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Climate activists converge in Midwest on global day of action

The event, one of hundreds held across the world, was held in Whiting, within sight of a BP oil refinery where workers struck over safety concerns last year.

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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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Climate march in Northern California demands environmental justice

"The climate crisis affects more than California, and the actions we take today will determine the world our children and grandchildren will live in tomorrow."

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Demanding action on police crimes, Chicagoans push for civilian control

The marchers carried placards with the names and faces of the most recent victims of police brutality as family members marched at the front.

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Today in history: Mass arrests in 2004 Republican National Convention crackdown

Protest activity against the convention and Bush's re-nomination included a broad range of marches, rallies, performances, demonstrations, exhibits, and acts of civil disobedience.

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Activist group wins improvements in “Call-A-Ride”

The Coalition for Truth in Independence held a press conference to highlight recent successes around the "Ride with Respect Campaign."

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Chicagoans rally for an end to racist violence

After reading the names and short biographies of the slain, the mournful airs gave way to determination as the emcees brought forth speakers from the crowd.

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Connecticut legislators - Whose side are they on?

Will thousands of kids be denied medical care, youth programs and adequate schools, or will corporate tax-dodgers be forced to pay their taxes?

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The fight for affordable housing rages in New York

The rent stabilization program was allowed to expire and over 1 million households are now at risk of being priced out when their leases go up for renewal.

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In Charleston, a city comes together in wake of racist killings

Twenty thousand people came together on a bridge in Charleston, marching in the name of love and unity against racist violence that took the lives of nine people in a historic black church. .

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