2016 is already looking like it will be a progressive year for all. The latest news brings attention to the always-apparent, never-addressed gender pay gap in the United States.
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Residents of Ferguson, Missouri who have been actively protesting against police brutality will take their activism to Cleveland on Saturday.
The protesters will stand together to demand justice for Tamir Rice, a 12-year-old black child who was gunned down by police less than three seconds after they arrived on the scene.
New Jersey state authorities said they hope the thaw in U.S.-Cuba relations announced by President Obama will aid the capture and return of Assata Shakur (Joanne Chesimard), who escaped prison and fled to the island after being convicted of killing a New Jersey State Police trooper.
A Change.org petition is demanding that the NYPD police officer who fatally wounded 43-year-old Eric Garner be relieved of his duties.
The petition, created by A.J. Walton, says that Officer Daniel Pantaleo is unfit to work.
Demonstrators in Chicago are prepping for a second day of protests after shutting down Lake Shore Drive on Thursday in response to a group of New York grand jurors dismissing charges against the officer who fatally choked Eric Garner.
While whites make up just 42 percent of the U.S. population, they claim 69 percent of government benefits. But if you pay attention to conservative-run media outlets, it would appear that people of color benefit the most from government programs.
In response to years of mass mobilizing for immigrant rights in the face of harsh and restrictive enforcement policies, President Obama announced several executive actions that provide relief for an estimated 4 million of more than 11 million unauthorized immigrants in the U.S.
In response to the recent announcement, The Black Immigration Network has released a statement affirming actions that unite families and mitigate the destructive impact deportations on migrant communities as a whole.
The mayor of St. Louis said that he supported Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon’s decision to send the state’s National Guard to his city in preparation for the grand jury’s decision on whether to indict Officer Darren Wilson.
Mayor Francis G. Slay also stated that troops operating within the city would have a secondary role in responding to any disruptions, and that police would be the ones dealing directly with demonstrators.
Civil rights pioneer Ruby Bridges says the country today looks a lot like it did 54 years ago.
She says the country is a nation with segregated schools and racial tension.