Labor has joined faith and civic organizations to ensure that Pope Francis' message on inclusion, solidarity and equality is amplified during his visit to the U.S. during the third week of September.
The GOP presidential candidates insulted groups of people including workers, women, and minorities; the America on display last night was a scary one indeed.
One black eighth-grader spent six days in juvenile detention after being arrested for throwing Skittles candy at another student.
The protests that followed last year's deadly Ferguson police shooting have revealed how local courts are gouging poor people on fines for minor offenses.
So far this year 34 anti-LGBT bills in nine states have been defeated or failed to meet key legislative deadlines.
These issues have turned Ferguson into the epicenter of a people's earthquake with the potential to shake our national understanding of race and racist repression.
Baltimore is among the many cities in the country examining its police performance in the wake of the Aug. 9 killing of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri.
"The people in this crowd should have this amazing view: It's a sea of people of every culture and heritage coming together for change."
"Gender identity" is now a protected category in Orlando's human rights ordinances along with age, color, handicap, marital status, national origin, race, religion and sex.
Those who knew Garner personally explained that the contact with police was in response to a fight that broke out where Garner intervened as the peacemaker.