Last year saw an "explosion" of extremist groups and activism across the U.S., the Southern Poverty Law Center says in a new report, "Rage on the Right: The Year in Hate and Extremism."
A New Orleans police lieutenant pleads guilty to spearheading a massive cover-up of murder and violence committed by police in the wake of Hurricane Katrina.
A broad coalition which includes the AFL-CIO, Change to Win and dozens of immigrants' rights and civil rights groups is mobilizing for a mass march on Washington D.C. on March 21.
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.