The bill, the Voting Rights Advancement Act, would ensure that voting rights are protected in the 2016 presidential election.
This year's theme for the American Sociological Association Annual Meeting is "Sexualities in the Social World."
At its height in the 1950's, East Saint Louis had a population of 82,366. Only about one-third remain today.
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.
Sanders appealed for unity, and declared that having good jobs, racial, and gender equality, health care, and higher education for all "is not utopian dreaming."
Fifty years ago today, thanks to a mass movement started by African American WWII veterans, Voting Rights Act was signed into law.
"Voters will get more insight into the clown car of anti-woman fanaticism that is the GOP presidential field for 2016."
The Foundation for AIDS Research has released a new brief that underscores the importance of syringe service programs.
"When I lived in Delaware and Maryland in the 1960s, societal racism was ugly and obvious to all who had eyes to see."