November 18, 2011 -
Veterans of civil rights, labor and other movements calling themselves the Council of Elders talk about why they support the Occupy Wall Street movement and its meaning for broader change.
October 14, 2011 -
That the legendarily courageous Shuttlesworth, one of the key architects of the Civil Rights Movement, lived long enough to change the course of American history seems nothing short of a miracle.
October 13, 2011 -
The writer, folklorist, human-rights activist and Klan buster died in his home state of Florida in August at age 94. Earlier this month, friends and family gathered at his home to remember him and hear a eulogy by his friend Erick Dittus.
September 22, 2011 -
The Troy Davis case has thrust the death penalty into the national debate. But the media and lawmakers may be overlooking the two biggest factors driving executions: region and race.
August 30, 2011 -
Stetson Kennedy passed away on Saturday, Aug. 27. He was 94 years old. Stetson died peacefully in the presence of his beloved wife, Sandra Parks, at Baptist Medical Center South in St.
August 23, 2011 -
Each presidential election, Republicans declare that this could be the year they might win over African-American voters, or at least enough to tip the balance in key battleground states.