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Youth march and tribute to Craig Gauthier mark African American History month

The youth understand that if society were free from racism and division, all youth in Connecticut and elsewhere could become strong leaders today.

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The forgotten rebellion of the Black Seminole Nation

Many Native American Nations formed partnerships and deep relationships with African slaves. Both groups fought for freedom and the right to exist in peace, away from the colonizing forces.

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Pete Seeger's green activism in New York and New Jersey

Seeger did much for New Jersey, taking a stand against ocean dumping . And he thought that a graceful boat would draw people to their forgotten riverfronts and imagine a different future for the Hudson River

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Life of Russell Means to be honored in Denver

On Nov. 7-10, Russell's family and supporters will host "Mitakuye Oyasin  - Celebrating the Life and Legacy of Russell Means," with programs and panels to honor the huge contributions he made to both the Indian and non-Indian world.

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Today in labor history: Great Hawaiian Dock Strike

Today in labor history in 1949 the Great Hawaiian Dock Strike, a six-month struggle to win wage parity with mainland dock workers, ends in victory.

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John Conyers hailed as 50-year warrior for the people

If ever someone merited a tribute, Congressman John Conyers Jr., the dean of the Congressional Black Caucus and second longest serving member in the history of the House, certainly fits the bill.

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Visit to giant's gravesite: Vito Marcantonio

Vito Marcantonio has been virtually erased from the study of the progressive movement of the 1930s and 40sand this has dealt a severe blow to the movement.

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Juneteenth: Recognizing neighborhood heroes and heroines

The community gathered to celebrate Juneteenth and to honor more than a dozen people from the neighborhood whose everyday activities make all the difference.

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Supreme Court guts Voting Rights Act

The Supreme Court today gutted the landmark Voting Rights Act of 1965 by a 5-to-4 decision. Before the ink even dried on today's landmark ruling its implications quickly became stunningly clear.

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Huge crowd pledges to fight for MLK's 'Dream'

Fifty years after Dr. King first gave his "I Have a Dream Speech" to 100,000 in this city, a diverse sea of people again flooded a two-mile stretch of Woodward Ave, Detroit's main thoroughfare.

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