The message was loud and clear here at the Take Back the American Dream conference earlier this week: Jobs not cuts!
Thousands of activists representing hundreds of national and local groups across the country are meeting here Oct. 3-5 at the Washington Hilton during the Take Back the American Dream conference.
Speakers at a town hall meeting here Sept. 26 demanded that Congress "bring the troops, bring the war dollars home" and use the trillions in revenues to create jobs, fund education, healthcare, and other vital needs.
In 1994, three young men in West Memphis, Ark. were wrongfully tried and convicted of the 1993 murder of three boys. Last week the trio were set free.
Wolves in the northern Rocky Mountains are no longer protected under the Endangered Species Act, thanks to an agreement between the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and Gov. Matt Mead, R-Wyoming.
The only reminder that manufacturing once took place here is a historic marker in front of the shuttered building.
A lifelong peace and civil rights activist, he helped form the first integrated housing development in Waterbury in the 1950s.
"We think the FBI was involved. We believe the FBI initiated it," Gonzales said.
A Detroit City Council resolution mourning Fishman's loss called him "one of our city's finest peace, civil and human rights, and labor activists, advocates and champions."
The U.S. Navy is expected to name a new military cargo ship after labor leader and civil rights activist Cesar Chavez this week in San Diego, California. But the news has sparked controversy from both those that support and oppose it.