August

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A march for jobs and justice to MLK monument

The Reverend Al Sharpton's National Action Network, the NAACP and others have called for a march for 'Jobs and Justice' in DC August 27th.

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Hurricane forecast moves closer to home for millions

Republican Gov. Chris Christie, notorious for his insistence that the federal government stay out of New Jersey, is already demanding federal aid.

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Working class issues highlighted in Kentucky governor’s race

The latest polls for the Kentucky gubernatorial election show a lead for the Democrat, with 52 percent of likely voters leaning towards him.

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Black scientists face discrimination in health funding

Black, Latino and Asian scientists face discrimination in research grants awarded by the National Institutes of Health.

Smiley and West's Poverty Tour: A call for unconditional brotherhood

Tavis Smiley and Cornel West brought the last stop of their "Poverty Tour: A Call to Conscience" to Memphis, Tennessee. The location was chosen in recognition of Martin Luther King, Jr.'s support for sanitation workers and as the site of the National Civil Rights Museum.

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New federal immigration policy a step forward, supporters say

Last week the Obama administration announced it would suspend deportation proceeding against thousands of undocumented immigrants that pose no serious threat to national security or public safety.

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Ohio rallies for union rights, voter rights

Thousands rallied in Columbus and hundreds in Cleveland Saturday to support efforts to repeal laws suppressing trade union and voting rights enacted by the extremist Republican administration of Gov. John Kasich.

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West Memphis Three freed, but they still seek justice

In 1994, three young men in West Memphis, Ark. were wrongfully tried and convicted of the 1993 murder of three boys. Last week the trio were set free.

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Campaign to solve housing crisis and create one million jobs

The New Bottom Line campaign turned up the heat on the big banks responsible for billions of dollars in mortgage fraud.

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Rally tells Sen. Feinstein: Fight for Social Security

They came from all over northern California - by bus, by train, by carpool - to deliver a powerful message to Senator Dianne Feinstein: Stand up and be a champion for Social Security!

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