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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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Demonstrators demand justice for Jordan Davis

A week of action is taking place here all this week demanding Dunn be retried. Yesterday people wore black ribbons in remembrance of Jordan Davis.

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Moral Mondays expanded in North Carolina

On Feb. 8, the Moral Monday movement, which showed massive momentum in 2013, will return with its biggest event yet, the Moral March on Raleigh.

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Social Security supporters form human chains in 45 cities

Social Security advocates formed human chains in at least 45 cities from coast to coast yesterday to protest the "chained CPI."

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Chicagoans organize to keep health clinics open

Patient advocate N'Dana Carter chaired the conference. She reminded everyone that the clinic was reopened under the influence of a community protest.

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Thousands demand that the rich pay their share

Thousands are taking to the streets to kick off a nationwide campaign to stop corporations and the super wealthy from gaming the tax system at the expense of the vast majority.

Christians diverge in Holy Week observances

"The richest nation the world had ever known is disgraced by our levels of poverty, official executions, prison populations, and joblessness."

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New York show of solidarity with Egypt

 Several thousand people - Egyptians, Egyptian Americans and other New Yorkers - showed up here Jan. 29  in solidarity with the pro-democracy movement in Egypt.

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One Nation boosts progressive links in Texas

Several North Texas progressive organizations converged to increase their connections during the lead-up to October 2.