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Coming out for equality in Memphis

"This very ground was built on the struggle for equality and equal rights."

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NFL players make strong defense of LGBT equality

Many athletes have publicly stated their support for having LGBT players as their teammates, and some have supported marriage equality efforts.

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13,000 jam Navy Pier to gain legal status

On Aug. 15, Navy Pier here transformed into New York's Ellis Island - instead of seeing the Statue of Liberty welcome them, it was the Chicago skyline.

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Plan to help minority males unveiled

A state Assembly committee has put together a comprehensive picture of the challenges faced by these young people.

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Today in labor history: First woman joins the Marines

The first to do so was Opha Mae Johnson.

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New Haven resident card inspires hope

The idea for the card came from the practical needs and stresses of the immigrant community.

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New Haven Rising is launched

The cafeteria at Career High School was overflowing with neighbors of all ages from all parts of New Haven, Black, Latino, and White greeting each other with excitement.

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Political heavyweights join battle vs. Minnesota voter ID law

The campaign to oppose voter photo ID represented all three of Minnesota's major political parties.

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Chick-fil-A is trying to feed us homophobia

Chick-fil-A has maintained a sharp anti-gay stance, feeding millions of dollars into organizations that oppose same-sex marriage.

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American dream: Florida voters defend rights

Florida has been in the eye of many natural storms. The Sunshine State is now in the eye of a man-made voter suppression storm.

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