Voting right advocates in North Carolina are fighting county by county to prevent voter suppression in the upcoming November presidential elections.
Our nonviolent, civil disobedience was one action among many during a week-long mobilization aimed at starting a new, broad-based movement to restore democracy in the U.S.
More people are realizing that the priority for November has to be not merely stopping Trump, but stopping the Republican candidate whoever he may be.
"What the campaign hopes to accomplish is voter outreach with Latinos because of the influx due to the Puerto Rican financial crisis: Folks are literally fleeing to the mainland."
They came to hear his call for economic justice and equality, for his criticism of the billionaire class, happy to finally have a candidate that speaks to working class interests.
Sanders's campaign is history-making: Record crowds, record support, and still a year out from the nominating convention - and all for a guy who says he'll refuse all corporate cash.
In each of the campuses where they refused Open Hillel's request that we vets be permitted to speak, the Open Hillel students arranged alternative campus venues.
"When I think of the martyrs of the civil rights movement who died for the right to vote, this country should be doing everything possible to ensure all people can vote."
"We didn't lose today, we tried today; we fought hard for what we believed in; you don't succeed at this or anything else unless you try."
"Justice has been served in Chicago today, despite Mayor Emanuel's best efforts."