The need for affirmative action to achieve fairness and equality for everyone, and to address the economic crisis, won support last weekend at Conneticut African American History Month events.
Students are demanding stronger action following a series of racist incidents, including parties with racist themes and a noose hanging in the campus library.
A debate raged recently over growing Black unemployment - 30 percent among youth - as President Obama renewed federal support for historically Black colleges.
We continue our series on the 90th Anniversary of the Communist Party USA with an excerpt of an interview with Betty Smith, director of International Publishers - the publishing house of the CPUSA.
Lester Rodney was a crusader for equality and instrumental in integrating baseball as sports editor with the Daily Worker in the 1930s, says ESPN in a recent video on its website.
Connecticut Black History Month event features author Dr. Gerald Horne and the New Haven Firebirds.
Willie Adams, a Black farmer in Greene County, Ga., hailed President Obama's $1.25 billion proposed settlement of a lawsuit by Black farmers demanding compensation for 80 years of racist discrimination in federal farm loan programs.
A new milestone was reached Feb. 18 in a longstanding civil rights case brought by African American farmers who suffered discrimination in federal loans and subsidies. Many of the farmers incurred huge debts or lost their land as a result.
Police operating motorist sobriety checkpoints in California are impounding cars of unlicensed drivers at a far higher rate than they're arresting drunks behind the wheel, says a new report.
A look at writings of leading African American members of the Communist Party USA on the struggle against racism over four decades.