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“Unapologetic:” the Chicago Six in criminal court

Six undocumented students known as the Chicago Six returned to court after having been arrested during a protest against U.S. immigration policy.


Anonymous: A glimpse behind the masks

n a new video released by politically active hacking collective Anonymous, the group has declared war on the U.S. government.


Christian nationalists recruiting “child evangelists” in public schools

Stewart presented the results of a study exposing a nationwide effort to turn public schools into a base for indoctrinating children in fundamentalism.


Tucson bans Mexican-American studies, students walk out

On Monday, after the Tucson, Ariz. school district banned its acclaimed Mexican-American studies program, hundreds of high school students throughout the city walked out of their schools in protest.


State of the Union address, DREAM Act Undocumented youth respond

In his State of the Union address, the president described the challenges faced by undocumented youth: many of them are already responding favorably: "I'm a DREAMer and I believe myself to be an American. I have hope."


Conn. vigil remembers slain youth

Young people organized a candlelight vigil to remember the 34 people who were killed in 2011, and to highlight the link between joblessness and violence.


Teen atheist wins lawsuit vs. school, religious banner

After a protest led by a young atheist, a federal judge has ordered the removal of an inappropriate prayer banner from a high school auditorium in Rhode Island.


French Quarter curfew targets Black youth, critics charge

Due to a new law passed in New Orleans, in the French Quarter children 16 and younger must obey an 8 p.m. weekend curfew, replacing a previous curfew of 11 p.m.


Undocumented and unafraid: the Chicago Six on trial

Six undocumented youth appeared in Chicago's Circuit Court yesterday: They are the first-ever undocumented immigrants in Illinois to be put on trial for protesting immigration policy.


White House announces youth summer jobs program

With nearly half of all young people between the ages of 16 and 24 unemployed, the White House today announced the $1.5 billion initiative.

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