Conservatives and the GOP have mounted a decadeslong legal fight to turn the clock back on the political gains of the civil rights movement.
He was an important philosopher, mathematician and social reformer of his time. But Richard Price was subsequently written out of history.
Any behavior reasonably calculated to dissuade a person from participating in an election is intimidation.
‘America’s finest news source’ The Onion wants the US Supreme Court to answer some difficult questions: is satire protected speech, and if so, how do we define it?
When we look at certain prices, we jump to conclusions about inflation rates that are not accurate.
Research into 70 new Taliban policies to control women and girls shows the extremist, misogynistic group might be using different tactics, but it still poses grave dangers to Afghan society.
History shows that political contests over the ideological slant of the court are nothing new.
Global climate movements have espoused nonviolence, but some are adopting more radical tactics in light of the increasing threats posed by climate change.
When Rosa Parks was arrested for sitting in the front of a bus in Montgomery, Fred Gray was her lawyer. Now he’s being honored for a lifetime of civil rights advocacy.
The Brown v. Board of Education case, which resulted in the Supreme Court outlawing school segregation, originally started in Clarendon County, South Carolina.
College presidents worked both at the forefront and behind the scenes in fighting for African Americans’ civil rights in the 1960s.
A handful of Black women have worn the black robes of a judge in the past, but none has ever been nominated to the U.S. Supreme Court. Until now.
Poitier dazzled Hollywood with on-screen grace and bankability. His dignified roles and respectable values forever changed the image of Blacks, then mostly portrayed as maids, buffoons or criminals.
By looking back at my dad’s music collection I understand more clearly that the music I listened to as a child shaped my personality, destiny and view of the world.
In the late 19th century, a satiric weekly stoked fears about how Jewish immigrants would change New York City’s character.
As the West contemplates how to engage with the increasingly brutal Taliban government in Afghanistan, the country’s people will suffer enormously.
Escaping slavery did not result in unconditional freedom.
Nottingham Black Archive is recovering the stories of those who made important contributions to the national story of Black British history. The UK needs more like it.
Like many social movements before it that began at the grassroots, Black Lives Matter is becoming a more conventional organization with top-down leadership.
Digging deeply into the nation’s past can help illuminate the racial struggles facing the U.S. today.