August

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March on Washington volunteer recalls Bayard Rustin, tears

Everyone knows about Dr. King's magnificent speech but I feel it is important that Rustin's role and influence has recently been recognized and written about.

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Building a racial justice movement

This week, the nation will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom with events in Washington, D.C., and many other cities.

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Bar Association condemns “panic” defense in LGBTQ murders

It's a major step forward that the American Bar Association has now officially condemned "panic" defenses used to justify anti-gay hate crimes.

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Reader voices: Stop attacks on Fourth Amendment

The times, they are a-changin, singer Bob Dylan wrote in 1964. Fast-forward to our present day and the times are still changing, only not in our favor.

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A salute to Fidel Castro on his 87th birthday

It is very hard to think of a more important world leader than Fidel.

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Does inequality have a silver lining?

An insider is spilling the beans on the great unsaid in charitable circles: You can't ignore inequality and hope to fix an unequal world.

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Hear them - the unemployed

Unemployment, joblessness, and the devastation they bring to every worker everywhere is endemic to capitalism.