“If I offend anyone, I don’t understand why,” says Sons of Confederate Veterans leader
On the occassion of Martin Luther King, Jr., Day, the Harvard historian marks how far the distance we’ve come–and the lengths left to go
Authorities hoping to use tracking devices on suspect vehicles will need a judge’s permission
Voter ID at issue in lawsuit expected Monday
Persistent relic of segregation ends as black women join white Greek organizations
After more than a century of discrimination – and a week of bad publicity – the school will allow black women to join white sororities
Sorority members allege that alums prevented a vote on a black applicant
On September 15, 1963, two and a half weeks after Martin Luther King’s “I Have a Dream” speech, a dynamite bomb set by members of the Ku Klux Klan erupted, just as twenty six children walked into the basement assembly room of the …
Chris McNair was jailed in 2006 in relation to a corrupt $3 billion sewer project in Alabama’s Jefferson County
Were you, or was someone you know, at the historic March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom in August 1963? If you have any photos or stories from the event that you’d like to offer for possible inclusion in a special online …
On September 30, 1962, legendary Chicano civil rights activist Cesar Chavez founded what would become the United Farm Workers of America—and with migrant labor a focus of the U.S. political debate, the UFW’s 50th anniversary is …
One year after the movement took hold in Zuccotti Park in lower Manhattan, the Occupy Wall Street demonstrators took to the streets Monday to prove their message still lives on.
Chicago public school students returned to classes Wednesday after a seven-day teachers’ strike saw 29,000 educators and staff members take to the picket lines, battling the city over employment contracts.