign to get African-American voters to the polls Nov. 8, to restore union bargaining rights in Ohio by voting "No on Issue 2."
President Obama must keep wearing that working-class warrior badge of honor.
People want to move from welfare to work, but the requirements to make that transition are missing.