In response to a national epidemic of police and vigilante killings, a two day "National Forum on Police Crimes" took place in Chicago, May 16-17.
The Forward Together Moral Movement from across North Carolina will demand that state legislators rescind laws they say are hurting the state's most vulnerable.
Supporters routinely ask gay couples to meet with reluctant lawmakers to put a human face on same-sex marriage. They file lawsuits. They use unexpected allies to spread their message.
"The North Carolina legislature passed the most sweeping, discriminatory voter suppression bill in the country, then sought to hide their hands and skirt the scrutiny of the law."
An unpublished manuscript "The Diary of Francis Marion Wheeler 1842-1899" has been gathering dust on a bookshelf in our house for many years. Once I picked it up, I could not put it down.
"This lawsuit put a swift end to a cruel, discriminatory, and unlawful effort to drive immigrant families out of their homes."