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Civil disobedience actions demand an end to deportations

Immigrant rights activists blocked traffic on Main Street in front of the Hartford immigration office Monday.

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At U.S. Capitol: 1,275 arrested fighting for democracy

Our nonviolent, civil disobedience was one action among many during a week-long mobilization aimed at starting a new, broad-based movement to restore democracy in the U.S.

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Democracy Spring kicks off in Philly

Activists have begun a march that they say will culminate with a massive civil disobedience action in the nation's capital. 

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Activists of every stripe unite in ICE civil disobedience

The anti-deportation event marked a significant moment in coalition-building for immigrants' rights in Chicago. 

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Today in history: Rosa Parks takes a stand by sitting down

Rosa Parks risked physical abuse, arrest and jail because she was part of a growing movement of African Americans sick and tired of discrimination and racism.

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Ferguson and St. Louis demonstrators reclaim the memory of Dr. King

Demonstrators carrying signs that read "Black Lives Matter" and wearing "Justice for Mike Brown" t-shirts gathered at the Old Courthouse downtown Monday morning.

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Peaceful immigration reform protesters target White House, get arrested

"Is this what we have come to? Divided up, as working people, based on where we came from? The president must halt the 1,000 daily deportations."

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Immigration activists arrested at civil rights meet

The protest, organized by United We Dream, was to "protect Martin Luther King Jr.'s dream of civil rights for all, including the immigrant community."

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A year after Chevron explosion, the grassroots mobilizes

A protest grew to 3,000 once it reached the gates of the Chevron refinery, and 209 were subsequently arrested in a sit-down act of non-violent civil disobedience.

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Jailed for justice at July 8th’s Moral Monday

Over 4,000 North Carolinians came together during the first day of the workweek to protest and participate in acts of civil disobedience.

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