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Calls grow for investigation into Chicago's Homan Sq. 'Gestapo tactics'

Danny Davis and Richard Boykin join a chorus of voices demanding justice over the "CIA or Gestapo tactics" discovered at Homan Square.

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St. Louis Workers Ed Society: a mix of Motown and activism

What do you get when you mix Motown music and activism? 

Answer: The St. Louis Workers' Education Society.

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Remembering women's history: Lucy Parsons died

Lucy Ella Gonzales Parsons, a working-class leader and spouse of one of the Haymarket martyrs, died March 7, 1942 in Chicago.

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“Let us breathe and grow”: 41st African American History celebrations

The 41st Annual People's World African American History Month Celebrations will take place in Hartford and New Haven, Conn.

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Florida lawmaker backing raise-the-wage ballot initiative

"A full-time minimum wage worker earns only $15,080 a year, making it nearly impossible to support a family and save for the future."

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California labor: "There are no jobs on a dead planet"

The largest march against fracking in U.S. history included labor, indigenous rights, climate activists and many other groups.

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Today in African-American history: Fifteenth amendment ratified

The Fifteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution prohibits denying citizens the right to vote based on their "race, color, or previous condition of servitude."

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SOA Watch protest links immigration with foreign policy

Pinochet's army in Chile, generals who fueled El Salvador's civil war and murderous paramilitaries in Colombia's drug war have all been trained at the SOA.

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Black Friday Walmart strikes biggest ever (with video)

Walmart employees' fight for justice and an end to retaliation reached a new level on Friday, with an estimated 1,600 actions and strikes.

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Street theatre a part of Ferguson area protests this week

The crowd was greeted by colorful signs and banners announcing the arrival and one-day performance of what demonstrators called the "Injustice Freak Show."

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