Remember those who grew this food
Voting rights are a foundation for the realization of justice, equality, and freedom for everyone in our world and in our lives.
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.
It's 50 years later but we still have to march. We're marching for Trayvon. We're marching for voting rights - still!
Today, 2 million signatures protesting the cuts are being presented to the White House. Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., promises to do everything he can to block the chained CPI proposal and cuts to Medicare.
What a beautiful image of the first family and the president guiding our nation to a better place.
Salt, in moderation, improves the flavor of most foods. So too with politics. The victory of President Obama was decisive, and satisfying , because of some salt.
"Contrary to the NY Times, residents of this community are not reconciled to life in the wilderness and we don't live in a forgotten wasteland."
Republicans have been getting a free ride on racism for much too long, and it's in the interest of all people to stop it.
America called and they came. And it was immediate. Wave after wave of concerned citizens evolved into a tsunami of humanity that descended upon Madison, Wisconsin. As workers, students and everyday citizens with no political bent understood the Republicans' intent, they responded en masse.