Security proceeded aggressively to rip the protesters' posters from their hands; Romney, meanwhile, hesitated for a moment, listening to the shouts.
Organizers say that, more than a commemoration, the march this week is a demonstration against modern day attacks.
Six undocumented students known as the Chicago Six returned to court after having been arrested during a protest against U.S. immigration policy.
"You gave voice to what I have been feeling for so long," exclaimed several participants in response to a speech by Raglan George.
Will pandering to bigots and religious extremists be enough to save the Romney campaign?
The spying charge dates back to protests triggered by the "not guilty" verdicts for three cops tried for the murder of Sean Bell.
New Jersey's Senate passed a bill approving the legalization of gay marriage by a vote of 24-16
Unions are joining with civil rights and community partners in a massive re-enactment of the historic 1965 Alabama civil rights march.
Alabama's anti-immigrant law, HB 56, has threatened people of color regardless of their legal status, and continues to damage the state's economy and reputation.
"We are in a new era, a new situation, which none of us have ever seen before."