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CBCF National Town Hall focuses on Black Lives Matter movement

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


"Forward Through Ferguson": Report uncovers roots of racial inequality

The Ferguson Commission released its long-awaited report titled "Forward Through Ferguson: A Path Toward Racial Equality."


Indigenous News: Cree woman wins beauty pageant, challenges Harper

Canadian Ashley Burnham of the Cree Nation set the political sphere ablaze when she called on Indigenous people to vote out Prime Minister Harper.


Video: AFL-CIO's Trumka calls GOP immigration remarks "ugly" and "dangerous"

AFL-CIO's Trumka calls GOP immigration remarks "ugly" and "dangerous."


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.


Today in civil rights history: James Meredith graduates from Ole Miss

Twice denied admission, he filed suit in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Mississippi, alleging that the university had rejected him only because of his race.


A year later, some change in Ferguson but none whatsoever at Fox News

Fox News coverage of this week's events failed to place anything in context and amounted to a full-fledged attempt to stoke the flames of racism and violence.


Today in history: The Watts Uprising breaks out 50 years ago in Los Angeles

Widespread protest, spurred on by destitute residents of Watts who were embittered after years of economic oppression and political isolation, eventually ranged over a 50-square-mile area.


60,000 call for justice for Tamir Rice

"We're here eight months later and there's still no justice," Tamir's cousin and the committee's coordinator told a rally and press conference before entering with a delegation to deliver the petitions.


Sandra Bland's jailers spinning autopsy results

The trooper plainly didn't like Bland's forthright defense of her civil rights; in Texas, you can be prosecuted for resisting arrest even if the actual arrest was illegal.

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