Throughout its 95-year history the Communist Party USA has always been in the vanguard of the struggle for African American equality.
In a searing rebuff to pervasive anti-gay attitudes in professional football, Dallas sportscaster Dale Hansen delivers a moving and insightful commentary.
Each community has a stake in immigration reform, he said, from family reunification to visa programs. "We as a coalition have been finding ways to raise our voices."
More than 5,000 protesters marched through downtown Seattle on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day chanting, "Raise the minimum wage now!"
A change such as this in the constitution to one of the "Bible Belt" states shows continued momentum from the progress that was made in 2013.
Amiri Baraka, one of the country's preeminent African American poets, playwrights and activists died Thursday at Newark's Beth Israel Hospital after a brief illness.
Rev. C. T. Vivian is one of the nation's staunchest fighters for racial equality and voting rights.
The state's parole board wrote a new ending for the infamous "Scottsboro Boys" rape case Thursday morning by approving posthumous pardons more than 80 years after the arrests.
On Monday, Oct. 28th, educator and activist Ericka Huggins spoke to students in an open forum at Laney College in Oakland, California.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Moments after the Senate passed a historic measure to outlaw workplace discrimination against gay and transgendered workers, activists turned their attention toward President Barack Obama and a long-sought executive order that would have the same effect, though on a much smaller scale.