The effort to rename Nathan Bedford Forrest Park, a memorial to the Confederate General, pre-war slave trader, and post-war founder of the Ku Klux Klan, recently began.
Malcolm became an influential figure to many African-Americans and supporters of civil rights and equality, and continues to be so today.
Prof. Jamie Wilson is giving a special People's World Black History Month teleconference presentation on Tues, Feb 19. This interview is a preview of the themes of his presentation.
Jones died in exile in Great Britain in 1964 at the age of 49, her health weakened from imprisonment in the U.S. because of her political activism.
The event marks 150 years since the signing of the Emancipation Proclamation to end slavery and 50 years since the historic March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom.
On this day in 1909, the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People - one of America's oldest civil rights organizations - was formed.
Join People's World in celebrating African American History Month with a national teleconference presentation by Prof. Jamie Wilson.
It is incredibly ugly that owners such as Donald Sterling can latch themselves onto the games we enjoy and wreak so much social havoc.
Senate Republicans took advantage of the absence of Democrat Henry Marsh, a civil rights hero who was attending the ceremony, to pass a huge mid-decade redistricting bill.
On January 23, 1976, noted singer and actor Paul Robeson died in Philadelphia.Robeson was also a legendary civil rights and peace leader and athlete.