The marchers carried placards with the names and faces of the most recent victims of police brutality as family members marched at the front.
Protest activity against the convention and Bush's re-nomination included a broad range of marches, rallies, performances, demonstrations, exhibits, and acts of civil disobedience.
The Coalition for Truth in Independence held a press conference to highlight recent successes around the "Ride with Respect Campaign."
After reading the names and short biographies of the slain, the mournful airs gave way to determination as the emcees brought forth speakers from the crowd.
Will thousands of kids be denied medical care, youth programs and adequate schools, or will corporate tax-dodgers be forced to pay their taxes?
The rent stabilization program was allowed to expire and over 1 million households are now at risk of being priced out when their leases go up for renewal.
Twenty thousand people came together on a bridge in Charleston, marching in the name of love and unity against racist violence that took the lives of nine people in a historic black church. .
They came from across America to launch a wide ranging, broad-based plan to make things right.
According to Love, students need to build "relationships with unions - on and off campuses, to build bridges in the community, students are workers."
Chris Christie brought checks to the fundraiser totaling $4 million, demonstrators shouted, "Illinois is not for sale."