Throughout its 100-year history, the AFT has been at the juncture of key social, economic and civil rights movements.
To nobody's surprise, the Republican Party platform, adopted at its convention in Cleveland, backs a national so-called "right to work" law and slams workers.
"We want people to know the real Cleveland. Just because the Republicans spew hatred here doesn't mean they are speaking for us."
"All working people should be alarmed by Trump. He represents a real danger to our living standards and well-being."
Privatizing the VA hospital network remains a GOP priority.
"Stop hate! Dump Trump!" "Hey, hey, ho, ho, Donald Trump has got to go!" were among the chants from demonstrators.
"Donald Trump stomped into my backyard just days before July 4 and claimed to be a steelworker."
"To restore our country, to make America great again, we need an inclusion revolution."
One of them, who won in New Jersey, said he would continue to push for more jobs and safer neighborhoods.
The Southern Poverty Law Center surveyed over 2,000 teachers, who say kids are experiencing fear and stress over the Right's agenda.