Selma 1965 represents the worst and best of America: our home-grown terrorism and abuses of power, AND the immense courage and persistence that can bring about change.
On Feb. 20, a police officer shot and killed Mexican national Rubén García Villalpando on the side of a highway outside Dallas.
You don't always recognize heroes by how many bows they take or by the awards bestowed upon them.
We saw from the very beginning that we would have to build a mass protest movement to to free Howard Morgan, and we did just that.
Both parents are working in over 60 percent of families, but the U.S. remains the only developed country without a paid family and sick leave policy.
Workers are being made to work harder, longer - and there is no respite, not even sick leave.
Today, all of us can be ordinary citizens, using the singular eye of smartphones, blogs, and shares, to expand everyone's vision.
I believe in charity, but it is no substitute for government resources and policies. That's why I urge people to support change agents.
Civil rights groups call for a completion of the Justice Department's investigation, and the NAACP calls for a "Journey for Justice" from Ferguson to Jefferson City.
The only reason President Obama has to act on immigration reform is that House Speaker John Boehner won't.