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Fired up New Yorkers deliver Tax Day message to 1%

The rally assembled across the street from Bank of America in Midtown Manhattan.

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In Florida battleground, tax fairness appeals to voters

Many demonstrators enthusiastically supported proposed federal legislation that would require millionaires to pay a tax rate of at least 30 percent.

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The 99%, as citizen tax enforcers, highlight Buffet Rule

Hundreds of taxpayers marked the filing deadline April 17 by delivering tax "bills" - and a message - to tax-dodging corporations and executives.

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Angela Davis speaks on struggles of feminism

A point to which Davis returned throughout her speech was the need for feminists to be conscious of class and race as well as of gender.

 

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After 44 days, killer of Trayvon Martin charged

The judge found "probable cause" and ordered Zimmerman to be held pending a formal arraignment.

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Thousands vow “no justice, no peace” at Sanford rally

Sadness for the Martin family and outrage that Zimmerman has still not been charged permeated the peaceful crowd.

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Evoking Dr. King, Chicago janitors cry out for respect

They lined the cavernous streets of the financial district here, waving flags and holding signs saying, "I AM A MAN, I AM A WOMAN, I AM A JANITOR."

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Cesar Chavez: A true American hero

It's Cesar Chavez Day, proclaimed byPresident Obama and observed throughout the country on the 85th birth date of the late founder of the United Farm Workers union

New York City Council calls for justice for Trayvon Martin

A resolution expressing the council's outrage was initiated by council members Letitia James, D-Brooklyn, and Melissa Mark-Viverito, D-Manhattan.

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New York: We are Trayvon Martin

Several thousand New Yorkers gathered at Union Square for the "Million Hoodie March and Rally" to protest the murder of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin.

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