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Thousands kick off Selma to Montgomery march

Organizers say that, more than a commemoration, the march this week is a demonstration against modern day attacks.

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Angela Davis headlines tribute for CPUSA’s Henry Winston

Winston was also a political prisoner, unjustly imprisoned in the McCarthy era where he lost his fight due to poor medical care while there.

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Florida's Orange County joins statewide trend to recognize domestic partners

Other areas in Florida with domestic partnership registries include Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties, and the cities of Gainesville, Miami Beach and Key West.

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Black History Month: Happy birthday Nina Simone

Legendary artist and civil rights activist Nina Simone was born 79 years ago today, Feb. 21, in Tryon, North Carolina.

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Gay marriage passes Jersey senate, becomes law in Washington state

New Jersey's Senate passed a bill approving the legalization of gay marriage by a vote of 24-16

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Massive reenactment of 1965 Selma march will focus on today’s battles

Unions are joining with civil rights and community partners in a massive re-enactment of the historic 1965 Alabama civil rights march.

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Group pushes misinformation about payday loan initiative

"Missourians for Equal Credit Opportunity" opposes the ballot initiative so much that it is spreading misinformation in an attempt to intimidate supporters.

Victory for equal marriage in the Evergreen State

Senators approved by a vote of 28 to 21 a bill to legalize same-sex marriage.  Four Republicans joined 24 Democrats in voting yes.

A “conservative solution to inequality,” or, what they really think

If that formulation just slapped you in the face with its open arrogance, Ferguson is just getting started.

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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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