With the death of Nelson Mandela, an era has come to an end.
The success of the struggle in Detroit will hinge especially on the degree of anti-racist understanding achieved by white people and workers in particular.
This week, the nation will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom with events in Washington, D.C., and many other cities.
Paula Deen lived by the cleaver and she died by the cleaver. She skyrocketed to fame and fortune based on a caricature.
On June 8, the Columbus Dispatch carried a poll that measured people's opinions on issues concerning affirmative action, race, and LGBT questions.
Anti-communism and a failed Cuba policy are among the factors behind placing Assata Shakur on the FBI Most Wanted list.
By the time Havens opened the legendary Woodstock concert of 1968, he was a major player in the counter-culture firmament.
This is the season of Passover, the Jewish holiday of freedom from slavery in Egypt. Even if never substantiated as a historical event, it nevertheless has inspired liberation struggles all over the world.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel and the Chicago Board of Education have closed or taken over dozens of schools every year, targeting African American and Latino neighborhoods.
The reports filtering out of Northern Mali are appalling: beatings and whippings for the slightest violations of Sharia law.