The Supreme Court today gutted the landmark Voting Rights Act of 1965 by a 5-to-4 decision. Before the ink even dried on today's landmark ruling its implications quickly became stunningly clear.
On the June 25, 1921 premier, Czech author Karel Capek's introduced the term robot in his science fiction play R.U.R. in which robots organize and rebel against poor working conditions and low pay.
Fifty years after Dr. King first gave his "I Have a Dream Speech" to 100,000 in this city, a diverse sea of people again flooded a two-mile stretch of Woodward Ave, Detroit's main thoroughfare.
"This is breakfast, lunch and dinner. Every day, for eight days," said Patricia Norris as she held up her bottle of water. Norris is on a "water only" fast outside Republican Gov. Tom Corbett's regional office.
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled that only supervisors with direct power over a worker's future can be sued for racial or sexual harassment on the job.
Fisher v. the University of Texas was a challenge to that school's affirmative action policy by Abigail Fisher, whose application for admission was turned down.
While the Senate debates the immigration bill, labor and community activists in northern California charge that the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency continues to require local employers to fire hundreds of workers, saying they have no immigration papers.
After closing 50 schools, Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Chicago Public Schools are cutting elementary and high school budgets tens of millions of dollars.
A panel at the American Constitution Society convention explores federal vs. state power in labor and human rights.
LANSING, Mich. - Pam Kirchens believes that a free quality public education is the cornerstone of a democratic society and that every child in Michigan deserves access to equal and excellent public education.