Led by mothers, fathers, and widows of African American men killed by white police officers, 50,000 protesters marched up Pennsylvania Avenue.
The disaster and the resulting deaths shocked the mining communities of Raleigh and Boone Counties and left the dead miners' families grieving.
A federal grand jury indicted the former Massey Energy CEO on numerous counts of conspiracy in the Apr. 2010 underground explosion that killed 29 men.
The timing of the report along with emphasis on powder burns and marijuana use may suggest local official's tactics designed to undermine the grand jury's work prior to its completion.
With concern escalating bout the threat of a wider Ebola outbreak, National Nurses United today called on Obama to "invoke his executive authority."
As the Ebola crisis appears to grow more serious, some 4,000 nurses got on a national conference call sponsored by the NNU to discuss the response at their hospitals.
"The time to act is now, and the People's Climate March is a groundbreaking step in the right direction."
Michael Brown is only the latest in a long list of black men and boys who have died under eerily similar circumstances.
Travelers should consider going to Tulsa's John Hope Franklin Reconcilliation Park. The park commemorates the biggest race riot and massacre of American history.
His rampage ended during a stand-off with a military policewoman when Lopez took his own life.