In a bold and welcome action, Obama announced he would temporarily end the threat of deportation for an estimated five million undocumented immigrants.
Basic democratic rights are at stake Nov. 4 if Republicans take control of the U.S. Senate and expand their domination of governorships and state houses.
Gov. Scott Walker and corporate extremist backers could suppress 300,000 registered voters.
In 1984-1985 the National Press Club decided to drastically revamp the old National Press Building (NPB) where the People's Daily World had its modest one-room office.
So in this year's November 4 midterms, the question is once more whether the Democrats can turn out enough voters.
The Ferguson City Council announced Monday that it will set up a civilian review board to oversee the Police Department.
Pulling together, volunteering and pitching in when city leaders seemed unable or unwilling to - just added to the unity building during a time of profound crisis.
Each had attended multiple demonstrations and strategizing meetings, protected protesters and property from police violence or acts of looting and led marches up and down the street.
"I wanted to raise awareness about this issue and to support the people of Ferguson to let them know there are people here on the west coast who care about them."
They walked in silence holding signs that read "Hands Up - Don't Shoot" and posters with the names of victims of police brutality from around the country including New Haven.