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NAACP's Jealous keynotes National Lesbian and Gay Rights Task Force convention

Over 3,000 mostly young activists representing a rainbow of sexual orientation and ethnicities crowded into the Baltimore Hilton Hotel January 26-29 to learn ways to win LGBT rights.

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Freedom is a constant struggle: Birmingham's MLK march (with video)

Birmingham honors the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. (video)

Panel sees progress on holding corporate execs accountable

The "say-on-pay" movement, holding corporate executives financially accountable for their risky decisions, is making progress.

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Marriage equality activists win victory for all families

At the Dec. 12 meeting of the Orlando City Commission, leaders voted unanimously to pass a Domestic Partner Registry.

One-third of nation in poverty or “near poverty”

A startling new study by the Census Bureau reveals that one in three Americans - 100 million people - live in poverty or near poverty.

Two thirds of HIV victims in U.S. are untreated

Only about a third of those in the U.S. with HIV are getting treated says the Centers for Disease Control.

Communist Party's National Committee convenes just blocks from Occupy Wall Street

Leaders of the Communist  Party, USA, opened a full session of their recently-elected National Committee in New York  in a celebratory mood on Saturday.

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Veterans say: We are part of the 99 percent

Veterans are observing Veterans Day by joining the "99 percent" in Occupy Wall Street and denouncing deadly wars fought to enrich the wealthy.

Thousands of women in North Carolina victims of sterilization

Over 7,600 women in the state of North Carolina alone were victims of forced sterilization according to recent news reports.

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Immigrant youth sit-in at ICE

Five undocumented immigrant youth staged a sit-in at the Immigration and Customs Enforcement prosecutor's office in Los Angeles, Oct. 18

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