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Lawyers Guild rapidly expands legal support capacity in Ferguson

The National Lawyers Guild, the nation's first racially integrated bar association, is providing several forms of legal support to protesters in Ferguson and nationwide.

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Peoples Center receives award from Black and Hispanic Caucus

Just two weeks before election day, Anthony's Ocean View Restaurant was packed for the third annual New Haven Board of Alders Black and Hispanic Caucus Gala.

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Activists shut down malls on Black Friday as Ferguson protests intensify

Demonstrators successfully shut down the Galleria for about an hour, not only for Mike Brown but also in solidarity with striking Walmart workers.

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Man fights for justice inside Alabama prison

A young man named Melvin Ray, incarcerated in Alabama's St. Clair Correctional Facility, began developing and sharing a plan for resistance to mass incarceration.

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St. Louis protesters demand justice for VonDerrit Meyers

Some 100 protesters congregated on Shaw Ave. here near the spot where 18-year-old VonDerrit Myers was killed by off-duty police officer Jason Flanery.

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Some say “too late,” others see hope in Ferguson Commission

While some in the community here see the formation of a 16-member Ferguson Commission as "too little, too late" others see it as cause for some hope.

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Ferguson organizers hold training for peaceful protests

Organizers of protests planned in Ferguson are determined to see that it's peaceful. They will train people to ensure it stays that way.

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Southern town government refuses to remove Confederate flag

A local museum's request to remove a Confederate flag was rejected by the City Council in a poor, struggling former textile town.

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Activists plan for Ferguson protests after grand jury decision

A St. Louis-based coalition of community, faith-based, and labor organizations proposed "rules of engagement" to safeguard residents and their right to protest.

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Ferguson causes a nation to re-examine police violence and brutality

These issues have turned Ferguson into the epicenter of a people's earthquake with the potential to shake our national understanding of race and racist repression.

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