Angela Davis and her sister Fania Davis were working for social justice before many of today's activists were born.
The number of demonstrators has grown steadily since the release of the video of Laquan McDonald's murder. Organizers are hoping they will soon reach a critical mass.
Right wingers divert attention away from pro-billionaire policies that are the real cause of economic problems and inflame voters' fears.
At City Hall the voice of the people, and the engagement of the public, is often an afterthought: We need to get our priorities straight.
On this date in 1964, a nearly $1 billion anti-poverty measure was signed into law by President Lyndon B. Johnson.
The national bus tour will uplift voices of Asian-American and Pacific Islander immigrant youth as they join with Latino and African-American youth in the southern region of the U.S.
The Reform Jewish movement - Rabbi Eger's spiritual home since childhood - has traveled a long road toward recognizing and embracing same-sex relationships.
In the year and a half since the Senate passed a bipartisan immigration reform bill, House leaders refused to permit a vote on it.
Despite his anger, U.S. Rep Luis Gutiérrez (D, Il.) said people should not allow their disgust regarding inaction on immigration reform to keep them from voting in November.
"Is this what we have come to? Divided up, as working people, based on where we came from? The president must halt the 1,000 daily deportations."