The mass migration of children from Central America has been at the center of a political firestorm over the past few weeks.
The 78-year-old memorial to labor organizer and hell-raiser Mary Harris "Mother" Jones is ready for rehabilitation, the Illinois AFL-CIO announced.
Author and journalist Victor Grossman will speak on the growing right danger in Europe as it relates to Ukraine, NATO and European Parliamentary elections.
Yuri Kochiyama died June 1 in Berkeley, Calif., at age 93. The lifelong champion of civil rights catapulted to national attention under tragic circumstances.
An unpublished manuscript "The Diary of Francis Marion Wheeler 1842-1899" has been gathering dust on a bookshelf in our house for many years. Once I picked it up, I could not put it down.
"Where is Anita Torrez?" growled the sheriff's deputy at the young pregnant woman sitting at a table stuffing envelopes inside the union hall's doorway.
nternational Women's Day, grew from the struggle of working women to form trade unions and the fight for women's right to vote.
Today in black history: Civil rights activist Jimmie Lee Jackson dies, becomes catalyst for Selma march
Twenty-six year old civil rights protester Jimmie Lee Jackson died this day, Feb. 26, 1965, from gunshot wounds inflicted by Alabama State Trooper after marching in a peaceful protest.
Throughout its 95-year history the Communist Party USA has always been in the vanguard of the struggle for African American equality.
The Oscars may be coming up this week, but in Oakland, People's World and Mamas 4 Obamas hosted an equally dramatic Feb. 22 event: "We Tell Our Stories."