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South Carolina voters want to reverse damage by GOP state government

South Carolinians desperately need better paying jobs, more accessible health care and better schools, but Governor Haley is using a $400 million surplus for tax cuts for the wealthy.

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Angela and Fania Davis on the radical work of healing

Angela Davis and her sister Fania Davis were working for social justice before many of today's activists were born.

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Justice Department’s civil rights complaint against Ferguson could set model for reform

The Department of Justice filed a robust complaint against Ferguson, Missouri, charging the city with violations of federal civil rights statutes.

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Young black activists are in it for the long haul

Featuring a network of young leaders, use of technology, and a focus on system-wide change, the Movement for Black Lives represents a politically important moment in civil rights organizing.

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This week in history: Kickass black feminist Flo Kennedy born

She was a lawyer, activist, civil rights advocate, lecturer, writer and feminist.

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Supreme Court hears Texas plan to replace democracy with oligarchy

Once again, right wingers have come up with a scheme to dilute and diminish the voting power of minorities, and they might get what they want.

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Justice demanded for Mario Woods, victim of San Francisco police

"He was not committing a dangerous act. We're tired of the SFPD killing black people."

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Samaria Rice retains faith that justice will be done for Tamir

"I don't need all this attention, but I feel like I have to do something good with it, I have to turn my anger into something positive."

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Chicago police chief sacked, Mayor Emanuel flees to Paris

It was announced Tuesday, Dec. 1, that Garry McCarthy was officially fired from his position as Chicago's Chief of Police.

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