Frank Kameny ran for U.S. Congress on this date in 1971, albeit for a non-voting seat representing the District of Columbia.
Emanuel "took money from these schools and gave it to elite private schools founded by big campaign contributors," Garcia charges.
One of Chicago's most influential labor groups took a stand Sunday in support of the candidacy of Jesus "Chuy" Garcia.
"As the first elected on the Working Families Party, I support the Women's Economic Agenda and the Everybody Benefits Coalition."
As the march from Selma continues, there's a movement to end the most anti-democratic features of election law.
In St. Louis, this election is viewed as the de facto general election (to be held Apr. 7). As some residents put it, it's "the only election that matters."
A Florida legislator has reintroduced a bill Feb. 24 to legalize recreational marijuana use in the state.
It's a sign of the effectiveness of protests that have occurred here - as well as nationwide - against police killings of unarmed African Americans.
Money can buy Rahm Emanuel a lot of things but it couldn't buy him love, at least not from the voters here in the Feb. 24 primary race for mayor.
The 41st Annual People's World African American History Month Celebrations will take place in Hartford and New Haven, Conn.