Barbie became the figurehead of an extensive and highly lucrative brand of Mattel dolls and accessories.
The VMF is a historical, cultural, and educational organization that brings together people from a wide variety of backgrounds.
Lucy Ella Gonzales Parsons, a working-class leader and spouse of one of the Haymarket martyrs, died March 7, 1942 in Chicago.
The Labor Council's statement called incarceration "a labor issue," and urged Alameda County to "be a leader and a model in California"
We Stand on Their Shoulders" was the theme as young and old packed the house Feb. 28 to hear poems, dramatizations and accounts from history.
In New York, it's truly a tale of two cities: a city of the very rich, growing richer, and the poor, who are growing poorer.
On this date in 1986, the writer Ding Ling, a champion of women's rights, died. Born as Jiang Bingzhi in Linli, Hunan province, China.
An investigation released today finds sweeping patterns of racial bias within the Ferguson, Missouri, police department.
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.