Ali's outspokenness and activism made him a beacon for African Americans everywhere.
A young African American political activist is trembling today at the thought of having to face as many as four years in prison.
A public forum was held to uncover the buried history of communists' role in the Civil Rights Movement of the '50s and '60s
"The legislation hastily enacted is deplorable and discriminatory, and it runs counter to everything we stand for."
South Carolinians desperately need better paying jobs, more accessible health care and better schools, but Governor Haley is using a $400 million surplus for tax cuts for the wealthy.
Angela Davis and her sister Fania Davis were working for social justice before many of today's activists were born.
The Department of Justice filed a robust complaint against Ferguson, Missouri, charging the city with violations of federal civil rights statutes.
Featuring a network of young leaders, use of technology, and a focus on system-wide change, the Movement for Black Lives represents a politically important moment in civil rights organizing.
She was a lawyer, activist, civil rights advocate, lecturer, writer and feminist.