A respected African American faculty surgeon filed a racial discrimination suit against the UCLA Medical Center and UC Regents after they refused to take action on blatant acts of racism.
Video: Nurses swing into action after Chicago pulls protest march permit.
Last June Alabama passed one of the most draconian anti-immigrant laws in the country. Immigrant rights activists describe it as Arizona's bitter law on steroids.
This past Saturday more than 30,000 fired up Recall Walker activists rallied at the Wisconsin statehouse in Madison.
Police visited the site of the Occupation in the city's central San Jacinto Plaza and warned occupiers to vacate.
Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) is observed November 1 -2 in many Mexican communities in the U.S.
Last week Chicago joined the rest of the country and the world in action for jobs and justice.
For the last eleven months, Chicago Jobs with Justice has protested at the State of Illinois building to dramatize the consistently bad unemployment report issued by the US Department of Labor.
OccupySTL is part of a nationwide movement that started with the Occupy Wall Street demonstrations in New York City.
On Oct 1 people in Los Angeles came together from all walks of life to join in solidarity with the Occupy Movement on Wall Street, calling on the banks to pay their fair share.