PHOENIX – Growing up on the Gila River Indian Community south of Phoenix, Brian Alphus Jr. is familiar with the story of Ira Hayes. The two are similar in many ways – they're both Native Americans from
In a "60 Minutes" interview that aired Sunday night, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders doubled down on past comments he made in the 1980s support of late Cuban dictator Fidel Castro. "We're very opposed to authoritarian
If you're the person who blurts out "I'm a poet and I didn't even know it," whenever anything related to poetry pops up in conversation, or if you've ever uttered the even more brazen of the well-worn
As Osibisa’s “Welcome Home” played in the background, 126 African-Americans and Afro-Caribbeans, dressed in colorful traditional costumes, became Ghana’s newest citizens. The oath of allegiance was administered
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Nearly 6 Decades After the Civil Rights Act, Why Do Black Workers Still Have to Hustle to Get Ahead?
When you teach about racial inequality for a living, as I do, you have a before-and-after story. The story broadly goes that before the Civil Rights Act of 1964, racial inequality was legal and normative.
"Say It Loud" traces the last 50 years of black history through stirring, historically important speeches by African Americans from across the political spectrum. With recordings unearthed from libraries