Dr. King wrote with an optimism that a nation that could produce such wealth could do better; he understood what many do not.
Baltimore protesters chanting "Black lives matter" gathered Jan. 15 to demand that the legislature enact laws to end the plague of police killings in Maryland.
Today kicks off the AFL-CIO's 2015 Martin Luther King Jr. Civil and Human Rights Conference in Atlanta.
Yesterday, the Republican-controlled House of Representatives passed a bill that would end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.
Many Democratic state legislators are eager to restore the massive funding cuts suffered by human services programs in recent years.
President Obama last week proposed to bring the cost of two years of community college "down to zero" for all Americans.
Elizabeth Warren has quickly carved out a role as an articulate spokesperson for workers, and she didn't disappoint the packed house at the summit.
A Harvard economist was reduced to making personal attacks as he tried to evade Thomas Piketty's key theses about capitalism and its tendencies toward unsustainable inequality.
The Dec. 17, 2014 announcement by President Obama establishing full diplomatic relations with Cuba was a day we thought we might never see.
On its first day of business here the GOP-run House launched what could end up as the most serious attack yet on Social Security.