July

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Zimmerman verdict becomes rallying point for social justice action

"If anything good is to come, this is the time to build a movement," said national NAACP spokesman Eric Wingerter this weekend as his organization gathered for its national convention.

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Texas Senate enacts harsh new anti-abortion laws

The Texas Senate voted 19-11 for harsh anti-abortion measures that include a 20-week ban on abortions, with no exemptions for rape or incest.

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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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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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Netroots Nation 13 stresses building lasting leadership

The importance of helping people find their way to help themselves and create organizations in their own communities was the main theme.

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