The Graduate Employees Organization at the University of Illinois at Chicago held a rally titled "Don't Make Us Strike" to protest the stalling of their negotiations for a contract by the administration.
March 8, International Women's Day, grew from two sources -- the struggle of working women to form trade unions and the fight for women's right to vote.
"Multiracial alliances will continue to struggle for freedom, justice, and equality, and the lessons of past struggles will act as guidance."
Josemaria Islas and his family are living in fear, yet speaking out with courage, as his deportation order draws closer day by day.
It was a night to celebrate, to recount history, to look to struggles yet to come. A night to dream, to dance, to sing songs, and hear poetry.
One year ago, George Zimmerman shot and killed 17 year-old Trayvon Martin because he thought the young man looked suspicious. And one year later, what happened that night still outrages us.
"There is hope, [when] young people lead us in a march for justice, for jobs, to have the courage to stand up."
The event marks 150 years since the signing of the Emancipation Proclamation to end slavery and 50 years since the historic March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom.
On January 23, 1976, noted singer and actor Paul Robeson died in Philadelphia.Robeson was also a legendary civil rights and peace leader and athlete.
After the abduction of her mother by ICE Jan. 10, Erika Andiola got in touch with other immigrants' rights activists, and within hours a nationwide network was mobilized.