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Baltimore United for Change takes root

As Freddie Gray lay dying in Maryland Shock Trauma Center, a group of activists was planning to curb police brutality in Baltimore.

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Discrimination against black students rampant in Louisiana school district

One black eighth-grader spent six days in juvenile detention after being arrested for throwing Skittles candy at another student.

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President’s push for trans-Pacific trade deal hard to fathom

Obama's attempt to hammer through a multination "trade" agreement with Pacific Ocean rim nations is hard to understand.

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Cuomo acts to protect exploited nail salon workers

Gov. Cuomo is creating a task force to investigate nail salons around New York, following a report of widespread exploitation.

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Ending racism key to U.S. justice, says Detroit law professor

A failing criminal justice system proves that we are not living in a "post-racial" era.

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People's World hosts “ceremony for activists” in Missouri

A diverse crowd of 120 union, community, peace, and faith leaders joined together at the CWA Local 6300 union hall.

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Baltimore prosecutor brings murder, manslaughter charges against six police

The officers are charged with second-degree murder, manslaughter, and assault.

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Pentagon commemoration of Vietnam War far from complete

The Pentagon commemoration omits contributions of the peace movement "on the home front" that helped bring an end to the war.

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Bernie Sanders makes it official: he’s running for president

Bernie Sanders announced on the steps of the U.S. Capitol yesterday that he was running for the Democratic Party's nomination for the presidency.

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Media coverage of Baltimore youth misses the mark completely

People know what they see and hear; the protests will continue and grow until justice is served and the people are listened to.

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