April

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20,000 march against Arizona's SB 1070

As part of a series of national protests against Arizona's SB 1070 law, more than 20,000 people marched here April 29 in Voces de la Frontera's annual May Day march.

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Grijalva, immigrant rights leaders discuss Supreme Court hearing

A vicious backhand to undocumented people, Arizona's SB1070 is a law that allows local police to detain and arrest anyone.

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Bloomsburg University students call for justice for Trayvon

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.

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Renewed push to legally ban racial profiling

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.

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Wage gap costs women extra 92 weeks of groceries

A new report released today on Equal Pay Day shows that the yearly median pay for women in America is $10,784 less than their male counterparts.

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Wells Fargo charged with bias over upkeep of foreclosed homes

Wells Fargo is becoming the focus of a new kind of protest - against the way it manages the foreclosed homes it owns.

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Angela Davis speaks on struggles of feminism

A point to which Davis returned throughout her speech was the need for feminists to be conscious of class and race as well as of gender.

 

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After 44 days, killer of Trayvon Martin charged

The judge found "probable cause" and ordered Zimmerman to be held pending a formal arraignment.

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“Hoodies Up” march for Trayvon Martin

A "Hoodies Up" march and rally of nearly 1,000 filled the streets of New Haven Saturday calling for justice for Trayvon Martin.