The Oakland City Council has begun a new process to examine racial disparities in the city's economy and criminal justice system.
"The actions of the men in the VIP suite was despicable, humiliating and devastating to these children's well-being and safety."
Native Americans are oppposing the campaign of local historians and an organization to raise the infamous Indian killer, Andrew Jackson to the status of a "great president."
Dr. King wrote with an optimism that a nation that could produce such wealth could do better; he understood what many do not.
Baltimore protesters chanting "Black lives matter" gathered Jan. 15 to demand that the legislature enact laws to end the plague of police killings in Maryland.
"It's always difficult being young and a minority of anything. Because you always end up asking yourself, 'will my voice really be heard?' "
Ending the longstanding reality of unpunished police violence against black and brown men was the topic Dec. 17 at a town hall meeting.
"This issue as I see it - police killings as a symptom of the systematic and historical devaluing of black lives - seemed too big to ignore."
They've built a new social and economic justice movement on the foundation left by those who struggled before them.
In response to the police murders of Brown and Garner and the failure of grand juries to return indictments, a new movement for justice has emerged.