Ending the longstanding reality of unpunished police violence against black and brown men was the topic Dec. 17 at a town hall meeting.
"This issue as I see it - police killings as a symptom of the systematic and historical devaluing of black lives - seemed too big to ignore."
They've built a new social and economic justice movement on the foundation left by those who struggled before them.
Led by mothers, fathers, and widows of African American men killed by white police officers, 50,000 protesters marched up Pennsylvania Avenue.
The storm will hit this week when eight mothers of unarmed Black men killed by police will testify Dec. 10 in a House hearing sponsored by Rep. John Conyers, D-Mich.
The National Lawyers Guild, the nation's first racially integrated bar association, is providing several forms of legal support to protesters in Ferguson and nationwide.
The state's parole board wrote a new ending for the infamous "Scottsboro Boys" rape case Thursday morning by approving posthumous pardons more than 80 years after the arrests.
Chants of "women's rights, human rights!" and "Our bodies belong to us, not you!" echoed off the walls of the Ohio Statehouse in Columbus Apr. 28, as hundreds rallied.
This development comes after a recent example of such prejudice, in which a lesbian couple was kicked out of a restaurant.
Anti-LGBT bullying in this nation is unfortunately at epidemic levels among teens. On Monday 14-year-old Jamey Rodemeyer took his own life after being incessantly bullied by classmates.