After reading the names and short biographies of the slain, the mournful airs gave way to determination as the emcees brought forth speakers from the crowd.
One issue kept resurfacing: how to confront and deal with the virulent racism that remains a current in U.S. life.
Staff members at a Colorado NAACP office say they are waiting for more information before drawing conclusions about an explosion near their chapter.
Hundreds of union members lost their lives doing their job on that horrific day 12 years ago; the labor movement continues to honor all 9/11 victims and work like hell for those who survived.
On street corners and doorsteps in neighborhoods around Manhattan burning candles stand as small monuments to hope and peace. Tens of thousands have participated in candlelight vigils. It's a city coming to terms with one of the most horrific events in U.S. history.
On Friday, with one suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings dead, his brother was on the run and being pursued by hundreds of law enforcement officials in a manhunt that shut down Boston and several neighboring towns.
Federal and local investigative agencies continued to search for clues to explain the deadly Boston Marathon bombings yesterday, and people were encouraged to send in photos and videos.
The New York locals of the Fire Fighters, who lost 343 members and their priest on 9/11 2001, will commemorate their fallen colleagues with a 343-mile memorial bicycle ride.
NEW YORK - One month can sometimes feel like a lifetime. For many, each day is marked by the struggle to recover. It's another step towards an uncertain future. Sept. 11 has forever changed the city.
Federal custody of evidence in the Luis Posada Carriles case has been a serious ongoing problem. Prosectors link him to several 1997 terrorist bombings in Cuba.