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Dead miners’ families react to coal criminal Blankenship’s 12 month jail sentence

Convicted coal criminal Don Blankenship appeared in federal court for sentencing before U.S. District Judge Irene Berger last Wednesday.

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Minnesota private prison debate raises issues of race, justice

Issues of race, poverty, and justice bubbled to the surface in an emotional hearing in late March.

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South Carolina voters want to reverse damage by GOP state government

South Carolinians desperately need better paying jobs, more accessible health care and better schools, but Governor Haley is using a $400 million surplus for tax cuts for the wealthy.

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Angela and Fania Davis on the radical work of healing

Angela Davis and her sister Fania Davis were working for social justice before many of today's activists were born.

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Students to Gov. Rauner: "Do your damn job"

CSU students, faculty, alumns, and community gathered around the Thompson Center where many state offices are located to protest the state's budget impasse.

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Race or class: Must Bernie choose?

Is Sanders' greatest weakness his campaign's limited addressing of race? Or is he being unfairly targeted for taking on economic injustice?

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Texas grand jury clears Planned Parenthood, indicts accusers

A grand jury cleared a Planned Parenthood clinic charged with profiting from the sale of fetal tissue, but it indicted David Daleiden and Sandra Merritt, the two behind the charges.

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This week in history: Louis D. Brandeis nominated to Supreme Court

His nomination was bitterly contested and denounced by conservative Republicans.

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Boston's MLK march unites movements for economic and racial justice

"As we commemorate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the fight for economic and racial justice continues."

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Conn. labor and civil rights groups join together at M. L. King event

Participants came not only to celebrate the life of Dr. King, but also to commit to building a more just and inclusive society.

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