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Despite police violence Ferguson community continues peaceful protests

The numbers of community members, Black and white, who attended far outnumbered any who had engaged in looting the night before.

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Tulsa park commemorates 1921 race riot

Travelers should consider going to Tulsa's John Hope Franklin Reconcilliation Park. The park commemorates the biggest race riot and massacre of American history.

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Remembering Eric Garner, African American father of six

Those who knew Garner personally explained that the contact with police was in response to a fight that broke out where Garner intervened as the peacemaker. 

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Voter suppression: NAACP strategizes to turn out vote in 2014

As the 2014 midterm elections quickly approach, the battle against voter suppression is still being waged.

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U.S. policy driving the children north

The poverty and suffering of Guatemalans, and especially indigenous Guatemalans, is rooted in long term U.S. policy in the region.

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U.S. trade policy linked to crisis at the border

The mass migration of children from Central America has been at the center of a political firestorm over the past few weeks.

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Federal judge hears how NC law limits voting statewide

"My forefathers didn't have the opportunity to register or vote," said Rosanell Eaton. "It is my intention to help people reach that point when they could do something."

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Patent Office cancels Washington’s disparaging trademark

The group argued that the Redskins should lose their federal trademark protection based on a law that prohibits registered disparaging names.

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Today in labor history: Cherokee Nation begins Trail of Tears

It is estimated  that nearly one third - ten to 30 percent - died in the course of U.S. government's ethnic cleansing.

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Obama rebuffs militarists in speech full of contradictions

Obama emphasized working through international bodies, however he placed NATO, a U.S./Western Europe Cold War holdover, first on his list, before the United Nations.

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