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“We Tell Our Stories”— a community honors its heroes

The Oscars may be coming up this week, but in Oakland, People's World and Mamas 4 Obamas hosted an equally dramatic Feb. 22 event: "We Tell Our Stories."

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Youth march and tribute to Craig Gauthier mark African American History month

The youth understand that if society were free from racism and division, all youth in Connecticut and elsewhere could become strong leaders today.

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Bison slaughter brings stampede of outrage

Yellowstone National Park is rounding up bison to be slaughtered, and people ranging from Native Americans to animal rights activists are calling Yellowstone out on it.

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Republicans issue sketchy immigration tenets

The Republican principles give some things to the immigrant community but also impose severe new repressive measures. 

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Move underway to expand early voting in Missouri

Voters in the Show Me State may have a special reason to get out the vote this fall, as a coalition is busily collecting signatures to qualify an early voting initiative to be placed on the November ballot.

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Will Facebook die out by 2017?

According to a new study, one of the world's most popular social networks may be about to go the way of the dinosaur.

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Wisconsin moves from progressive “dairyland” to “plutocrats’ paradise”

Wisconsin's governor is attempting to launch a presidential campaign based on his reputation for union-busting, and a state legislature that draws up legislation to satisfy the needs of one multimillionaire.

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Could medical marijuana turn Florida blue in 2014?

 This past Monday, the Florida Supreme Court approved a ballot measure to make medical marijuana legal in the state.

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“Organize, organize, organize”: 16,000 boost Women’s Economic Agenda

Sixteen thousand participants, in a post-State-of-the-Union phone conference Wednesday night, discussed a Women's Economic Agenda for the nation.

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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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