Rev. Shuttlesworth's fingerprints are all over the history of the Civil Rights movement and his dogged determination to resist the powers of racism and inequality were legendary.
Wangari Maathai, who won the Nobel Peace Prize in 2004 for her leadership in Kenya's Green Belt Movement, died Sept. 25, 2011.
Is current U.S. foreign policy in Africa following a blueprint drawn up almost eight years ago by one of the most conservative think tanks in the world?
Ron Paul has attracted a following that borders on cult-like, but his core policy positions should send progressives running.
One phrase most entertainment reporters fail to mention about Oprah Winfrey's 25 years as the "queen of talk" is "union employer and member."
Today marks the 50th anniversary of the beginning of the Freedom Rides, which contributed mightily to breaking the back of legal segregation in the South.
Jeffrey Perry's biography tears away the curtain of obscurity that has kept several generations of Americans from learning about-and learning from Hubert Harrison.
A great African American warrior for the people, Dr. Manning Marable, passed away on April 1st, 2011.
I was suspicious of the UN Security Council's establishment of a Libya no fly zone from the beginning, and events seem to be proving me right.
Many African nations, including especially South Africa, expressed qualms about AFRICOM.