Quill Pettway, labor organizer and civil rights pioneer was part of a generation of Communists and radicals who made Detroit's rich labor and civil rights history.
Over 3000 marchers and tens of thousands of observers lined up along Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. in solidarity with the theme Black Lives Matter.
Today people from around the country and globe are wishing the long time civil rights giant, Julian Bond, a very happy birthday.
The D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals threw out the Commerce Department's attempt to limit workers' rights to file discrimination cases.
On December 1, 1955, Rosa Parks, 42 years old, was arrested in Montgomery, Ala., for refusing to give up her seat on a public bus.
Civil rights groups organized the boycott and demonstration against segregated schools and inadequate resources for black students.
On this day in 1955, African-American Mary Louise Smith refused to give up her seat to a white passenger on a bus in Montgomery Alabama.
The NLRB seeks a court injunction ordering Kellogg's to take the workers back and bargain in good faith with their BCTGM, locked out last Oct.
Title IX prohibits federally funded educational institutions from discriminating against students or employees based on sex.
On May 12 in 1879, Chief Standing Bear of the Ponca tribe was declared a man in the federal courts of the U.S.