Malcolm became an influential figure to many African-Americans and supporters of civil rights and equality, and continues to be so today.
W.E.B. Du Bois was an early proponent of Pan-Africanism and helped organize several Pan-African Congresses to free African colonies from European powers. The first of those was on Feb. 19,1919.
Prof. Jamie Wilson is giving a special People's World Black History Month teleconference presentation on Tues, Feb 19. This interview is a preview of the themes of his presentation.
Jones died in exile in Great Britain in 1964 at the age of 49, her health weakened from imprisonment in the U.S. because of her political activism.
The event marks 150 years since the signing of the Emancipation Proclamation to end slavery and 50 years since the historic March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom.
On this day in 1909, the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People - one of America's oldest civil rights organizations - was formed.
Join People's World in celebrating African American History Month with a national teleconference presentation by Prof. Jamie Wilson.
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in 1963 called the Danville Police Department one of the most brutal and vicious he had come across.
Immigrant rights organizations, labor, faith based, and civil rights groups have embraced the urgency for comprehensive immigration reform.
In honor of the centennial of the birth of Rosa Parks, we are rerunning the following People's World article, "Rosa Parks: courageous fighter for justice, " by Debbie Bell.