The union-led Democracy Initiative, founded and led by the Communications Workers, will tackle politicization of state courts, a senior strategist says.
Demonstrators carrying signs that read "Black Lives Matter" and wearing "Justice for Mike Brown" t-shirts gathered at the Old Courthouse downtown Monday morning.
Dr. King wrote with an optimism that a nation that could produce such wealth could do better; he understood what many do not.
Baltimore protesters chanting "Black lives matter" gathered Jan. 15 to demand that the legislature enact laws to end the plague of police killings in Maryland.
"It's always difficult being young and a minority of anything. Because you always end up asking yourself, 'will my voice really be heard?' "
Today kicks off the AFL-CIO's 2015 Martin Luther King Jr. Civil and Human Rights Conference in Atlanta.
Yesterday, the Republican-controlled House of Representatives passed a bill that would end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.
Many Democratic state legislators are eager to restore the massive funding cuts suffered by human services programs in recent years.
"Chairman Goodlatte has paid no attention to the rampant voting discrimination still happening in the country, most recently seen in the 2014 midterm elections."
Staff members at a Colorado NAACP office say they are waiting for more information before drawing conclusions about an explosion near their chapter.