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St. Louis Workers Ed Society: a mix of Motown and activism

What do you get when you mix Motown music and activism? 

Answer: The St. Louis Workers' Education Society.

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SEIU pledges “people power” to Garcia campaign in Chicago

One of Chicago's most influential labor groups took a stand Sunday in support of the candidacy of Jesus "Chuy" Garcia.

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Former Cuban Five prisoner seeks friendship with U.S.

"Keep the solidarity movement going in the fight to lift the blockade. Please extend our deepest gratitude to all."

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Mine owner could get up to 30 years for West Virginia deaths

"When safety standards are cut, miners die. It's that simple. Let's not get to that point."

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Selma commemoration a testimonial to victory of struggle

"What a glorious task we are given," said Obama. "We know the march is not yet over, the race not yet won. Change depends on what we do."

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Caregiving matters: International Women’s Day in Los Angeles

The global theme of this year's Mar. 7 annual International Women's Day event was "A Living Wage for Mothers and All Caregivers." 

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Remembering Vietnam: landmark protest will be commemorated May 1-2

A march on the 50th anniversary of the first national protest against the Vietnam War will be held over Apr. 29- May 2 in Washington D.C.

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Today in women's history: Social reformer Lillian Wald born in 1867

Founder of the Henry Street Settlement House in Lower Manhattan, Lillian Wald was born March 10, 1867, in Cincinnati to a family of German Jewish professionals.

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Latest GOP challenge to Obamacare reaches Supreme Court

If the court majority rules for the four plaintiffs, over 9 million working Americans could lose access to affordable health insurance.

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Ed Gomes elected as country's first Working Families state legislator

"As the first elected on the Working Families Party, I support the Women's Economic Agenda and the Everybody Benefits Coalition."

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