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On the other side of Ferguson, a different kind of protest

Pulling together, volunteering and pitching in when city leaders seemed unable or unwilling to - just added to the unity building during a time of profound crisis.

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Coalition tells president racial injustice underlies Michael Brown killing

Michael Brown is only the latest in a long list of black men and boys who have died under eerily similar circumstances.

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Thousands protest police violence in Staten Island

The marchers, from all five New York City boroughs, called for reforms in the process of disciplining police officers who use unlawful force, and in police officer training.

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Community and labor stand together in peaceful cry for justice for Eric Garner

"The people in this crowd should have this amazing view: It's a sea of people of every culture and heritage coming together for change."

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New generation finds its voice and power in Ferguson, Mo.

Each had attended multiple demonstrations and strategizing meetings, protected protesters and property from police violence or acts of looting and led marches up and down the street.

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Journalists under police attack in Ferguson protests

President Obama, at a press conference today, said "there is no excuse for police to use excessive force against peaceful protesters or to throw protesters into jail."

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Despite police violence Ferguson community continues peaceful protests

The numbers of community members, Black and white, who attended far outnumbered any who had engaged in looting the night before.

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Remembering Eric Garner, African American father of six

Those who knew Garner personally explained that the contact with police was in response to a fight that broke out where Garner intervened as the peacemaker. 

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Voter suppression: NAACP strategizes to turn out vote in 2014

As the 2014 midterm elections quickly approach, the battle against voter suppression is still being waged.

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Federal judge hears how NC law limits voting statewide

"My forefathers didn't have the opportunity to register or vote," said Rosanell Eaton. "It is my intention to help people reach that point when they could do something."

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