NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. - On April 27, nine students launched a "study-in" at the office of Rutgers University president Richard L. McCormick. The students soon found themselves in a kind of "lock in" as they were not allowed to retrieve their back packs or get food from supporters outside.
A new study reveals that most of Michigan's public school students are exposed to high levels of pollution and GOP lawmakers there are ignoring steps to correct the problem.
Despite the GOP's nationwide push for anti-immigrant laws, Black Democratic lawmakers are denouncing such measures and say their communities support the struggle for immigrant rights.
Supporters of public-sector unions in Wisconsin filed enough petition signatures to force two Republican senators into recall elections, only four of which have ever been carried out in the state's history.
Thousands gathered at the Ohio Statehouse and chanted "We Are Ohio!" on Saturday at the kickoff rally to repeal Senate Bill 5, Gov. John Kasich's union-busting initiative.
Hundreds rallied at the Statehouse here Tuesday to protest Republican Gov. John Kasich's plans to gut workers' rights and public services.
The spirit of solidarity and raised sights for working-class people filled the air as people from all neighborhoods in New Haven marched on March 30th.
In over a thousand U.S. cities, unionists, civil rights and community activists gathered April 4, honoring the memory of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., assassinated 43 years earlier.
NEW HAVEN - Young people from as far south as Washington D.C. flocked to the New Haven People's Center over the weekend, the latest stop on the Red School Bus tour.
Activists note even in Republican dominated Texas, protests for public workers and labor rights have been occuring throughout the state almost every day.