Families, having enjoyed the chance of purchasing a house, sending their kids off to college, working in and living a middle-class American life, were now almost suddenly losing it all.
A progressive trend in the New York City elections for mayor, comptroller, borough offices and city council became even more clear-cut in the runoff Democratic Party primary for the third city-wide office - public advocate.
This is the story of one direct outcome of the 1963 March on Washington, to which I went as a member of the Huntington Township Committee on Human Relations in Suffolk County, Long Island.
The priority of a billionaire mayor is to protect the interest of billionaires. That is why the people of New York City want a mayor who will move the city in another direction.
While the U.S. is still suffering from the sub prime debacle, Canada's housing market is an island of tranquility.
Housing, labor, and civil rights advocates and elected officials are giving a thumbs up to the accord reached between 49 state attorneys general and banks involved in the mortgage crisis.
Racial wage gap between black and white workers is shrinking, but the all-class gap between black and white is growing.