A young man named Melvin Ray, incarcerated in Alabama's St. Clair Correctional Facility, began developing and sharing a plan for resistance to mass incarceration.
San Jose, which advertises itself as "the capital of Silicon Valley," has one of the highest housing costs in the nation, as well as - not coincidentally - one of the highest rates of homelessness.
The new law center is specifically for Muslims in the United States facing constitutional and civil rights violations.
Some 100 protesters congregated on Shaw Ave. here near the spot where 18-year-old VonDerrit Myers was killed by off-duty police officer Jason Flanery.
In a bold and welcome action, Obama announced he would temporarily end the threat of deportation for an estimated five million undocumented immigrants.
The decision to hike tuition has kicked off a new round in the long struggle between the university and the State of California over funding for the 10-campus system.
A new poll by Hart Research Associates shows broad support for the executive actions on immigration announced last week by the president.
President Obama's action does not fix all the problems. But it will temporarily make life for five million families safer, better and happier.
"Immigrants take jobs most Americans won't accept and under conditions most other Americans won't tolerate; big parts of our economy can't survive without them."
It is now possible in American law, under the cover of "victim relief," to create new victims by depriving them of their freedom of speech.