Low-wage workers in over 200 cities, backed by the nation's unions, walked off their jobs or joined protesters yesterday from one end of the nation to the other.
State legislative leaders were joined here by immigrant rights advocates as they announced the "Immigrants Shape California" legislative package.
"The so-called Religious Freedom Restoration Act sets Indiana and our nation back decades in the struggle for civil rights."
The Reform Jewish movement - Rabbi Eger's spiritual home since childhood - has traveled a long road toward recognizing and embracing same-sex relationships.
So far this year 34 anti-LGBT bills in nine states have been defeated or failed to meet key legislative deadlines.
The Alameda County Board of Supervisors decision increases funding for community-based programs helping people when they return home.
Height was the president of the National Council of Negro Women (NCNW) for 40 years and was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom
Danny Davis and Richard Boykin join a chorus of voices demanding justice over the "CIA or Gestapo tactics" discovered at Homan Square.
As the march from Selma continues, there's a movement to end the most anti-democratic features of election law.
The Labor Council's statement called incarceration "a labor issue," and urged Alameda County to "be a leader and a model in California"