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Appearing humbled, Emanuel wins second term as Chicago mayor

"We didn't lose today, we tried today; we fought hard for what we believed in; you don't succeed at this or anything else unless you try."


Chicago elections birthing new people’s movement

"Latino, white, black  - all the neighborhoods of the 10th ward - our destiny is tied; we are forged of steel."


Students in D.C. organize at debt's door: USSA LegCon 2015

The membership of the USSA sees student issues as intrinsically tied to economic, racial, and gender justice.


High school students protest gross inequalities in sports programs

Students held signs with startling numbers like "36,000 students of color go to high schools with almost no sports."


Jobs Not Jails campaign wins victory in Oakland

The Alameda County Board of Supervisors decision increases funding for community-based programs helping people when they return home.


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.


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.


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.


“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.


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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