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Connecticut legislators - Whose side are they on?

Will thousands of kids be denied medical care, youth programs and adequate schools, or will corporate tax-dodgers be forced to pay their taxes?


In Charleston, a city comes together in wake of racist killings

Twenty thousand people came together on a bridge in Charleston, marching in the name of love and unity against racist violence that took the lives of nine people in a historic black church. .


S. Carolina leaders call for removing Confederate flag from statehouse grounds

The Confederate flag features prominently in photos of the white youth arrested and charged with the murders.


Roanoke rally for voting rights planned for June 25

Attendees will rally to defend the right to vote and to support a restoration of the Voting Rights Act.


Suit alleges U.S. violates rights of immigrant detainees

Immigrants cannot be "punished," except by a court via due process of law.


House votes to stand with workers on trade

"The voices of everyone working to ensure future trade deals safeguard workers and the environment have been heard."


Today in history: Loving Day celebrates end of interracial marriage ban

How perfect that Loving Day refers to Richard and Mildred Loving, the couple in the Supreme Court case.


Partisan ruling by Appeals Court blocks Obama immigration program

Immigrants' rights activists and their supporters, more organized and united than ever, vow not to be intimidated and to fight on.


Today in history: LGBT Pride Month!

Patrons at the Stonewall Inn, being subjected to routine anti-homosexual harassment, fought back in an incident considered to be the birth of the gay rights movement.


Today in history: Maya Angelou passes one year ago

The multi-talented, much beloved Maya Angelou died one year ago today at her home in Winston-Salem, N.C.

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