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Justice for Mario Woods to San Francisco Mayor: Fire police chief

"Fire Chief Suhr!" said activists. "Independent Investigation! And charge these cops with murder!" 

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California State University faculty ready to strike

The California Faculty Association demonstrated in front of the California State University Board of Trustees headquarters.

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Confederate flag taken down at South Carolina Capitol

The state's Senate and House voted to remove the flag; chants of "take it down" eventually morphed into chants of "U.S.A." as the flag was lowered.

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North Carolina NAACP leader released from jail after voting rights protest

"We were planning to stay in jail overnight in defiance against being arrested, unconstitutionally, based on the sound or volume of our voices."

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Today in history: Four students killed at Kent State in Vietnam demo

The Kent State shootings are a long-remembered symbol of government gone amok with its power and fear of its own people.

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Today in history: 50th anniversary of first national march against Vietnam War

On this date in 1965, Washington, D.C. saw the first major demonstration against the Vietnam War.

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St. Louis adds its voice to national protest against police brutality

With their chants bellowing across the streets, passersby were reminded that in 75 days the family of Michael Brown has not received any answers from law enforcement officials.

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Peaceful Ferguson protests could spark new civil rights movement

What is now known as Ferguson October could go down in the history books as the spark that ignited the new civil rights movement.

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National four-day protest set for Oct. 10-13 in Ferguson

A national call has been made to support the struggle for justice for Michael Brown and all young lives that have been cut short by police officers throughout the U.S.

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Youth march and celebration inspires struggle for equality

When Mayor Toni N. Harp declared Feb. 23, 2014 as "Craig Gauthier day in the City of New Haven," the overflow crowd at the Peoples Center burst into cheers.

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