New evidence that charter schools provide inferior education but lucrative opportunities to scam the public has surfaced in a report issued Wednesday.
Lena Horne, an African American pioneer who fought for equality as an artist-activist, died May 9 at age 92. She is remembered as a crusader for civil rights and a symbol of black pride.
Texas Southern University celebrates its museum's 10th anniversary with a symposium on the art of the African diaspora.
"It was important for Jill and I to come now because we're at the point where the relief efforts are under way but the attention of the world starts to wane a bit," Michelle Obama told reporters in Port-au-Prince.
Nationwide students are on the move this week leading rallies, marches and educational forums highlighting student-worker solidarity, the fight for jobs, worker rights and increased access to higher education during the 11th annual National Student Labor Week of Action.
We continue our series on the 90th Anniversary of the Communist Party USA with an excerpt of an interview with Betty Smith, director of International Publishers - the publishing house of the CPUSA.
Privately-run, publically-funded charter schools are pushing out successful public schools in competition for scarce resources, leading to more segregation, more inequality.
In the latest indication that the right wing Tea Party is a part of mainstream Republican Party strategy, GOP Chairman Michael Steele is meeting today with 50 of the "movement's" leaders.
In honor of African American History Month, the fourth and fifth article in our series on the Communist Party's 90th anniversary will survey documents written by leading African American women party members.
King's message in 2010 was the theme as a standing-room-only crowd braved a squalling rainstorm Jan. 18 to pack the International Longshore and Warehouse Union's great hall.