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Chicago parents in 160 neighborhoods join teachers in demanding school resources

In Chicago, the issue of getting the resources kids need is particularly urgent.

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Young black activists are in it for the long haul

Featuring a network of young leaders, use of technology, and a focus on system-wide change, the Movement for Black Lives represents a politically important moment in civil rights organizing.

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Climate Disobedience Center defends oil blockaders -- and so many others

In the face of increasing fossil fuel disasters and legal crackdowns on civil disobedience, the need for this organization and others like it has never been greater.

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Students to Gov. Rauner: "Do your damn job"

CSU students, faculty, alumns, and community gathered around the Thompson Center where many state offices are located to protest the state's budget impasse.

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Black Radical Tradition conference features Dr. Cornel West, other activists

A steering committee including grassroots activists, organizers, educators, scholars, and faith leaders, convened a conference on the Black Radical Tradition.

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Sanders supporters take to the streets, with video

National initiators of the event estimated that 34 cities held grassroots-organized marches and even more speech-watching parties (deemed  "virtual rallies") for Sanders.

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Conn. labor and civil rights groups join together at M. L. King event

Participants came not only to celebrate the life of Dr. King, but also to commit to building a more just and inclusive society.

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Fight continues despite miscarriage of justice in Tamir Rice case

Instead of seeking incriminating evidence, McGinty spent months finding three "experts" who never interviewed the police and could only speculate from afar.

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Tamir Rice's family mourns after non-indictment of police officers

"I don't want my child to have died for nothing and I refuse to let his legacy or his name be ignored."

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In Bay Area, leaders of many faiths condemn Islamophobia

Expressing solidarity with Muslims under attack, he declared, "If any mother has to fear for her child going to school, our community has failed."

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