The right has portrayed undocumented immigration as an "invasion" of revolutionaries and criminals, orchestrated by the Mexican government; this is nonsense.
After weeks of bitter fighting, Texas conservatives claim a significant victory in the fight over who controls women's health in Texas.
If you haven't heard about them already, "Moral Mondays" is the name given to a new protest movement in North Carolina.
Oakland youth took leadership of the event, spotlighting the effects of the shooting and verdict. They took turns to speak movingly of their reactions to hearing of the death of Martin.
Only blocks from city hall, a Friday afternoon picket line at the Crowne Plaza Hotel symbolizes the fight taking place in this city.
Beginning in 2006, the city of Farmers Branch, Texas, passed a series of housing ordinances designed to prevent undocumented immigrants from being able to rent apartments or homes.
Protesters marched through downtown Baltimore July 20 to voice their anger at the murder in Florida of Trayvon Martin.
"Trayvon Martin could have been me 35 years ago," President Obama said Friday in remarks at the White House.
Blame for Detroit's decline, and solutions Governor Rick Snyder and his appointed Emergency Manager Kevyn Orr proposed in today's bankruptcy press conference, left key players in that decline blameless.
WASHINGTON - Rep. Keith Ellison, D-Minn., has taken the plight of the nation's low-paid fast food workers - specifically those who toil in eateries in federal buildings - straight to the top of the nation's political pyramid - President Obama himself.