Mario Guerra Obledo, a son of Mexican immigrants who became a champion of civil rights and the first Latino official to head a California state agency, died Aug. 18 at age 78.
SAN FRANCISCO - Marriage equality supporters celebrated a ruling striking down Proposition 8, which seeks to limit marriage to a man and a woman.
The National Urban League and five other civil rights organizations, in a in a hard-hitting report, have criticized President Obama's Race to the Top education reform program.
The docks near you might be getting a breath of fresh air soon, with a crucial piece of environmental legislation introduced into Congress last week.
Though the ruling was widely hailed as a victory by the immigrants' rights movement, protests and lobbying continue toward the goal of a comprehensive immigration reform.
ADA, credited with transforming tens of millions of people's lives, hits 20 year mark this week.
Tea party supporters can deny all they want that their "movement" is rife with racism. The American people aren't buying it.
Like most challenges immigration reform is and always has been an uphill battle. Today many agree it’s a human and civil rights issue.
The Obama administration is urging the Senate to end wage discrimination against women by passing the Paycheck Fairness Act.
WASHINGTON (PAI) - Policies on whether, and how, to aid the nation's families have gotten caught in the poisonous political partisanship permeating the country, said speakers at a panel on the future of families.