In Alabama, 50 years after Selma, voting rights are once more under assault.
In the United States today, approximately 120 to 130 indigenous languages are still spoken by at least a few people.
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.
Originally known as"German Day," the holiday was celebrated for the first time in Philadelphia in 1883.
The American peace activist and former Roman Catholic priest, was born on this date in 1923.
Blindness is not the characteristic that defines people or their future.
Julius and Ethel Rosenberg were American citizens executed at Sing Sing prison in Ossining, N.Y. on June 19, 1953.
People living in every kind of social system viewed Reagan's "Star Wars" strategy as a barbaric escalation and provocation.
The Ferguson Commission released its long-awaited report titled "Forward Through Ferguson: A Path Toward Racial Equality."