On March 8th, the newly-elected progressive congressman from Dallas/Fort Worth, Marc Veasey, hosted a forum with local political and community leaders to talk about immigration reform.
On this day in 1977 Mississippi civil rights activist Fannie Lou Hamer passed away.
On March 13, 1906, Susan B. Anthony died in Rochester, N.Y., shortly after her eighty-sixth birthday.She was a pioneer leader of the cause of women's right to vote.,
Ninety percent of students affected would be African American, an action that would be another destabilizing blow to African American communities.
The GOP plan gives even more tax breaks to the rich, higher subsidies to companies that ship jobs overseas, and bigger tax cuts to corporations.
David Whitaker, Detroit City Council's research and analysis director, said an Emergency Manager is "beyond anti-democratic."
Prayers poured in from around the country for Jonylah Watkins, the six month-old baby girl who died this morning after being shot five times.
"The south does have a rich tradition of progressives. It might be thin, but it's strong."
The book, by 21-year-old Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, is frequently called the world's first science fiction novel.
The mood was boisterous and upbeat as some 2,000 demonstrators massed outside Philadelphia School District headquarters in an attempt to stop threatened closing of nearly 30 public schools.