The decision to fight for the Scottsboro Nine was preceded by years of activity led by the Communist Party and its predecessor organizations.
This week a bipartisan group of Alabama state lawmakers introduced a bill to exonerate the victims of a racist frame-up.
In 1866, Thaddeus Stevens offered an amendment to a bill requiring 40 acre plots be parceled out to former slaves from both confiscated and public land in the former slave South.
In honor of the centennial of the birth of Rosa Parks, we are rerunning the following People's World article, "Rosa Parks: courageous fighter for justice, " by Debbie Bell.
CHICAGO - Two "living legends" of the civil rights movement, Diane Nash and the Rev. C. T. Vivian, keynoted "Remembering the Movement," a Black History Month program, livestreamed from the Harold Washington Wing of the DuSable Museum.
Black, brown and white unity has always been an important component in the struggle for African American equality.