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Amistad Awards inspire unity and struggle

NEW HAVEN, CONN. -- From the opening video and drumming to the remarks of the awardees, songs, youth slide show and finale, an atmosphere of unity and optimism inspired the entire multi-racial audience at the 2013 People's World Amistad Awards, held in the auditorium of Cooperative Arts and Humanities High School.

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Walmart and gun makers, drivers of the right wing

 Walmart, the nation's largest retailer, is also the country's biggest seller of firearms and ammunition.

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CT working families defeat Linda's lies

Connecticut voters smacked down tea party Republican Linda McMahon on Election Day and chose Rep. Chris Murphy to be their new U.S. Senator.

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Black History Month 2012: Remembering Dalzenia Henry

When the judging for the African American History Month High School Arts and Writing Competition takes place this Friday, Dalzenia Henry's legacy will be on our minds.

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Corporations are not people

"Corporations are not people and money is not speech!" and "Get corporate money out of our democracy" was the theme of two demonstrations in Hartford. Conn.

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Connecticut youth lead fight for jobs

Youth groups are focused on linking the problem of youth violence to the lack of job opportunities.

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Youth march calls for jobs and end to violence

The young people, mainly high school students who organized the event, marched in front, holding pictures of the 29 youth in New Haven killed by violence this year.

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New Haven joins Occupy Movement

On October 15th, New Haven joined the Occupy Movement with a kick-off march of 1,000 people on the New Haven Green.

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Online petition shows wide support for jobs bill (with video)

Within hours of its online posting, hundreds had signed the petition, with over a thousand signatures the first day.

Campaign for youth jobs kicks off in New Haven

Over 50 people gathered at the New Haven Peoples' Center for a "Youth Jobs Roundtable" to launch a campaign for good jobs for youth in New Haven.

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