In attempt to get a marriage license in North Carolina, Mary Jamis, a lesbian, was arrested, along with a friend, in Winston-Salem.
Obama became the first sitting U.S. president to endorse the right of gay and lesbian couples to marry.
A vicious backhand to undocumented people, Arizona's SB1070 is a law that allows local police to detain and arrest anyone.
"The fight for Social Security and Medicare is part of a larger fight for justice and fairness."
The history of lynching in Florida has been the subject of much scholarly study. See Dr. Maxine Jones's FSU report to the Florida Legislature on the Rosewood massacre.
St. Louis protesters against tax dodgers say Bank of America made $4.4 billion in profits last year and paid no taxes -- they got a $1.9 billion refund!
In an April 17 Senate hearing, union groups joined civil rights, community and faith-based organizations in a renewed push to legally ban racial profiling by law enforcers.
The rally assembled across the street from Bank of America in Midtown Manhattan.
Many demonstrators enthusiastically supported proposed federal legislation that would require millionaires to pay a tax rate of at least 30 percent.
Hundreds of taxpayers marked the filing deadline April 17 by delivering tax "bills" - and a message - to tax-dodging corporations and executives.