Nearly 200 Chicagoans rallied in front of the building where Gov. Rauner owns a lakefront penthouse.
The Idle No More movement is being attacked and called "bacteria that spread across the country."
Local organizations and unions gather in the Twin Cities on April 15 for the national actions in the fight to raise wages.
A diverse crowd of 120 union, community, peace, and faith leaders joined together at the CWA Local 6300 union hall.
They came from across America to launch a wide ranging, broad-based plan to make things right.
No city, town or hamlet can any longer feel immune from the devastating news that, once again, a Black man's life has been taken by the police
"We didn't lose today, we tried today; we fought hard for what we believed in; you don't succeed at this or anything else unless you try."
"Latino, white, black - all the neighborhoods of the 10th ward - our destiny is tied; we are forged of steel."
The membership of the USSA sees student issues as intrinsically tied to economic, racial, and gender justice.
Students held signs with startling numbers like "36,000 students of color go to high schools with almost no sports."