The youth understand that if society were free from racism and division, all youth in Connecticut and elsewhere could become strong leaders today.
The march, organized by the NAACP, labor unions, and religious leaders, amounted to a dramatic comeback of the Moral Monday protests that drew the nation's attention here over the last year.
In March 2010, the Native Women's Association of Canada (NWAC) created a database of information they gathered covering 582 cases of missing and murder native women and girls.
SNCC leaders staged a Jail-No-Bail sit-in in solidarity with the imprisoned CORE activists. The sit-in re-energized the movement in Rock Hill, SC.
A change such as this in the constitution to one of the "Bible Belt" states shows continued momentum from the progress that was made in 2013.
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.
On Monday, Oct. 28th, educator and activist Ericka Huggins spoke to students in an open forum at Laney College in Oakland, California.
One of the "Angola 3" political prisoners, Herman Wallace, who spent 41 years in solitary confinement, was released from the Louisiana prison this week and tragically died three days later.
If ever someone merited a tribute, Congressman John Conyers Jr., the dean of the Congressional Black Caucus and second longest serving member in the history of the House, certainly fits the bill.
Progressives say the true symbolism behind the name change is that of social justice, a solid stepping stone for the South to "rise again."