Connecticut Black History Month event features author Dr. Gerald Horne and the New Haven Firebirds.
Willie Adams, a Black farmer in Greene County, Ga., hailed President Obama's $1.25 billion proposed settlement of a lawsuit by Black farmers demanding compensation for 80 years of racist discrimination in federal farm loan programs.
A new milestone was reached Feb. 18 in a longstanding civil rights case brought by African American farmers who suffered discrimination in federal loans and subsidies. Many of the farmers incurred huge debts or lost their land as a result.
Police operating motorist sobriety checkpoints in California are impounding cars of unlicensed drivers at a far higher rate than they're arresting drunks behind the wheel, says a new report.
A look at writings of leading African American members of the Communist Party USA on the struggle against racism over four decades.
SAN FRANCISCO - What do a hazardous waste disposal plant, a refinery, a former power plant site and a housing complex under construction have in common?
The mutilated body of Don Belton, an African American English professor at Indiana University, was found in his Bloomington apartment three days after Christmas.
The Environmental Protection Agency/Congressional Black Caucus tour kicks off in Mississippi, aiming to "highlight environmental justice challenges faced by Americans in all communities."
A new petition campaign is being organized, calling on Attorney General Eric Holder and President Obama to investigate civil rights violations.
It's been more than 25 years since Martin Luther King Jr. Day was officially recognized as a federal holiday.