SAN ANTONIO, Texas - The Southwest Workers Union's living quarters was sprayed with semi-automatic rifle fire July 11, leaving a 23-year-old intern in critical condition.
SAN ANTONIO, Texas - Some 30,000 participants turned out for the National Council of La Raza annual conference here last weekend, where a major focus was Arizona's anti-immigrant SB 1070 law.
The truth is that the obtaining citizenship in this country if you are poor is difficult and costly and that is why many decide to enter the country illegally or simply overstay their visas.
NEW HAVEN, Conn. -- Judges and lawyers, professors and educators, family and friends all spoke fondly of Ruth Calvin Emerson at the celebration of her life held at the New Haven Peoples Center on June 26.
SAN FRANCISCO - For some years now, bassist, composer, band leader and educator Marcus Shelby has been bringing to musical life some of the most dramatic and significant episodes in American freedom and civil rights struggles.
The Obama administration and the Department of Justice filed a lawsuit July 6 to block the implementation of Arizona's controversial anti-immigrant law signed by the states Republican governor in April.
How do you trim a bill to provide unemployment benefits to laid-off workers in the millionaires' club of the U.S. Senate?
RALEIGH, N.C. - William Barber II, state NAACP chairman, this week called for mass civil disobedience July 20 to protest moves to "resegregate" public education in Wake County.
Frances Gabow's life-just 10 years shy of a century--is a history book of political struggle in the 20th century. "And I don't regret a thing," she told a crowd celebrating her 90th birthday recently.
The U.S. Congress will acknowledge the role of slave labor in building the U.S. Capitol Building this week.