Between the two World Wars, the groundwork was laid in Detroit's Black community that culminated in the organizing of the world's most powerful corporation.
Black, brown and white unity has always been an important component in the struggle for African American equality.
Willie Adams, a Black farmer in Greene County, Ga., hailed President Obama's $1.25 billion proposed settlement of a lawsuit by Black farmers demanding compensation for 80 years of racist discrimination in federal farm loan programs.
Songs linked to the great social change movements of our times echoed through the White House Feb. 9, with Smokey Robinson, Bob Dylan and other music legends at the microphone.
Chicago's City Council has given landmark status to the home of the author/activist who wrote "A Raisin in the Sun."
DALLAS - At a Robert E. Lee memorial built by the New Deal's WPA government jobs program, an NAACP leader and others called for federal action on jobs.
A look at writings of leading African American members of the Communist Party USA on the struggle against racism over four decades.
The Dallas Peace Center jump-started Black History Month by inviting the Rev. James Lawson, one of the most famous of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s contemporaries in the civil rights movement, for a three-day tour.
Over 90 years, the Communist Party USA has been a pioneer in using reporting and media to get its message out and build mass movements.
The Environmental Protection Agency/Congressional Black Caucus tour kicks off in Mississippi, aiming to "highlight environmental justice challenges faced by Americans in all communities."