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Decades later, Mississippi is still burning

In 1964, the brutal slayings of three civil rights workers rocked the country. Their deaths cast a spotlight on horrifice violence and injustice.

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LGBTQ-Latino leader, Carlos Guillermo Smith, fights for Florida’s future

"This tragedy has impacted the central Florida LGBTQ community so much. It's got to be part of the conversation in the election cycle."

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Supreme Court in a split non-decision leaves millions in Limbo

"Today's ruling is a setback for a more humane and rational enforcement of our immigration laws."

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Native Americans defy Andrew Jackson Day Dinner

Tennessee Democrats may wish to reconsider their decision to commemorate one of the perpetrators of genocide against Native Americans.

Today in history: Juneteenth celebrates 1865 freedom for slaves

This still popularly observed African American celebration honors the day when slaves in Texas heard they had been freed.

Sanders: Main job now is to defeat Trump

"We do not need a candidate who has bigotry as the cornerstone of his campaign," he said in an online address streamed across the nation.

Veterans’ health care in crosshairs of privatization forces

A blue-ribbon commission is set to recommend that private health companies take over from the federally-run VA. Yet no one has asked veterans what they think.

AFL-CIO endorses Hillary Clinton for President

"Hillary Clinton has proven herself as a champion of the labor movement and we will be the driving force to elect her President of the United States."

Asylum looking unlikely for undocumented family from Colombia

This mini-documentary from the People's World shows how one family's hopes for finding permanent refuge in the United States may be in jeopardy.

Elizabeth Warren: Some on Wall Street should be in handcuffs

Stiff fines of millions of dollars will not change the financial fraud that produced the Great Recession, Senator Elizabeth Warren said.