• ACLU fights Patriot Act

    ACLU fights Patriot Act

    April 4, 2003

    PITTSBURGH – The knock on the door in the middle of the night is not a fantasy for hundreds of thousands of Muslims, people of Middle-Eastern descent and those who express opposition to the Bush war...

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  • Protesters to High Court: Uphold Affirmative Action

    Protesters to High Court: Uphold Affirmative Action

    April 4, 2003

    WASHINGTON – Tens of thousands of students, union members and civil rights activists rallied outside the U.S. Supreme Court on April 1 to demand that the court uphold affirmative action to overcome racist discrimination. The crowd...

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  • Memphis 1968: We remember

    Memphis 1968: We remember

    April 3, 2003 By Fred Gaboury

    An assassin’s bullet felled the Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. on April 4, 1968. King had come to Memphis to support a strike by the city’s sanitation workers. (See related story below)

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  • Money needed to stop SARS

    Money needed to stop SARS

    April 3, 2003 By Phil E. Benjamin

    Not far below the media war-hype radar, an international worry is mounting over Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS), a dangerous respiratory disease.

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  • Conyers blasts Bush, Ashcroft

    Conyers blasts Bush, Ashcroft

    April 3, 2003

    CHICAGO – In his speech to the March 1 Rally to Reclaim Our Rights, Rep. John Conyers (D-Mich.), ranking member on the House Judiciary Committee, blasted President Bush’s drive to war with Iraq and warned of...

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