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Do elite boutiques insult immigrants, African Americans?

While boutiques may be known for elitistism, it's not uncommon for upscale stores to mishandle interactions with diverse customers.

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Samaria Rice retains faith that justice will be done for Tamir

"I don't need all this attention, but I feel like I have to do something good with it, I have to turn my anger into something positive."

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Calif. governor signs law providing health care for undocumented kids

Among hundreds of bills signed into law by Gov. Jerry Brown were several providing new protections for immigrants and against racial profiling.

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As mayors meet in San Francisco, ending racist violence is a theme

One issue kept resurfacing: how to confront and deal with the virulent racism that remains a current in U.S. life.

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Freddie Gray's death lit another fuse, this time it's Baltimore

Freddie Gray's name tragically joins the seemingly endless list of young African American men brutally murdered at the hands of police.

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Ferguson making changes in wake of killing of Michael Brown

The Ferguson City Council announced Monday that it will set up a civilian review board to oversee the Police Department.

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Community and labor stand together in peaceful cry for justice for Eric Garner

"The people in this crowd should have this amazing view: It's a sea of people of every culture and heritage coming together for change."

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Labor joins community at Ferguson march

As the mile-long column marched down the main street of Florissant, whole families poured from their doors and joined the procession: the peoples' struggle is the workers' struggle.

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Protesters speak out on massive failure of policing in Ferguson

The interviews with people in Ferguson demonstrate how what should have been a week of peaceful protest became for Ferguson the trauma of experiencing police terrorism.

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Ferguson community struggles for justice, unity and peace

"Due to huge turnout, it took me hours to travel the two miles from my home to the site of a rally in a packed church Sunday, a day of healing, a day of looking for answers."

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