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Samaria Rice retains faith that justice will be done for Tamir

"I don't need all this attention, but I feel like I have to do something good with it, I have to turn my anger into something positive."

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Chicago police chief sacked, Mayor Emanuel flees to Paris

It was announced Tuesday, Dec. 1, that Garry McCarthy was officially fired from his position as Chicago's Chief of Police.

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Today in history: Rosa Parks takes a stand by sitting down

Rosa Parks risked physical abuse, arrest and jail because she was part of a growing movement of African Americans sick and tired of discrimination and racism.

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Chicago protesters demand Mayor Emanuel's resignation

Leaders in the pursuit of justice say demonstrations will continue: there is such profound distrust and alienation from the police in the neighborhoods most affected.

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Protests in Chicago after release of video in Laquan McDonald's shooting

"If there was no protest that would mean we've become immune to this madness."

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Today in history: Watching the School of the Americas for 25 years

Today, and for the rest of the weekend, School of the Americas Watch (SOA Watch) will gather on its 25th anniversary.

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Indigenous News: treaty rights, logos, Oak Flat, mascots

Change the Mascot says about a dozen schools have dropped Native mascots over the past two years and another 20 are considering a change.

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Today in history: Bicentennial of pioneer feminist Elizabeth Cady Stanton

Elizabeth Cady Stanton was an abolitionist and leading figure of the early women's movement.

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SCOTUS takes on Little Sisters of the Poor challenge to Obamacare

A woman's rights to birth control and proper health coverage from her place of employment are once again coming under fire.

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Treston Davis-Faulkner, rest in power

National Field Director of Jobs With Justice, Davis-Faulkner was a fierce advocate for dignity, justice and self-determination for all people.

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