December 7, 2017 -
Young immigrants brought to the U.S. as children and their supporters rallied this week in the streets and halls of Congress to call for a legislative solution to looming deportations that are deeply unpopular with the American people.
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December 6, 2017 -
Her work as an organizer in Tallahassee, Florida, is a testament to the oft-forgotten role of African-American working-class people — especially women — in the making of the modern civil rights movement in the South.
December 1, 2017 -
Amid intensifying wealth inequality and extreme poverty, Bishop William Barber of North Carolina's Moral Movement and other clergy and organizers will kick off a nationwide effort on Dec. 4 to carry on the work of the first Poor People's Campaign, launched on the same date 50 years earlier by the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
November 29, 2017 -
The North Carolina Commission of Inquiry on Torture will hold public hearings in Raleigh this week on the state's complicity in the Bush-era program, under a new president who wants to bring torture back.
November 22, 2017 -
A lawsuit that led to judicial elections in Louisiana's Terrebonne Parish being declared racially discriminatory will move to the remedial stage despite efforts by the governor and attorney general — with help from a controversial law firm — to block a fix.
November 21, 2017 -
Striking farmworkers in Kentucky recently won a settlement over wage-theft claims, and now a farmworkers' union is suing North Carolina over a new law that curbs the group's organizing power.
November 17, 2017 -
This month's elections in Georgia and Virginia showed that Democrats can make inroads in Southern state legislatures, but gerrymandering still tilts the field in favor of Republicans.