"Shame on us if we've forgotten," Obama said. "I haven't forgotten those kids."
People at the rally. like most New Yorkers, seemed to agree that good jobs and good quality education for all are necessary steps to ending gun violence on the streets.
Chicago has become the national spotlight for gun violence, especially affecting African American teenagers and children.
Janice gives much of her time trying to make life better for working people and people of color in her community, in her union and in the world.
Prayers poured in from around the country for Jonylah Watkins, the six month-old baby girl who died this morning after being shot five times.
"There is hope, [when] young people lead us in a march for justice, for jobs, to have the courage to stand up."
One in three women worldwide will be raped or beaten in her lifetime. Since there are three billion women on the planet, one billion women will experience such outrages.
Now is the time to bring about meaningful change and mobilize progressives to support those fighting for change.
Thousands of people traveled to Washington on Satuday, Jan. 26, for a national March for Gun Control. Here is one marcher's reflections on the day.
Marchers will gather at 10 a.m. at the Capitol Reflecting Pool on 3rd St. NW.