As the theme for this year's convention, "NAACP: Your Power, Your Decision - VOTE," indicated, the attack on voting rights has become a critical issue.
Kordsmeier visited different congregations as part of an effort to build a coalition of "unions, churches, and community groups" to stand against wage theft.
Nearly 100 demonstrators - with air support from a plane flying a banner - protested Mitt Romney's big fundraiser yesterday.
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.
Patient advocate N'Dana Carter chaired the conference. She reminded everyone that the clinic was reopened under the influence of a community protest.
There was notable solidarity pouring in from various and sometimes surprising quarters leading up to April 23, the day that American Airlines management took their union-busting ambitions to court.
"We are gathered at a truly crucial moment in today's history," said Lisa Bergmann, the National Coordinator for the Young Communist League.
A "Hoodies Up" march and rally of nearly 1,000 filled the streets of New Haven Saturday calling for justice for Trayvon Martin.
Over 250 people, including students, teaches, unionists, and political activists, attended the two-day conference on this city's north side.
Unions and progressive groups are fighting a new law that would make forms of protest - including picketing and peaceful sit-downs -- a crime, the AFL-CIO reports.