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Dead miners’ families react to coal criminal Blankenship’s 12 month jail sentence

Convicted coal criminal Don Blankenship appeared in federal court for sentencing before U.S. District Judge Irene Berger last Wednesday.

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Minnesota private prison debate raises issues of race, justice

Issues of race, poverty, and justice bubbled to the surface in an emotional hearing in late March.

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Florida beach town says “no” to hate

People in the small Florida town of New Smyrna Beach gathered Sunday, Mar. 13 for "Neighbors Together."

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AME Church founder Richard Allen honored on a new stamp

He was an inspiring figure whose life and work helped shape American history. 

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Mother of 27-year-old Navy vet: Virginia Beach police “executed my baby”

Gina Best said there are no words to describe her devastating grief after her daughter was shot and killed in a hail of bullets.

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Adios Anita! Chicago challenges state’s attorney’s lack of transparency

In the midst of the bureaucratic uproar, citizens are gearing up to vote at the Cook County State's Attorney election on March 15.

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South Carolina voters want to reverse damage by GOP state government

South Carolinians desperately need better paying jobs, more accessible health care and better schools, but Governor Haley is using a $400 million surplus for tax cuts for the wealthy.

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Angela and Fania Davis on the radical work of healing

Angela Davis and her sister Fania Davis were working for social justice before many of today's activists were born.

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Young black activists are in it for the long haul

Featuring a network of young leaders, use of technology, and a focus on system-wide change, the Movement for Black Lives represents a politically important moment in civil rights organizing.

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Students to Gov. Rauner: "Do your damn job"

CSU students, faculty, alumns, and community gathered around the Thompson Center where many state offices are located to protest the state's budget impasse.

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