St. Louis native Dr. Maya Angelou, a renowned poet, author and civil rights advocate, has died at age 86.
Ex firefighter claimed his bosses retaliated against him for supporting plaintiffs in 1st suit.
“At dinner that night, my Dad got up and excused himself from the table. That was the first time that I ever saw him cry,” the younger Clay recalls.
A suburban Kansas City man and woman have pleaded guilty to federal charges accusing them of violating the civil rights of a black family by setting their home on fire and painting a swastika on their driveway.
The Forest Park museum commemorates the 1963 protests at Jefferson Bank & Trust Co. with three days of events, starting Wednesday.
Hundreds chant “No Justice, No Peace” & call for federal civil rights charges in Florida case.
Congressman John Lewis and Vice President Biden led 5,000 person trek, Sunday, in Selma Alabama.
It is not news when Republicans try to block access to the ballot box for poor, minority and elderly voters. What is unusual is that Republicans are admitting it.
Unfortunately, political poll after political poll reveals that the presidential election of 2012 has much to do – in fact, more to do – with the race of the presidential candidate than most anything else.
Hillary Clinton is a glowing example of the heights women are reaching in the United States in recent times. She contradicts the notion thrust forth by President Obama and his political party that there is an alleged-“War on Women”.