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“Unapologetic:” the Chicago Six in criminal court

Six undocumented students known as the Chicago Six returned to court after having been arrested during a protest against U.S. immigration policy.

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Public workers leader calls for united action to save union, civil rights

"You gave voice to what I have been feeling for so long," exclaimed several participants in response to a speech by Raglan George.

Republican Party: back to the future

Will pandering to bigots and religious extremists be enough to save the Romney campaign?

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New York police charged with spying, dirty tricks against Al Sharpton

The spying charge dates back to protests triggered by the "not guilty" verdicts for three cops tried for the murder of Sean Bell.

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Gay marriage passes Jersey senate, becomes law in Washington state

New Jersey's Senate passed a bill approving the legalization of gay marriage by a vote of 24-16

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Massive reenactment of 1965 Selma march will focus on today’s battles

Unions are joining with civil rights and community partners in a massive re-enactment of the historic 1965 Alabama civil rights march.

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Civil rights and labor leaders develop strategy to repeal anti-immigrant law

Alabama's anti-immigrant law, HB 56, has threatened people of color regardless of their legal status, and continues to damage the state's economy and reputation.

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Texans will fight voter suppression

"We are in a new era, a new situation, which none of us have ever seen before."

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Justice Department investigating over 100 voting rights violations

Eric Holder said the Department of Justice has opened up over 100 investigations into possible voting rights violations across the country.

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Nation's largest annual LGBT rights gathering to meet in Baltimore

LGBT activists and allies will come together and develop strategies for this crucial election year, and determine how to build support and political power.

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