The history of lynching in Florida has been the subject of much scholarly study. See Dr. Maxine Jones's FSU report to the Florida Legislature on the Rosewood massacre.
Religious leaders, immigrant and labor rights advocates are preparing for the April 25 Supreme Court hearing on Arizona's infamous law, SB 1070.
Every worker who has ever died on the job in America will be remembered nationwide April 28 on Workers Memorial Day while OSHA continues its 42-year battle to end death and injury at the modern American workplace.
With less than a month to go before the big day, the Letter Carriers are kicking off nationwide publicity for the union's 20th annual "Stamp Out Hunger" food drive.
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.
One of the things driving their commitment is concern about the growing threat to humanity's future coming from environmental degradation.
St. Louis protesters against tax dodgers say Bank of America made $4.4 billion in profits last year and paid no taxes -- they got a $1.9 billion refund!
In an April 17 Senate hearing, union groups joined civil rights, community and faith-based organizations in a renewed push to legally ban racial profiling by law enforcers.
MoveOn members picketed a Citigroup stockholders meeting taking place at a local luxury hotel here April 17, designated Tax the 1% Day.