The powerful presentation and discussion involved sharing of Mississippi experiences, and throughout the leitmotif repeated: "Organize! Organize! Organize!"
Florida's governor, Rick Scott, has either stood by and let the degradation of the state occur or has actively contributed to it.
So in this year's November 4 midterms, the question is once more whether the Democrats can turn out enough voters.
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.
The Ferguson City Council announced Monday that it will set up a civilian review board to oversee the Police Department.
The Sequim City Council voted unanimously to kill two pending "Right to Work" (for less) ballot propositions, condemning them as "grossly invalid" and a flagrant violation of state law.
Organizers of the world's largest St. Patrick's Day Parade say they're ending a ban and allowing a gay group to march under its own banner for the first time.
"The concentration of wealth in too few hands and growing inequality is hitting hard at working families."
"These workers deserve a guarantee that livelihoods will not be jeopardized by a change in management."
Michael Brown is only the latest in a long list of black men and boys who have died under eerily similar circumstances.