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Protests in Chicago after release of video in Laquan McDonald's shooting

"If there was no protest that would mean we've become immune to this madness."


Climate march in Northern California demands environmental justice

"The climate crisis affects more than California, and the actions we take today will determine the world our children and grandchildren will live in tomorrow."


Trial of coal criminal Blankenship finally begins

Don Blankenship, the accused coal criminal and former CEO of Massey's Upper Big Branch Mine, may finally face justice.


A people's agenda: Reflections of a progressive's first year in office

At City Hall the voice of the people, and the engagement of the public, is often an afterthought: We need to get our priorities straight.


Tamir Rice's family asks for special prosecutor

The family of Tamir Rice, 12-year-old Black child shot by police last November, and their attorneys denounced the nearly one-year delay in charging officers responsible.


Blankenship to finally face justice for 29 miners’ deaths?

The accused coal criminal, Don Blankenship, may finally face justice this coming month.


CBCF National Town Hall focuses on Black Lives Matter movement

The development of the #BlackLivesMatter movement was given intense attention from many different perspectives.


Pope's visit will elevate discussion on income inequality and wages

Labor has joined faith and civic organizations to ensure that Pope Francis' message on inclusion, solidarity and equality is amplified during his visit to the U.S. during the third week of September.


Demanding action on police crimes, Chicagoans push for civilian control

The marchers carried placards with the names and faces of the most recent victims of police brutality as family members marched at the front.


Indigenous news: juvenile justice, Juneau artist, cultural appropriation, gaming

The game "Never Alone" was developed with participation of the Cook Inlet Tribal Council, a group that works with indigenous Alaskans living in city settings.

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