Texas Southern University celebrates its museum's 10th anniversary with a symposium on the art of the African diaspora.
The explosion on the Gulf of Mexico oil rig was the fourth oil industry accident in two weeks that has killed or seriously injured workers. "The industry is long overdue for a complete overhaul of its health and safety provisions," says one union official.
Dorothy Height is remembered as a pioneering voice of the civil rights movement whose life's work and activism stretched from the New Deal through the 2008 election of President Obama.
One way Detroiters are fighting back is by taking advantage of the U.S. Social Forum, an event expected to draw tens of thousands.
In a speech yesterday at New York's Cooper Union college, President Obama, literally in the shadow of the center of world finance, declared that "the crisis was born of a failure of responsibility from Wall Street to Washington."
RALEIGH, N.C. - With a mix of nostalgia and renewed commitment, the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) held its 50th anniversary conference here, April 15-18.
Tens of thousands of teachers and other school staff are facing layoffs across the country for the coming school year, along with slashed programs, larger classes and shortened school weeks.
Labor and progressives warn against the danger of moves on Capitol Hill to weaken finance reform.
CHICAGO - Rumors that a plan to privatize this city's drinking water is in the pipeline have residents alarmed.
The fact that institutionalized racism persist in our country is rooted in the historical reality of 250 years of slavery followed, after a brief period of civil war and democratic reconstruction, by over seventy years of Jim Crow terror and state sanctioned racist discrimination.