In 1962, Dolores Huerta and César Chávez launched the National Farm Workers Association; Huerta's organizing skills were essential to its growth.
They packed the Small Business Committee hearing room and offered detailed testimony on the benefits of unionization and the harm such a law would cause.
In honor of St. Patrick's Day, we offer a shoutout to Mary Harris "Mother" Jones (1837-1930).
Walker's deception confronts overwhelming evidence that RTW will further hurt a low-wage state that needs more buying power.
Today people from around the country and globe are wishing the long time civil rights giant, Julian Bond, a very happy birthday.
Honorees and attendees alike showed what solidarity looks like at the 2014 People's World Amistad Awards, "People & Nature before Profits."
Six janitors contracted to work at the theater hadn't been paid for their work in months; when they finally spoke up, the contracting company fired them all.
Civil rights groups organized the boycott and demonstration against segregated schools and inadequate resources for black students.
He stressed that mass incarceration of people of color is not a result of a higher crime rate, but of laws that criminalize a whole class of people.
More than 200,000 low-wage workers got big wins from New York Mayor de Blasio and the Obama administration's Labor Department.