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Oakland's Trayvon Martin rally: "Keep fighting" for justice

Oakland youth took leadership of the event, spotlighting the effects of the shooting and verdict. They took turns to speak movingly of their reactions to hearing of the death of Martin.

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Dallas rally says “Restore the Fourth”

More than 100 people celebrated the 4th of July here by demanding an end to U.S. government spying on its citizens.

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New Haven creates "jobs pipeline" to fight poverty, unemployment

NEW HAVEN, Conn. - A ribbon-cutting ceremony with Gov. Dannel Malloy and workers who are now employed through the new "jobs pipeline" program, marked the official opening of New Haven Works.

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DuBois Clubs reunion: Memories, battles yet to be fought and won!

Laughter, tears, and vivid memories flowed at the DuBois Clubs reunion as about 100 men and women celebrated the 50th anniversary of the multi-racial, working class, youth organization.

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Texas clergy and students back Walmart strikers

We protested low wages, unattainable benefits, and murderous uncertain working hours.

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Obama's student loan plan: Short-term gains, no solutions

With the economy still "depressed" and student debt at an all-time high, policymakers and students should be discussing reforms to the way interest rates are calculated.

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City Council funds jobs center for Oakland Army Base redevelopment

A major milestone was passed April 16 in the long struggle to win jobs for local workers in redevelopment of the Oakland Army Base.

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Remember Trayvon Martin, with video

One year ago, George Zimmerman shot and killed 17 year-old Trayvon Martin because he thought the young man looked suspicious. And one year later, what happened that night still outrages us.

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Largest ever gathering of undocumented youth held

DREAMers formed the largest-ever gathering of undocumented youth this Nov. 30 to Dec. 2 at the national United We Dream conference in Kansas City, Mo.

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Should kids go to jail for skipping school?

"What is the responsibility of the school? If they have a 50 percent failure rate, it should indicate something is wrong."

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