It's 50 years later but we still have to march. We're marching for Trayvon. We're marching for voting rights - still!
The 30-year project of the Republicans and ultra-conservatives to crush civil rights took a qualitative leap forward when the Supreme Court gutted the Voting Rights Act of 1965 in a 5-4 decision announced on June 25.
One of the numerous "scandal" stories in the news this week is the revelation that the IRS supposedly "targeted" conservative political groups for special attention and tax audits.
Conservatives continue to fight nature and necessity. For them, this is a ballgame without an end. For the rest of us, we may finally see the clock ticking down to victory.
The immigrant communities themselves, and their allies in organized labor, the churches, and the African American, Latino, and Asian American communities, are speaking out.
Legal experts and human rights activists describe this week's two cases before the Supreme Court on same-sex marriageas as monumental.
Caroli Mullen, a life-long activist for peace and civil rights, died March 8 in Baltimore after a two-year bout with cancer.
By last count, approximately 12 million Americans were officially unemployed. Of those, 4.7 million have been jobless for 27 weeks or longer.
Under Obamacare the federal government pays 100% for expanded state Medicaid coverage for three years, followed by incremental state contributions of up to 10%.
With the ending of the ban on women in combat, the discussion on women's equality is taking an interesting turn.