WASHINGTON---Speaking to a cheering crowd at the Lincoln Memorial on the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, President Barack Obama warned that Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s "dream" remains unrealized as long as millions of workers are unemployed and poverty is growing.
Black, brown, Asian and white marched together down Martin Luther King Blvd in Los Angeles on Aug. 24 to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington.
Will Parry," a warrior for working people for more than seven decades," died May 13 at the age of 93.
Marchers will gather at 10 a.m. at the Capitol Reflecting Pool on 3rd St. NW.
They came from Connecticut and Illinois - and just down the street: Family, neighbors and activists honored veteran political and labor journalist Tim Wheeler with a special tribute dinner.
A $26.5 billion settlement between the states' attorneys general and big banks over the financial finagling with mortgage-backed securities is a good first step, AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka says.
Tthe "one percent" is learning big time today that it cannot evict a nationwide grassroots movement.
More than 700 people packed the auditorium of Sequim High School to applaud angry blasts at Wall Street greed.
SEATTLE - People lined up at microphones at a July 23 "speak out" here to demand that Congress stop kowtowing to the corporations and do what voters elected them to do: create good jobs at a living wage.
In house parties across the nation, 25,000 participants told heartfelt stories of their struggles to make the "American dream" a reality.