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Civil disobedience actions demand an end to deportations

Immigrant rights activists blocked traffic on Main Street in front of the Hartford immigration office Monday.

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Humanists stress urgency of fighting racism, ending wars

The four-day conference featured panels, film screenings, lectures, luncheons and dinners, and informational talks.

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Decades later, Mississippi is still burning

In 1964, the brutal slayings of three civil rights workers rocked the country. Their deaths cast a spotlight on horrifice violence and injustice.

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Supreme Court in a split non-decision leaves millions in Limbo

"Today's ruling is a setback for a more humane and rational enforcement of our immigration laws."

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Turning to hope: A weekend of healing and unity in Orlando

This weekend was filled with events and commemorations all aimed at healing the damage wrought by a lone gunman at the Pulse nightclub.

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Anxious Orlando Muslim community focused on healing

"Our main concern was and still is the victims and their families and how to provide necessary services that they need."

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Grief and restoration: Finding the path to justice in Orlando

Chris Stephenson, a leader in Orlando's LGBTQ community, says there's "a new hum of collaboration," but it's going to take work to keep that spirit going.

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Today in history: Juneteenth celebrates 1865 freedom for slaves

This still popularly observed African American celebration honors the day when slaves in Texas heard they had been freed.

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Veterans’ health care in crosshairs of privatization forces

A blue-ribbon commission is set to recommend that private health companies take over from the federally-run VA. Yet no one has asked veterans what they think.

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AFL-CIO endorses Hillary Clinton for President

"Hillary Clinton has proven herself as a champion of the labor movement and we will be the driving force to elect her President of the United States."

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