Republican members of Congress have set their sight on gutting assistance to troubled homeowners at risk of foreclosure.
A month-long celebration linking the 50th anniversary of the Freedom Rides that desegregated interstate transportation in the South with today's movements to address racism, violence and unemployment was kicked off here.
Organization representing more than 50 million Latinos are joining forces to defend Social Security.
They are the 110,000 truck drivers who move millions of cargo containers at the nation's ports every year.
Just as Nero fiddled while Rome burned, the GOP pushes for tax breaks for billionaires as America's economy crumbles.
The legislature approved a landmark bill to pay $4.6 billion in compensation to African American farmers and Native Americans.
One in four children are in danger of going hungry every night says the U.S. Department of Agriculture in a new report on “food insecurity.”
CHICAGO - Che "Rhymefest" Smith, a 33-year-old Hip-hop artist and third generation resident of the southside's Woodlawn neighborhood, announced Oct. 22, that he will run for alderman of the 20th Ward.
Though she is without full-time employment, Emily Norton works even harder today. She now has four part-time jobs but earns just one-third of what she made while working full time.
The Great Recession hit home and hit hard in 2009, the Census Bureau said, as the number of uninsured leaped by 4.4 million in one year.