Jim Crow alive and well in Alabama

Shelby County has been trying to disenfranchise black people for years, but the latest ploy has been shot down by a federal district court.


Morgan Freeman charges tea party motivated by racism

Oscar winner Morgan Freeman took on the tea party right last week, pointing directly to the corporate-based movement's racist intentions when attacking President Obama.


Troy Davis and the new abolitionists

In the fight to save Troy Davis's life, a new abolitionist movement is born.


Obama makes historic achievement in diversifying federal courts

The Obama administration has confirmed twice as many minorities and women as federal judges than any other sitting president.