Herman Cain's main role is to give a kind of seal of approval to the racism, and bigotry of the Republican Party and he does it well. And right-wing Republican audiences adore him.
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.
Om Saturday, October 1, thousands joined in to celebrate Troy Davis' life at the Jonesville Baptist Church in Savannah, Ga., and tens of thousands more joined online through the webstream
Republicans are clearly using the National Labor Relations Board complaint against Boeing to launch a bigger, right-wing assault on individual worker rights and collective bargaining.
Shelby County has been trying to disenfranchise black people for years, but the latest ploy has been shot down by a federal district court.
In the fight to save Troy Davis's life, a new abolitionist movement is born.
"Being gay is an abomination. Gay people are going to Hell." That's what Rep. Marcus Brandon heard a speaker say at the House Rules Committee meeting
A Labor Day reflection: Corporate America no longer even pays lip service to the importance of encouraging hard work and skill.
The initiatives and actions of the American people were an essential ingredient in the progressive-democratic thrust in the 1930s and 1960s. The same is true today.
By now, there's been publicity - and lots of management propaganda - about proposals by the National Labor Relations Board to change some rules.