Unions have had an ongoing campaign to force the Senate to vote on the NLRB nominees this week. Majority Leader Harry Reid planned to change the filibuster rule to eliminate the Republicans' roadblock.
Fifty years after Dr. King first gave his "I Have a Dream Speech" to 100,000 in this city, a diverse sea of people again flooded a two-mile stretch of Woodward Ave, Detroit's main thoroughfare.
Why are tens of thousands again prepared to march in Detroit? "We need a better Detroit, better Michigan, better jobs, and better justice, to turn the dream of 1963 into the reality of 2013."
CHICAGO - A lively symposium on this city's infamous "Red Squad" took place June 1 at the Chicago History Museum.
Across the country, participants at gun violence vigils vowed to pressure the Senate to pass a bipartisan bill, mandating background checks for firearm purchases at gun shows and online.
Last week's unprecedented march on Washington D.C. to "Keep Families Together" through immigration reform has borne its first fruit, immigrant rights activists are saying.
What is happening in Michigan "is a threat to everyone in this nation," said Al Sharpton. "If you get away with it in Detroit, you can get away with it all over the nation."
Thousands of teachers, parents, students and city residents protested the announcement by Chicago Board of Education that it will close 54 schools effecting 30,000 students.
Not enough is said today about the role of women in formulating the basic beliefs we have about the nature of freedom itself.
The Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act would allow corporations to share your online data with the government in real time. CISPA has been met with strong opposition from online privacy advocates and companies.