Topic: National Council of Negro Women
Internecine fighting and the passing of icons like Dorothy Height and Benjamin Hooks indicate a civil rights movement unmoored from its past. Its search for relevance is coming to a head.
Dorothy Height chronicled her lifelong fight against racism and sexism in her 2003 memoir "Open Wide the Freedom Gates."
President Obama met with national African-American leaders Wednesday over economic concerns in the community. Here are four indicators of how African-Americans are faring in the recession.