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 procession of about 1,000 included street theater, giant parade puppets, and musicians and ended at the stage set at the gates of the base.
Walmart employees' fight for justice and an end to retaliation reached a new level on Friday, with an estimated 1,600 actions and strikes.
During the nationwide strike in 160 cities for higher wages and union rights, they will demand an industry-wide wage of $15 per hour.
Just two weeks before election day, Anthony's Ocean View Restaurant was packed for the third annual New Haven Board of Alders Black and Hispanic Caucus Gala.
"The time to act is now, and the People's Climate March is a groundbreaking step in the right direction."
When the People's Climate March kicks off in New York City on Sunday, Sept. 21, it is sure to be a powerful and diverse assembly.
The Sequim City Council voted unanimously to kill two pending "Right to Work" (for less) ballot propositions, condemning them as "grossly invalid" and a flagrant violation of state law.
"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."