"The future of our students' education is at stake. Our action today is part of a long struggle for racial and educational justice."
Walmart suddenly closed five stores giving its employees only a few hours notice and laying off an estimated 2,200 workers.
Every neighborhood and many unions rallied together behind the banner of New Haven Rising for good jobs for city residents.
Some media and folks with cameras were threatened; told that they were violating the Homeland Security Act. Really.
We were solidly united together; one of the speakers in the park called it "capitalism's worst nightmare!"
Marchs were held all over LA in support of worker rights, immigration reform, lives matter, police transparency, economic rights, and civil rights.
Low wage workers were joined by dozens of area unions and community organizations in a massive demonstration for $15 and a union.
Hundreds of unionists gathered on Capitol Hill on May 7 to campaign against "fast-track" trade legislation and the anti-worker trade treaties it would lead to.
It was International Women's Day, Mar. 8, and nearly 100 women and men marched in a steady downpour here to demand an increase in the minimumwage to $15 an hour.
Activists and Walmart employees joined together to stage a protest at the Walmart Supercenter in Lancaster, a suburb of Dallas, Nov. 20.