Hundreds of union members lost their lives doing their job on that horrific day 12 years ago; the labor movement continues to honor all 9/11 victims and work like hell for those who survived.
The granny in "Grannygate" is Marlene Quinn, a 78-year-old Cincinnati woman whose grandson and great granddaughter were saved by firefighters in a house fire a year ago.
African Americans represent 32.4 percent of Chicago but they make up only 17 percent respectively of the city's fire department.
CLEVELAND - At a packed press conference and rally, Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, announced he will introduce a $100 billion jobs bill when the Senate reconvenes next week.
The need for affirmative action to achieve fairness and equality for everyone, and to address the economic crisis, won support last weekend at Conneticut African American History Month events.