Patrons at the Stonewall Inn, being subjected to routine anti-homosexual harassment, fought back in an incident considered to be the birth of the gay rights movement.
The multi-talented, much beloved Maya Angelou died one year ago today at her home in Winston-Salem, N.C.
The Idle No More movement is being attacked and called "bacteria that spread across the country."
One black eighth-grader spent six days in juvenile detention after being arrested for throwing Skittles candy at another student.
No city, town or hamlet can any longer feel immune from the devastating news that, once again, a Black man's life has been taken by the police
State legislative leaders were joined here by immigrant rights advocates as they announced the "Immigrants Shape California" legislative package.
"The so-called Religious Freedom Restoration Act sets Indiana and our nation back decades in the struggle for civil rights."
The Reform Jewish movement - Rabbi Eger's spiritual home since childhood - has traveled a long road toward recognizing and embracing same-sex relationships.
So far this year 34 anti-LGBT bills in nine states have been defeated or failed to meet key legislative deadlines.
Height was the president of the National Council of Negro Women (NCNW) for 40 years and was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom