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Today in history: Four students killed at Kent State in Vietnam demo

The Kent State shootings are a long-remembered symbol of government gone amok with its power and fear of its own people.

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Today in history: 50th anniversary of first national march against Vietnam War

On this date in 1965, Washington, D.C. saw the first major demonstration against the Vietnam War.

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St. Louis adds its voice to national protest against police brutality

With their chants bellowing across the streets, passersby were reminded that in 75 days the family of Michael Brown has not received any answers from law enforcement officials.

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Peaceful Ferguson protests could spark new civil rights movement

What is now known as Ferguson October could go down in the history books as the spark that ignited the new civil rights movement.

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National four-day protest set for Oct. 10-13 in Ferguson

A national call has been made to support the struggle for justice for Michael Brown and all young lives that have been cut short by police officers throughout the U.S.

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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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Demonstrators demand justice for Jordan Davis

A week of action is taking place here all this week demanding Dunn be retried. Yesterday people wore black ribbons in remembrance of Jordan Davis.

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Moral Mondays expanded in North Carolina

On Feb. 8, the Moral Monday movement, which showed massive momentum in 2013, will return with its biggest event yet, the Moral March on Raleigh.

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Social Security supporters form human chains in 45 cities

Social Security advocates formed human chains in at least 45 cities from coast to coast yesterday to protest the "chained CPI."

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