Lucy Ella Gonzales Parsons, a working-class leader and spouse of one of the Haymarket martyrs, died March 7, 1942 in Chicago.
The frame up of the Rosenbergs, fueled by Cold War, anti-communism and anti-Semitism, remains a terrible blot on our nation's history - a gross miscarriage of justice.
On March 5, in 1985 the U.S. Postal Service issued a commemorative honoring Mary McLeod Bethune.
The appointment on March 4, 1933, made Perkins the first female cabinet member in U.S. history. She helped bring about the National Labor Relations Act, the Fair Labor Standards Act and the Social Security Act
One in three women worldwide will be raped or beaten in her lifetime. Since there are three billion women on the planet, one billion women will experience such outrages.
Earlier, Republicans blocked reauthorization because they opposed extending protections to 30 million women who are undocumented immigrants, Native Americans, LGBT, or students on campuses.
In honor of the centennial of the birth of Rosa Parks, we are rerunning the following People's World article, "Rosa Parks: courageous fighter for justice, " by Debbie Bell.
The AFL-CIO will work for that, federation President Richard Trumka says.
Media consolidation and cross-ownership, where fewer big conglomerates determine the information Americans see, shuts out women and minorities.
Women of all ages, colors, national origins and class status were a critical piece of the coalition that propelled President Barack Obama into his second term.