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"I can't breathe" march on Washington to protest police killings

The storm will hit this week when eight mothers of unarmed Black men killed by police will testify Dec. 10 in a House hearing sponsored by Rep. John Conyers, D-Mich.

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Miners' families hope for justice at coming trial

The disaster and the resulting deaths shocked the mining communities of Raleigh and Boone Counties and left the dead miners' families grieving.

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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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Street theatre a part of Ferguson area protests this week

The crowd was greeted by colorful signs and banners announcing the arrival and one-day performance of what demonstrators called the "Injustice Freak Show."

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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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Teaching Tolerance hosts webinar with “New Jim Crow” author Michelle Alexander

Released in 2010, "The New Jim Crow" outlines the use of the justice system in the United States as a form of racial control that especially impacts young African American males.

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Ferguson making changes in wake of killing of Michael Brown

The Ferguson City Council announced Monday that it will set up a civilian review board to oversee the Police Department.

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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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NLRB: Don't stick workers with tax bill on lump sum back pay

The key part of the ruling is the board's statement that orders companies to pay Social Security and compensate the workers for the extra income tax liability they facefor back pay.

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