The House of Representatives may take action this week to drastically reduce inequality in sentencing between crack and powder cocaine users.
Mobilization is under way for a massive national march and rally Oct. 2 in Washington, to demand jobs, immigration reform and funding for education and health care.
Tea party supporters can deny all they want that their "movement" is rife with racism. The American people aren't buying it.
Nineteen protesters, including the Rev. William Barber II, president of the North Carolina NAACP, were arrested Tuesday in Raleigh at a school board meeting.
EASTPOINTE, Mich. - Last week, African American families here received letters threatening death if they did not leave the city, but people of goodwill are taking action.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - At the NAACP's 101st Annual Convention here, political and community leaders from across the country discussed the impact green jobs could have on communities of color.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - "We are fighting for the lives of a whole generation of children," Angela Glover Blackwell told the NAACP's 101st National Convention here July 10.
OAKLAND, Calif. -A jury found former police officer Johannes Mehserle guilty of involuntary manslaughter in the death of Oscar Grant III.
NEW YORK-What do you do when the most American of pastimes intersects with the most un-American of laws?
SAN FRANCISCO - For some years now, bassist, composer, band leader and educator Marcus Shelby has been bringing to musical life some of the most dramatic and significant episodes in American freedom and civil rights struggles.