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.
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 180-day period for monetary claims by Black farmers against the USDA expires this week.
In the days of the past, the black church served as a beacon of hope for the lost-soul seeking grace and mercy.
Mary McLeod Bethune's commitment to the advancement of black women and indeed all women makes her a true American hero.
Mariann Anderson, the great contralto, perhaps the most renowned of the 20th century, would have been 115 years old today.