AUSTIN, Texas - A severe anti-abortion bill went down to defeat June 25 thanks in part to a 10-hour filibuster by state Senator Wendy Davis of Fort Worth.
A Black Hisotry Month celebration in New York City, Feb 24, 2012 featuring Jarvis Tyner, Amiri Baraka, Pearl Granat, and Chris Owens among others. Will be streamed live!
Thousands poured out in for the Historic Thousands of Jones Street rally with the theme "Forward Together, Not One Step Back."
A respected African American faculty surgeon filed a racial discrimination suit against the UCLA Medical Center and UC Regents after they refused to take action on blatant acts of racism.
Video: Nurses swing into action after Chicago pulls protest march permit.
Last June Alabama passed one of the most draconian anti-immigrant laws in the country. Immigrant rights activists describe it as Arizona's bitter law on steroids.
This past Saturday more than 30,000 fired up Recall Walker activists rallied at the Wisconsin statehouse in Madison.
Police visited the site of the Occupation in the city's central San Jacinto Plaza and warned occupiers to vacate.
Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) is observed November 1 -2 in many Mexican communities in the U.S.
Last week Chicago joined the rest of the country and the world in action for jobs and justice.