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Civil rights groups fight potential Trump-inspired terrorism at the polls

Attempting to prevent Trump-inspired vigilante actions, the groups are calling for monitors to oversee balloting across the U.S.

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Justice Department issues scathing report: Baltimore police routinely violate rights

The report fully agrees with what Baltimore residents claim to have endured for years: the racial targeting by an out-of-control police department .

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“Your voice is your vote”: DNC Black Caucus defends Black Lives Matter, Voting Rights Act

Healthcare, unemployment, student loans, and affordable housing affect communities of color. "We can't afford to sit it out. "

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Racist murders continue in Mississippi

Although the State of Mississippi now officially honors Civil Rights leaders killed in the state, the killings continue.

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Decades later, Mississippi is still burning

In 1964, the brutal slayings of three civil rights workers rocked the country. Their deaths cast a spotlight on horrifice violence and injustice.

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Carrying on Muhammad Ali's fight for justice

Ali's outspokenness and activism made him a beacon for African Americans everywhere.

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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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Two of Virginia's Congressional districts get re-drawn over GOP objections

Judges re-drew Southern Va.'s 3rd and 4th Congressional districts; GOP lawmakers had concentrated the region's African-American voters into a single district.

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NYU forum explores role of communists in Civil Rights Movement

A public forum was held to uncover the buried history of communists' role in the Civil Rights Movement of the '50s and '60s

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North Carolina discrimination law shows limits of corporate conscience

"The legislation hastily enacted is deplorable and discriminatory, and it runs counter to everything we stand for."

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