Another milestone was crossed March 26 in Californians' years-long quest for marriage equality.
On this day in 1977 Mississippi civil rights activist Fannie Lou Hamer passed away.
"The south does have a rich tradition of progressives. It might be thin, but it's strong."
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.