November

Honoring Grace Bassett, lifelong drum major for justice

Our dear Grace was one of those drum majors for freedom and peace and we loved her for that.

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A timely campaign: Health Care for the Holidays

There are many actions underway to win workers rights and push Congress on people's needs. Among them is the Health Care for the Holidays campaign.

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Vito Marcantonio Forum celebrates 2nd anniversary

On Sunday, Nov. 3, the Vito Marcantonio Forum sponsored an event at Gaetana's Cucina Italiana restaurant in Greenwich Village.

 

 

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Obama honors a true freedom fighter, Rev. C. T. Vivian

Rev. C. T. Vivian is one of the nation's staunchest fighters for racial equality and voting rights.

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Ala. board approves pardons for “Scottsboro Boys”

The state's parole board wrote a new ending for the infamous "Scottsboro Boys" rape case Thursday morning by approving posthumous pardons more than 80 years after the arrests.

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Election mandate calls for unity and jobs

Led by New Haven Rising, unions of Yale University workers and community groups, hundreds of volunteers knocked on doors across the city this summer and fall to discuss issues and organize a large voter turnout.

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Plans to make Black Friday biggest worker mobilization ever

Walmart workers, the nation's labor leaders, and community leaders from all across the U.S. announced plans to turn the busiest holiday shopping day of the year into one of the largest mobilizations of workers in U.S. history.

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Texas GOP points fingers for Wendy Davis’ rise

The all-powerful Texas GOP has resorted to apologetics to explain the emergence of Democrat State Sen. Wendy Davis.

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Day of reckoning set for Texas voter ID law

Texas' voter ID law, passed by the Republican-controlled state legislature and widely condemned as discriminatory and unconstitutional, now has a day in court.

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Ericka Huggins calls for continued conversations on race

On Monday, Oct. 28th, educator and activist Ericka Huggins spoke to students in an open forum at Laney College in Oakland, California.

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