In February of this year, the United Nations Postal Administration (UNPA) issued a set of six stamps promoting the UN Free & Equal campaign.
In 1964, the brutal slayings of three civil rights workers rocked the country. Their deaths cast a spotlight on horrifice violence and injustice.
Two recent, very different, actions illustrate that although those in power have tried to repress it, the tradition of fighting racism in the South runs as deep as the racism itself.
This still popularly observed African American celebration honors the day when slaves in Texas heard they had been freed.
The civil rights activist, lawyer, and theologian, and an acknowledged lesbian, will soon lend her name to one of two new residential colleges.
In 1950, Harry Hay, longtime Communist and union activist, founded the Mattachine Society, one of America's first LGBTQ rights organizations.
Twenty years ago, on May 20, 1996, a landmark victory was won at the United States Supreme Court in Romer v. Evans.
A public forum was held to uncover the buried history of communists' role in the Civil Rights Movement of the '50s and '60s
The food drive started in October 1991 as a pilot program, the initial drive taking place in ten cities across the country.
Educational pioneer Yung Wing (1828-1912) worked to bridge cultural gaps between the U.S. and China.