Issues of interest to a lot of African-Americans are missing from the presidential campaign agenda, causing some activists to fear a lower voter turnout this November. And that doesn't bode well for John Kerry.
Though a Pentagon probe is underway and a leading defense industry insider has left a powerful advisory board, spending watchdogs say Congress needs to investigate wartime profiteering by defense firms.
The freedom riders ride again, fighting racism and working to improve the lives of immigrant workers. And just like the rides of the '60s, <a href="http://www.wiretapmag.org/story.html?StoryID=16829">students play a huge role</a> in the effort.