July

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Female prisoners in Calif. found to be the victims of coerced sterilizations

From at least 1997-2010, nearly 150 women were found to be sterilized while in prison,.

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Texans stand with women

In Dallas 200 Texans attended a "Stand with Texas Women" rally and press conference in front of City Hall. The night before, some 1,100 attended a rally there.

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White House warns GOP on immigration reform

The White House warned Republican lawmakers not to block a comprehensive immigration reform bill just to appease "far-right" conservatives.

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Juneteenth: Recognizing neighborhood heroes and heroines

The community gathered to celebrate Juneteenth and to honor more than a dozen people from the neighborhood whose everyday activities make all the difference.

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California prisoners begin hunger strike

Thousands of inmates July 8 renewed a hunger strike begun in 2011 to protest prison practices they say amount to torture.

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“Dreamers” descend upon House to demand immigration reform

Six years ago, Evelyn Rivera saw her mother hauled away to jail and deported before her very eyes. This week, she marched on Washington to get her mother back.

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What next for immigration reform legislation?

What is clear is that the immigrant rights movement is facing the fight of its life.

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Ohioans “chain” Cleveland Public Square to protest Social Security cuts

The 150 participants came from Toledo, Canton, Akron, Columbus, Ashtabula, and even Pittsburgh, as well as Cleveland. They were part of at least 45 "human chain" protests around the country.

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Dallas rally says “Restore the Fourth”

More than 100 people celebrated the 4th of July here by demanding an end to U.S. government spying on its citizens.

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St. Louis says "Si Se Puede" for immigration reform

"We all come from somewhere else. Immigrants are a part of the fabric of America."

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