"Solitary" meant an unfurnished cell with a concrete floor. No bed, no furniture; a hole in the floor for a toilet.
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.
Portugal's prime minister, Pedro Passos Coelho, of the right-wing Social Democratic Party, shocked many on Dec. 18.
Once the executions took place on June 19th, 1953, the fatal errors could not be undone.
Today would have been the 144th birthday of WEB Du Bois, the great scholar, civil rights and peace activist.
She was a leader in the fight for African American equality, women's equality and their rights in education, and for African Americans' and women's right to vote.
A 30-year-old William Shatner presents a convincing composite of a hatemonger: the consummate con man, full of easy charm and courtly manners that he uses to ingratiate himself with unsuspecting locals
The name John Carlos will forever be etched in American history.
Canadian sociologist Jeffery Klaehn has put together a penetrating collection of essays dealing with the political economy of the mass media spanning a broad range of topics.