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May it displease the court: race and Justice Sotomayor

The Supreme Court announced it would again hear an affirmative action case in which a white woman claims she was denied admission to the University of Texas because of her race.

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Minnesota celebrates national love

"Love Wins" became a national hashtag connecting millions of people from all over the world who supported the big win in the U.S.

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Marriage rights one county at a time in Texas

As the days pass, more and more Texas counties are bending to the law of the land.

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Millions across America celebrate LGBT pride

Streets were packed with crowds cheering and talking about the Friday Supreme Court decision.

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Confederate flags, monuments, going down in wake of massacre

Politicians across the South are distancing themselves from the Confederate battle flag, but tributes to slaveocracy and its racist legacy persist around the country.

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Today in LGBTQ history: Stonewall Inn made historic landmark


Today the  Stonewall Inn, site of the historic rebellion for LGBTQ rights was made a landmark by New York City's Landmarks Preservation Committee. The vote was unanimous. 

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Connecticut legislators - Whose side are they on?

Will thousands of kids be denied medical care, youth programs and adequate schools, or will corporate tax-dodgers be forced to pay their taxes?

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Today in history: LGBT Pride Month!

Patrons at the Stonewall Inn, being subjected to routine anti-homosexual harassment, fought back in an incident considered to be the birth of the gay rights movement.

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Antidotes to inequality — time for some $58,000 traffic tickets?

The protests that followed last year's deadly Ferguson police shooting have revealed how local courts are gouging poor people on fines for minor offenses.

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Populism 2015 Conference launches campaign for "new" economy

They came from across America to launch a wide ranging, broad-based plan to make things right.

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