By Associated Press DETROIT (AP) – Grace Lee Boggs, a longtime activist who was part of the labor, civil rights, black power, women’s rights and environmental justice movements, died Monday, Oct. 5, at her Detroit home. She was 100. Boggs and late husband James Boggs were involved in advocacy for decades. She helped organize a […]
By Todd Richmond and Dinesh Ramde The Associated Press MILWAUKEE (AP) — There’s no trial to prepare, no jury to persuade, no judge to hand down a sentence.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The alleged neglect and death of a terminally ill Chinese immigrant detained in a Rhode Island jail two years ago triggered scathing reports and investigations. There has been a wide-ranging federal lawsuit and hand-wringing over who was responsible.
What was it that kept myself and other Obama supporters looking for just one more votes as we knocked on doors in the hot Iowa summer? What propelled us to ignore our frozen feet as we hunted for votes in the bitter New Hampshire winter? Why did we ignore our homework and yard work and other mundane tasks so that we could make countless calls from a crowded back room in a Virginia campaign office?