Fifty years ago today, thanks to a mass movement started by African American WWII veterans, Voting Rights Act was signed into law.
"When I lived in Delaware and Maryland in the 1960s, societal racism was ugly and obvious to all who had eyes to see."
The institutionalized prejudices and distorted practices that led to her death are unacceptable in a nation of equal justice under the law.
The story of Haiti is a case study in the injustice of the international finance and monetary system.
According to federal statistics, an African-American driver is 31 percent more likely to be pulled over for a traffic citation.
Netroots Nation, the gathering of progressive activists and bloggers, is heading into its 10th year in Phoenix this week.
Arizona, a traditionally deep red state, has not seen the last of Bernie Sanders.
Netroots Nation will bring together over 3,000 progressive activists and leaders to discuss key issues and strategize for upcoming battles in 2015 and 2016.
The state's Senate and House voted to remove the flag; chants of "take it down" eventually morphed into chants of "U.S.A." as the flag was lowered.
"We have a strong case against North Carolina's voting law. Not only is the measure discriminatory, but lawmakers knew it would harm voters of color and passed it anyway."