The second week of the campaign kicks off in Chicago, under the theme "Linking Systemic Racism and Poverty." But police are using an unconventional tactic to prevent a movement from building.
Hundreds are arrested in Washington, D.C., as they protest inequality and other pressing issues.
Thousands of activists and civil rights advocates gather in an effort to relaunch Martin Luther King's fight against poverty, war and income inequality.
A movement to bring poverty to the center of the political agenda kicks off Monday, and Truthdig is launching a reader-funded drive to help the website cover the story.
Their strikes in Oklahoma and Kentucky are part of a national revolution that has been growing for months, arcing from one Republican-dominated state to another.
On the 50th anniversary of the assassination of the revolutionary Martin Luther King Jr., see a new documentary on his opposition to the Vietnam War, based on King's April 30, 1967, speech.
The former president discusses MLK's legacy with John Lewis and a group of high school students in a video issued by the Obama Foundation.
Civil rights leaders plan 40 days of marches, sit-ins and other peaceful protests to demand better homes, jobs and education for those in poverty.
The event commemorates the 50th anniversary of the civil rights icon's assassination.
The NRA could have predicted yet another school shooting, but not the immediate and unrelenting response of the student survivors.