Released in 2010, "The New Jim Crow" outlines the use of the justice system in the United States as a form of racial control that especially impacts young African American males.
Florida's governor, Rick Scott, has either stood by and let the degradation of the state occur or has actively contributed to it.
The CP USA joined with hundreds of other organizations: labor, youth, peace, justice, clergy, political organizations and international groups, in the largest climate march ever.
Today is National Voter Registration Day and you can get started right now.
So in this year's November 4 midterms, the question is once more whether the Democrats can turn out enough voters.
"The tea party Republicans divide the country: Scaring people is not standing up for people."
Generating some of the most excitement were activists from other nations who stood in solidarity with their peers.
"This march represents an incredible diversity of people, all realizing that this is the same fight."
Ai-jen Poo is a labor organizer whose compelling vision is transforming the landscape of working conditions and labor standards for domestic or private-household workers.
"Since there are not enough nurses to safely staff the current ER, how are we going to provide quality care for more patients in an expanded ER?"