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.
Ai-jen Poo is a labor organizer whose compelling vision is transforming the landscape of working conditions and labor standards for domestic or private-household workers.
"The time to act is now, and the People's Climate March is a groundbreaking step in the right direction."
Among those hard questions, many Iraqis believe, should be a serious re-think of the damaging U.S. policy of manipulating ethnic and sectarian blocs in Iraq.
The somewhat surprising 219-189 vote came as the House debated a bill funding the Justice Department's budget. The measure now heads to the Democratic Senate.
Yellowstone National Park is rounding up bison to be slaughtered, and people ranging from Native Americans to animal rights activists are calling Yellowstone out on it.
Many Native American Nations formed partnerships and deep relationships with African slaves. Both groups fought for freedom and the right to exist in peace, away from the colonizing forces.
NEW HAVEN, CONN. -- From the opening video and drumming to the remarks of the awardees, songs, youth slide show and finale, an atmosphere of unity and optimism inspired the entire multi-racial audience at the 2013 People's World Amistad Awards, held in the auditorium of Cooperative Arts and Humanities High School.
One of the best-known speeches in American history, it was delivered by Lincoln in the midst of the Civil War, four and a half months after the Union armies defeated those of the Confederacy at the Battle of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.
President Obama has asked Congress to delay a vote on authorizing a U.S. attack on Syria, and Americans opposed to the attack emphasize the importance of continuing public pressure on Congress and the White House for a diplomatic solution.