Congress had a strong moment of unity on Capitol Hill Tuesday.
As captured by C-SPAN, a line of members joined hands during the singing of "We Shal...
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June 21st marked the fiftieth anniversary of the senseless slaughter and lynching of civil rights workers James Chaney, Andrew Goodman, and Michael Schwerner during Freedom Summer in Mississippi.
The story of that song, which has became an international anthem for human rights, reveals the civil rights movement's remarkable and complex tapestry and its lasting influence.
SAG-AFTRA, one union, now stands where once there were a separate Screen Actors Guild and the American Federation of Television and Radio Actors. The labor movement is far from dead.
The sounds of Muslims and Christians in Tahrir Square praying and protesting echoes a transformational moment when Jewish rabbis risked their lives to protect Black Americans.
Friends and fans of Guy Carawan will honor the legendary singer, folklorist, and activist whose arrangement of "We Shall Overcome" became the anthem of the American civil rights movement.
91 year old Pete Seeger recently told a Rolling Stone journalist that his new album, Tomorrow's Children, is "the most inspiring thing I've ever done....
As we come to the end of this Black history month, I have decided to share some of the lessons taught to me by my first teacher on Black history and t...
While the Obama administration blames their dallying on the press or the political situation, they should be reminded that that didn't stop Johnson.
Susan turned to me and said, "Obama's election was like the fall of the Berlin Wall." Given that she has three history degrees, including a Ph.D., I felt that she spoke with some authority.
The significance of Obama's inauguration resides in the sweat, blood, and tears shed by our forefathers so that people of all races, creed, and gender could share in the American inheritance.
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