"It's more than boots on the ground, its more than Bernie or Hillary, but about the world we'll leave the next generation."
The march was comprised of a vast coalition of organizations that are combating the devastating effects of climate change.
A federal judge has ruled in favor of one group of Native American tribes that is evicting white settlers from reservation land.
The event, one of hundreds held across the world, was held in Whiting, within sight of a BP oil refinery where workers struck over safety concerns last year.
Advocates call for an independent investigation, as well as an end to U.S. military aid and military training in Honduras.
Meanwhile, the lead content of Flint water remains way above safe levels, and people are forced to use bottled water for drinking.
Convicted coal criminal Don Blankenship appeared in federal court for sentencing before U.S. District Judge Irene Berger last Wednesday.
The EPA tried over and over again to get Snyder to take measures that would neutralize the lead leaching into the water from the pipes.
Area residents have demanded that affordable housing, a clean and healthy environment, and good union jobs for current residents be written into any development plan for the area.
In the face of increasing fossil fuel disasters and legal crackdowns on civil disobedience, the need for this organization and others like it has never been greater.