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Breakthrough: Private university graduate students can organize

"We expect our relationship with the administration to be much easier; to establish a much more democratic process to determine our work conditions."

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Activists turn Chicago police torture site at Homan Square into Freedom Square

The occupation is one of several national protests currently being led by African-American-led organizations.

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Grassroots activists convene in Pittsburgh

The two hour march was conducted by delegates to the first national People's Convention of the Center for Popular Democracy. 

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Stand With A Pulse: St. Louis Workers’ Education Society DIY benefit concert for Orlando

The event brought four bands and five speakers together for the event which drew a diverse crowd of nearly 100.

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This week in LGBTQ history: Recognizing African-American activist Pauli Murray

The civil rights activist, lawyer, and theologian, and an acknowledged lesbian, will soon lend her name to one of two new residential colleges.

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In the vanguard for gay liberation: The life of Communist organizer Harry Hay

In 1950, Harry Hay, longtime Communist and union activist, founded the Mattachine Society, one of America's first LGBTQ rights organizations.

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“Lynching” conviction of Black Lives Matter leader seen as crushing dissent

A young African American political activist is trembling today at the thought of having to face as many as four years in prison.

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Florida activists confront the dangers of a Donald Trump presidency

In the Sunshine State, left activists faced up to their options in the 2016 elections.

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Samaria Rice appeals for unity at Kent State commemoration

"You are not born with it, you are taught racism; let's look for a cure to racism just as we seek cures to other diseases."

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Latino voters in central Florida mobilize against Trump

"What the campaign hopes to accomplish is voter outreach with Latinos because of the influx due to the Puerto Rican financial crisis: Folks are literally fleeing to the mainland."

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