The U.S. State Department must respond to a Freedom of Information Request asking for info on the under the table payment of Miami area journalists covering the Cuban 5 trial.
Progressives say the true symbolism behind the name change is that of social justice, a solid stepping stone for the South to "rise again."
Members of the 23-year old organization Let Cuba Live recently established what they call the Maine Campaign to Free the Cuban Five.
Covered California will not be available to undocumented residents (leaving an estimated three million residents without coverage) or to people who are now incarcerated.
American Indian children of the Lakota, Dakota, and Nakota Sioux nations are being removed from their homes by state officials under cover of law.
The San Francisco chapter of the Bayard Rustin LGBT Coalition rallied to highlight the contributions of Rustin, an often-overlooked civil rights figure.
At a national meeting this summer here, social theorist Dorothy E. Smith was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award.
A military judge sentenced Army Pfc. Bradley Manning to 35 years in prison for leaking hundreds of thousands of classified documents to WikiLeaks.
As a hunger strike by California prison inmates entered its seventh week Aug. 19, authorities said some 130 inmates in six prisons are refusing meals.
President Obama told a Tonight Show audience Aug. 6 that there are times the Russians "slip back into Cold War thinking and a Cold War mentality."