Using the excuse of decrying "ambush elections," the Republican right wingers who dominate the House Education and the Workforce Committee ambushed the NLRB at a March 5 hearing on the board's proposal
"Voter suppression is an attempt to deny people's influence, and it is sinful. I appeal to all those legislators who have a conscience to immediately repeal these acts."
When Pilar comes home from work at night, often after toiling for 10-12 hours at the family's tortilla bakery and store, her elder daughter frequently has a question for her."Why isn't my Daddy home?"
Groups said Deutsche Bank is blighting communities of color by ignoring their responsibilities as trustees to maintain their properties.
The celebration in New York of African American culture and struggles, featured a mix of working-class culture, educational presentations, and progressive politics.
At the stroke of midnight on March 1, laws went into effect that will strike down many county and municipal ordinances that have strengthened legal protections for those who rent.
Unionists mobilized against anti-worker schemes, delivering more than 6,850 handwritten and individual letters to state House Speaker Tim Jones demanding he reject so-called Right to Work legislation.
In his ruling, the San Antonio judge wrote that the same-sex marriage ban "violates plaintiffs' equal protection and due process rights under the Fourteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution."
The differences in commuting times for inner-city minority residents and suburban non-minorities are significant enough to affect minorities' pay and job possibilities.
Today in black history: Civil rights activist Jimmie Lee Jackson dies, becomes catalyst for Selma march
Twenty-six year old civil rights protester Jimmie Lee Jackson died this day, Feb. 26, 1965, from gunshot wounds inflicted by Alabama State Trooper after marching in a peaceful protest.