Geronimo Pratt, a former leader of the Black Panther Party falsely accused, then imprisoned for 27 years, died June 3 in Tanzania.
African Americans represent 32.4 percent of Chicago but they make up only 17 percent respectively of the city's fire department.
Immigrant rights activists say legendary guitarist Carlos Santana hit a home run during his speech at Major League Baseball's annual Civil Rights Game in Atlanta, Georgia, May 15.
Donald Trump's tirades have prompted sharp responses from a broad array of notable persons, including a number of media and film personalities.
Besides Nazi symbols the workers also say a vehicle displaying confederate flags has consistently been seen parked on the property near the warehouse entrance.
An appeals court has granted Mumia Abu Jamal a new sentencing hearing in the death row political prisoner's ongoing legal battle. The decision represents the second time the appeals court has rendered such a judgment.
Michigan's Republican Gov. Rick Snyder stripped the people of Benton Harbor, Mich., of their voting rights and their elected officials last week.
Civil rights groups have launched a final effort to prevent the state of Georgia from executing death row inmate Troy Davis.
The Republican assault on the public sector threatens to accelerate the rate at which public employees are being laid off, with especially dire consequences for African Americans and women.
Over a thousand union members and community activists crowded into the Indiana State House on Monday, April 4th to speak out for labor rights and basic democracy.