Fifty years after the March on Washington for Jobs
and Freedom on Aug. 28, 1963, Martin Luther King Jr.’s soaring “I Have a Dream”
speech may be the moment most remembered today.
Standing in front of the majestic Lincoln Memorial
before an es...
Optimists believe that the United States Supreme Court’s impending rulings on California’s Proposition 8 and the federal Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) will affirm legal marriage rights for same-sex couples
Jackie Robinson crossed the color line at Ebbets Field in 1947, many Americans
weren’t ready to see a black man play ball in the same league as white men.
Seven years before the U.S. Supreme Court ruled against legal
Out of all the newsworthy comments during this week's Supreme Court debate over the legality of same-sex marriage bans, none was more revealing—or troubling—than that which came from Justice Sonya Sotomayor.