The effort to rename Nathan Bedford Forrest Park, a memorial to the Confederate General, pre-war slave trader, and post-war founder of the Ku Klux Klan, recently began.
Malcolm became an influential figure to many African-Americans and supporters of civil rights and equality, and continues to be so today.
Prof. Jamie Wilson is giving a special People's World Black History Month teleconference presentation on Tues, Feb 19. This interview is a preview of the themes of his presentation.
Union, community, immigrant rights, and faith group members gathered on Valentine's Day in front of Mi Pueblo Foods, in the heart of the heavily Latino Fruitvale district.
Jones died in exile in Great Britain in 1964 at the age of 49, her health weakened from imprisonment in the U.S. because of her political activism.
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in 1963 called the Danville Police Department one of the most brutal and vicious he had come across.
Immigrant rights organizations, labor, faith based, and civil rights groups have embraced the urgency for comprehensive immigration reform.
The Boy Scouts of America issued a surprise announcement Jan. 28 saying that it was "actively considering" ending its long-time ban on gay members and leaders.
Senate Republicans took advantage of the absence of Democrat Henry Marsh, a civil rights hero who was attending the ceremony, to pass a huge mid-decade redistricting bill.