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Texas groups protest banks, sonogram law

Women from Code Pink, along with a few male allies, recently picketed the Bank of America on Inwood and Lemmon.

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Teachers stand up and fight

Teachers with Alliance/AFT of Dallas picketed outside the administration office of the Dallas Independent School district before the board meeting on Feb. 23.

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Today is 75th anniversary of Rep. Barbara Jordan's birth (with video)

The daughter of a minister and domestic worker, Barbara Jordan was the first black woman elected to the Texas Senate and the first black woman elected to the U.S. Congress from the deep South.

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Dallas "funeral" protests foreclosures

Progressive organizations came together to protest home foreclosures with a long march and vigil in North Dallas.

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Texans will fight voter suppression

"We are in a new era, a new situation, which none of us have ever seen before."

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Could the DREAM Act have saved Joaquin Luna's life?

In his last words to his brother, Luna said he couldn't accomplish his dreams because there was a huge wall blocking him from fulfilling his goals.

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Occupy El Paso evicted from downtown plaza, seven arrested

Other non-violent protests planned.

Supreme Court says no new hearing to Duane Buck

Duane Buck, an African American death row inmate in Texas was refused a new hearing by the Supreme Court this week.

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Protests slam closing of Dallas main post office

Union members and North Texas Jobs with Justice rallied outside the Dallas main post office the morning of Nov. 7. Response from post office customers and thousands of passers-by on Highway 30 was generous and positive.

"Conservative values" Texas judge beats daughter

Shocking video surfaced recently showing Republican Aransas County Judge William "Bill" Adams battering his physically disabled 16-year-old daughter.

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