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Guthrie still lives in Minnesota

Many grow up learning to sing "This Land Is Your Land," but you likely didn't learn the little-known verses with Guthrie's critique of inequality.

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In Florida, support for freedom for Puerto Rican political prisoner

The Orlando chapter of the National Boricua Human Rights Network will focus on building support for freedom for political prisoner Oscar Lopez Rivera, who has spent 31 years in federal institutions.

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Appeal issued for two held in isolation for 40 years

April 17 will mark 40 years that Albert Woodfox and Herman Wallace have been held in isolation at The Louisiana State Penitentiary in Angola, La. 

April 17 will mark 40 years that Albert Woodfox and Herman Wallace have been held in isolation at The Louisiana State Penitentiary in Angola, La. 

Amnesty International just sent out an urgent appeal demanding justice for Albert Woodfox and Herman Wallace, who remain behind bars at The Louisiana State Penitentiary (LSP) in Angola, La.

April 17 will mark 40 years that these men have been held in isolation

 

Amnesty International just sent out an urgent appeal demanding justice for Albert Woodfox and Herman Wallace, who remain behind bars at The Louisiana State Penitentiary (LSP) in Angola, La.

April 17 will mark 40 years that these men have been held in isolation

Amnesty International just sent out an urgent appeal demanding justice for Albert Woodfox and Herman Wallace, who remain behind bars at The Louisiana State Penitentiary (LSP) in Angola, La.

April 17 will mark 40 years that these men have been held in isolation

Amnesty International just sent out an urgent appeal demanding justice for Albert Woodfox and Herman Wallace, who remain behind bars at The Louisiana State Penitentiary (LSP) in Angola, La.

April 17 will mark 40 years that these men have been held in isolation 

 

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Evoking Dr. King, Chicago janitors cry out for respect

They lined the cavernous streets of the financial district here, waving flags and holding signs saying, "I AM A MAN, I AM A WOMAN, I AM A JANITOR."

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Bread and Roses in 1912, Hyatt and Hotels in 2012

When it comes to oppression of women it sometimes seems like "the more things change, the more they stay the same."

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Today is 75th anniversary of Rep. Barbara Jordan's birth (with video)

The daughter of a minister and domestic worker, Barbara Jordan was the first black woman elected to the Texas Senate and the first black woman elected to the U.S. Congress from the deep South.

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Henry Winston centennial celebration to be held in New York

A national and international campaign won her release and acquittal. Winston played a key role in the campaign.

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Big changes in the Catholic liturgy

Catholics and around the English-speaking world used for the first time the new version of its most standard Mass Nov. 27.

Occupy Memphis rallies for Zuccotti

In response to the unprovoked attack by the NYPD on peaceful protesters and the liquidation of the OWS encampment at Zuccotti Park, Occupy Memphis called an emergency General Assembly.

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Day of the Dead video

Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) is observed November 1 -2 in many Mexican communities in the U.S.

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