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Protest against prosecutor’s charges in year-old Ferguson arrests

The News Guild denounced the St. Louis County prosecutor's criminal charges against the two reporters who were arrested a year ago during the protests against Michael Brown's death. 

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A year later, some change in Ferguson but none whatsoever at Fox News

Fox News coverage of this week's events failed to place anything in context and amounted to a full-fledged attempt to stoke the flames of racism and violence.

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Today in history: The Watts Uprising breaks out 50 years ago in Los Angeles

Widespread protest, spurred on by destitute residents of Watts who were embittered after years of economic oppression and political isolation, eventually ranged over a 50-square-mile area.

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“Black Lives Matter” dealing with police abuse that is anything but new

"When I lived in Delaware and Maryland in the 1960s, societal racism was ugly and obvious to all who had eyes to see."

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60,000 call for justice for Tamir Rice

"We're here eight months later and there's still no justice," Tamir's cousin and the committee's coordinator told a rally and press conference before entering with a delegation to deliver the petitions.

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Sandra Bland's jailers spinning autopsy results

The trooper plainly didn't like Bland's forthright defense of her civil rights; in Texas, you can be prosecuted for resisting arrest even if the actual arrest was illegal.

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Justice for Tamir Rice dealt legal blow ahead of civil rights conference

An Ohio appeals court declined to force the arrest of the Cleveland police officers involved in the murder of 12-year old Tamir Rice.

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Dead at 28, Sandra Bland's Texas dream turned nightmare

According to federal statistics, an African-American driver is 31 percent more likely to be pulled over for a traffic citation.

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Angela Davis speaks on violence in America at St. Louis meeting

St. Louis area residents gathered for the Violence in America: Exposure through Truth Telling presentation keynoted by Angela Davis.

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Freedom fighting: also a Southern tradition

Many white people in the South held no one in captivity. Lies and false fear, not ideals, were used to convince them to vote for leaving the Union.

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