Nation Topics - Civil Rights Activism
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It’s time to tie worker rights to “Seneca Falls, Selma and Stonewall.”
Those claiming Occupy has failed already forget what other social justice sucesses have taught us: change is slow.
How do you put a human face on an injustice that so often goes under the radar?
Community members gathered to protest the discriminatory practice that has increased by 600 percent since Mayor Bloomberg took office.
A thousand demonstrators gathered in Union Square to call for the prosecution of George Zimmerman, Martin’s killer. More protests are planned across the country.
The Rev. Fred Shuttlesworth, a giant of the civil rights movement known for his decades of work in support of desegregation, died Wednesday in Birmingham, Alabama.
Musician Carlos Santana spoke out at Major League Baseball’s Civil Rights Game in Atlanta against a new law that shreds the civil rights of Georgia's latino population. The crowd booed him.
In 1963, Jackson stood with Martin Luther King Jr. during the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom. For last weekend's One Nation rally, Jackson traveled to DC from Detroit, a city in dire need of sustainable jobs.
One month before voters head to the polls for midterm elections, tens of thousands of progressive activists from across the country converged on the Lincoln Memorial Saturday to take part in the One Nation Working Together March on Washington.