For American Indians, the NFL season offers regular reminders that our rights still aren't fully recognized.
This date in 1939 marks the birth of Russell Charles Means, activist for the rights of Native American people.
"He has not only enabled racism since the start of his tenure in 2012, but blatantly ignored and disrespected the concerns of students."
The trial of the former Oklahoma City police officer charged with sexually assaulting and raping 13 black women, began this Monday.
In 1852 the California legislature paid $1.1 million to citizen militias to hunt and kill Native Americans.
The family of Tamir Rice, 12-year-old Black child shot by police last November, and their attorneys denounced the nearly one-year delay in charging officers responsible.
Mare Advertencia Lirika, an indigenous Zapotec, has made a name for herself on the Latin American hip-hop scene.
The idea of replacing Columbus Day with a day celebrating the indigenous people of North America first arose in 1977.
Born on this date in 1941 in Greenville, S.C., he is an American civil rights activist, Baptist minister, politician, and columnist.
"As a result of the disastrous decision in the Citizens United case, the American political system has become totally corrupted."