She was 83 years old and was active in the people's movements and in her Communist Party club until stricken by a stroke a few days before her death, Feb. 12.
It is probably little known what the great freedom fighter had to say about the horrific mistreatment of Native Americans by the U.S.
New York Mayor Bill de Blasio's "tale of two cities" could be told in cities across the country.
It's too late to preach tolerance by the time someone is a full-time corporate employee. Sensitivity must begin before children attend schools, and continue through their formative years.
In the primary elections, hundreds of thousands of Democratic voters selected candidates who advocated a different, more progressive direction for New York City.
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.
A care model for a state-supported Catholic hospital group excludes same-sex couples. Why should states support such discrimination?
Everyone knows about Dr. King's magnificent speech but I feel it is important that Rustin's role and influence has recently been recognized and written about.
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.
It's a major step forward that the American Bar Association has now officially condemned "panic" defenses used to justify anti-gay hate crimes.