The friction between Dominicans and Haitians is rooted in a complicated mutual history, in which the U.S. has been a factor.
The organization that led the drive to force organized labor to oppose the Iraq War, is calling on unionists to back the proposed agreement that curbs Iran's nuclear development program.
If the current thaw in U.S.-Cuban relations leads to lifting the decades-long blockade, we will have access to life-saving drugs and vaccines now banned in the U.S.
Fifty years ago today, thanks to a mass movement started by African American WWII veterans, Voting Rights Act was signed into law.
"When I lived in Delaware and Maryland in the 1960s, societal racism was ugly and obvious to all who had eyes to see."
The institutionalized prejudices and distorted practices that led to her death are unacceptable in a nation of equal justice under the law.
The story of Haiti is a case study in the injustice of the international finance and monetary system.
According to federal statistics, an African-American driver is 31 percent more likely to be pulled over for a traffic citation.
Netroots Nation, the gathering of progressive activists and bloggers, is heading into its 10th year in Phoenix this week.
Arizona, a traditionally deep red state, has not seen the last of Bernie Sanders.