CHICAGO - A lively symposium on this city's infamous "Red Squad" took place June 1 at the Chicago History Museum.
Across the country, participants at gun violence vigils vowed to pressure the Senate to pass a bipartisan bill, mandating background checks for firearm purchases at gun shows and online.
Last week's unprecedented march on Washington D.C. to "Keep Families Together" through immigration reform has borne its first fruit, immigrant rights activists are saying.
What is happening in Michigan "is a threat to everyone in this nation," said Al Sharpton. "If you get away with it in Detroit, you can get away with it all over the nation."
Thousands of teachers, parents, students and city residents protested the announcement by Chicago Board of Education that it will close 54 schools effecting 30,000 students.
Not enough is said today about the role of women in formulating the basic beliefs we have about the nature of freedom itself.
The Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act would allow corporations to share your online data with the government in real time. CISPA has been met with strong opposition from online privacy advocates and companies.
Common Cause gathered almost everyone it could find from the Watergate era for a 2-day retrospective reviewing the constitutional crimes, known as "Watergate," that brought down Richard Nixon.
On March 13, 1906, Susan B. Anthony died in Rochester, N.Y., shortly after her eighty-sixth birthday.She was a pioneer leader of the cause of women's right to vote.,
Voting rights were high on the agenda of the AFL-CIO's executive council meeting February 27 as the Supreme Court heard a challenge to Section 5 of the landmark 1965 Voting Rights Act.