Before the march, participants gathered to make a "peace pledge," writing the name of a loved one lost to violence, or a message of peace, on a red felt heart.
On this date in 1964, Cassius Clay, later known as Muhammad Ali, became world heavyweight boxing champion by defeating Sonny Liston in a stunning upset.
One of the greatest scholars, thinkers and activists for African American liberation was born on this date in 1868.
Families being hurt and their advocates gathered in New Haven City Hall to tell their stories to Sen. Richard Blumenthal.
The 41st Annual People's World African American History Month Celebrations will take place in Hartford and New Haven, Conn.
How recent these events! How deeply seared in living human memory!
Edward Gay Robinson (February 13, 1919 - April 3, 2007) was an outstanding American football coach.
"At the beginning of the semester," explains historian and lecturer Leleua Loupe, "students don't know history or understand the world around them."
The recent arrest of Sheldon Silver is only the latest in a series of events that has raised the volume on calls for ethics and political reform in New York.
Most voters know little about judicial candidates. Money influences judicial campaigns far more than it does campaigns for Congress.