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Today in civil rights history: James Meredith graduates from Ole Miss

Twice denied admission, he filed suit in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Mississippi, alleging that the university had rejected him only because of his race.

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Black Cat Appreciation Day: the perfect time to adopt

"Black cats are still the least likely to be adopted, and they need people to give them a chance."

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Protest against prosecutor’s charges in year-old Ferguson arrests

The News Guild denounced the St. Louis County prosecutor's criminal charges against the two reporters who were arrested a year ago during the protests against Michael Brown's death. 

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Chris Christie’s tunnel tango

What happened to the money after the New Jersey governor killed a new commuter rail tunnel five years ago?

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Over forty percent of U.S. children live in poverty

Any family that can't pay for its basic expenses is a family living in poverty.

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Dominicans speak out for Dominicans of Haitian descent

The friction between Dominicans and Haitians is rooted in a complicated mutual history, in which the U.S. has been a factor.

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Major moves towards corporate accountability

In two major moves towards corporate accountability to everyone else, states and cities are being urged to disclose total tax subsidies to corporations.

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Indigenous News: tribe to Redsk*ns - “no thanks to dirty money”

The Cheyenne River Sioux Tribal Council voted on Wednesday to refuse all money from the Washington NFL football team.

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Donald Trump: success and excess

Trump has said some stupendously outrageous things in his bid for the 2016 GOP presidential nomination, revealing the attitudes of extremely rich people.

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Bill would restore voting protections in time for 2016 election

The bill, the Voting Rights Advancement Act, would ensure that voting rights are protected in the 2016 presidential election.

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