Corey Dade appears in the following:
Tuesday, March 12, 2013
The longtime activist hasn't quite overcome the reputation of his early career, but the Rev. Al Sharpton now commands a uniquely powerful platform.
Wednesday, November 28, 2012
The coalition of Hispanic lawmakers say new legislation should require illegal immigrants to register with the federal government, undergo a criminal background check, learn English and pay taxes as conditions for obtaining legal status and eventual citizenship.
Sunday, November 25, 2012
Key Republicans, including House Speaker John Boehner, say it's time to find common ground in revising the nation's immigration laws, but conservatives in the House could be a firewall against a bipartisan deal.
Sunday, September 02, 2012
Occupy Wall Street says it will protest at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C., next week as a run-up to mass demonstrations planned for its Sept. 17 anniversary.
Wednesday, July 25, 2012
State officials begin their defense of the new voter identification law in court Wednesday. Residents suing to overturn it say it creates unlawful barriers to voting. In a court filing, the state said it has never investigated claims of in-person voter fraud and so won't argue that such fraud has occurred in the past.
Tuesday, July 17, 2012
Florida's pact with federal officials clears a path for other states, including some in key battlegrounds, to verify voters' citizenship using a database known as SAVE, or Systematic Alien Verification for Entitlements.
Tuesday, June 26, 2012
Although the U.S. Supreme Court sustained the most controversial part of Arizona's immigration law, the so-called "show me your papers" provision, some local authorities doubt they can properly enforce it.
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
His communications director insisted that her departure had nothing to do with the Newark, N.J., mayor's controversial comments in which he criticized the Obama campaign for targeting Mitt Romney's experience at Bain Capital. Still, her exit shows how managing the mayor's political message has become a challenge as his star has risen.
Sunday, May 27, 2012
African-American opposition to gay marriage has declined significantly since President Obama's announcement, according to three polls.
Thursday, May 10, 2012
African-Americans, compared with other groups that make up the Democratic political base, have been the most resistant to an expansion of gay rights.
Saturday, March 31, 2012
As Trayvon Martin's parents lead the calls for an arrest in their son's killing, their lawyers have hired a marketing firm, and efforts are under way to establish a nonprofit foundation. Supporters say they want to protect others from injustice.
Thursday, March 29, 2012
Eight years ago, Martin saved his father from a fire. His untimely death never gave Tracy Martin a chance to pay his son back.
Wednesday, March 28, 2012
Tracy Martin is convinced that neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman racially profiled his son. The teen's Feb. 26 shooting has ignited a national discussion of race relations.
Wednesday, March 21, 2012
Trayvon Martin's killing has had an especially chilling effect on black parents who gird their sons with rules designed to protect them from trouble, lest they be viewed with suspicion because of their skin color.
Monday, January 16, 2012
Huntsman's candidacy never resonated with Republican primary voters. In announcing his withdrawal from the race, he says he will support Romney, calling him the "best equipped" to defeat President Obama.
Wednesday, November 30, 2011
Reports of increased hiring and strength in manufacturing along with central banks moving to help ease Europe's financial crisis sent stock markets up sharply Wednesday. Analysts said the economy isn't on the verge of booming, but the risks of a double-dip recession have eased.
Wednesday, November 16, 2011
In a conference call with reporters, SEIU President Mary Kay Henry brushed aside the organization's disappointments with Obama and pledged its full support for the president.
Wednesday, October 19, 2011
As former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney tries to overcome unease about his religion in his bid for the GOP nomination, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has taken out billboards and TV ads in 12 new cities. The ads proclaim "I'm a Mormon" and aim to dispel misconceptions about the church.