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Youth march and celebration inspires struggle for equality

When Mayor Toni N. Harp declared Feb. 23, 2014 as "Craig Gauthier day in the City of New Haven," the overflow crowd at the Peoples Center burst into cheers.

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Arizona mural dramatizes killings by border agents

"Mother Demands Justice" was the theme of a press conference and protest at the unveiling of a large public mural in downtown Tucson commemorating the murder of a Mexican teen.

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Florida’s Dream Defenders convene their own legislative session

The Dream Defenders, a multi-racial human rights organization of youth, began their takeover of the Florida Statehouse last week.

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Oakland's Trayvon Martin rally: "Keep fighting" for justice

Oakland youth took leadership of the event, spotlighting the effects of the shooting and verdict. They took turns to speak movingly of their reactions to hearing of the death of Martin.

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Dallas rally says “Restore the Fourth”

More than 100 people celebrated the 4th of July here by demanding an end to U.S. government spying on its citizens.

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New Haven creates "jobs pipeline" to fight poverty, unemployment

NEW HAVEN, Conn. - A ribbon-cutting ceremony with Gov. Dannel Malloy and workers who are now employed through the new "jobs pipeline" program, marked the official opening of New Haven Works.

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DuBois Clubs reunion: Memories, battles yet to be fought and won!

Laughter, tears, and vivid memories flowed at the DuBois Clubs reunion as about 100 men and women celebrated the 50th anniversary of the multi-racial, working class, youth organization.

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Texas clergy and students back Walmart strikers

We protested low wages, unattainable benefits, and murderous uncertain working hours.

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Obama's student loan plan: Short-term gains, no solutions

With the economy still "depressed" and student debt at an all-time high, policymakers and students should be discussing reforms to the way interest rates are calculated.

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City Council funds jobs center for Oakland Army Base redevelopment

A major milestone was passed April 16 in the long struggle to win jobs for local workers in redevelopment of the Oakland Army Base.

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