February 3, 2012 -
A group in Gaston County, N.C. is determined to keep alive the memory of the labor leader, who was murdered in 1929 after crossing racial lines in her effort to unionize a local textile mill.
December 8, 2011 -
At a major conference in North Carolina next March, the Art Pope-funded Civitas Institute has invited a lead speaker best known for pushing a constitutional amendment making it easier for states to secede from the U.S.A.
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.