On March 5, in 1985 the U.S. Postal Service issued a commemorative honoring Mary McLeod Bethune.
The appointment on March 4, 1933, made Perkins the first female cabinet member in U.S. history. She helped bring about the National Labor Relations Act, the Fair Labor Standards Act and the Social Security Act
Josemaria Islas made a mistake last July - he went outside to eat his lunch.
Josemaria Islas and his family are living in fear, yet speaking out with courage, as his deportation order draws closer day by day.
Rosa Parks' vision for freedom and peace continues to inspire our nation and the ongoing movement for social justice in the 100th year of her birth.
The widespread use of voter suppression laws has created a national awareness among the electorate that it is time to review and revise the conduct of national elections.
It was a night to celebrate, to recount history, to look to struggles yet to come. A night to dream, to dance, to sing songs, and hear poetry.
On February 28, 1984, musician and entertainer Michael Jackson won an amazing eight awards at the 26th Grammy Awards show:
The Senate is considering a bipartisan plan to require all working people in the U.S. to carry a biometric ID card with their finger prints or other markers.
A who's who of leaders in the African American community came together with hundreds of community members.