He was murdered by a heavily armed white mob organized by the sheriff.
On this date in 1847, the Post Office Department (now called the U.S. Postal Service), issued its first two postage stamps.
We're doing it so that our children can leave the fields and move forward. I want to give them a better life.
The June 9 Democratic primary in Virginia ended in a clean sweep for a new labor and community group's roster of candidates.
How has the middle class dissolved and childhood poverty risen while we continue to create more millionaires and billionaires?
The TPP deal would trash workers' rights, kill jobs, and open the floodgates to new rounds of outsourcing.
Unionists continue to campaign to get lawmakers to reject the scheme that would grease the skids for secret trade pacts.
"It strains our collective memory to think of a case where we attack a problem by defunding it when we want a positive outcome."
In 1940, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in Apex Hosiery Co. v. Leader that a sit-down strike was not a violation of the Sherman Anti-Trust Act.
Over 40 million Americans are buried under a mountain of student loan debt.