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Pastors for Peace, Cuban activists talk renewable energy, LGBT Pride

America must finally and fully overcome its antipathy toward living in peaceful coexistence with a neighboring state with a different political system than ours.

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After police shootings, Chicagoans demand accountability

A broad coalition of community groups has proposed a solution for reforming Chicago's police department. 

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Central Florida community rejects Trump

On March 5, Donald Trump continued his increasingly vulgar campaign  with a stop at the University of Central Florida's CFE Arena.

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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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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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Protestors stand their ground against racism and ignorance

The pro-Darren Wilson folks were screaming rage-soaked insults, but the protestors stoically chanted back in unison.

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Connecticut celebrates Day of Dignity and Respect.

The events organized by the Connecticut Immigration Reform Alliance, featured 180 giant portraits of immigrants and supporters. The photos were placed on exhibit in Danbury, Hartford, New Haven and Stamford.

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City Council funds jobs center for Oakland Army Base redevelopment

A major milestone was passed April 16 in the long struggle to win jobs for local workers in redevelopment of the Oakland Army Base.

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City Council OKs community benefits for Oakland Army Base project

A new chapter opened in the long saga of efforts to redevelop the former Oakland Army Base, as the City Council approved guiding principles.

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Obama discusses elections with student journalists

Today's young people, the so-called "Lost Generation," is going to be just fine, says President Barack Obama-but only if the progressive reforms made in the past two years are defended from the Republicans-and expanded upon.

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