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Law enforcement leaders call for immigration reform

Local law enforcement leaders are urging Congress and President Obama to pass comprehensive immigration reform because the consequences of the current system are jeopardizing community safety and public trust.

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Protests blanket nation as health summit opens

CHICAGO - Hundreds of union members, business owners, sick people denied benefits by their insurance companies, their families and activists braved snow squalls and icy winds blowing in from Lake Michigan last night.

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Hate group overwhelmed by pro-LGBT counter-protest

LONG BEACH, Calif. -- Pride was out in force in Long Beach for a counter-protest against an antigay hate group on February 19.

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Black history event inspires activists to fight for equality

Black, brown and white unity has always been an important component in the struggle for African American equality.

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Black farmers settlement is "win for all family farmers"

Willie Adams, a Black farmer in Greene County, Ga., hailed President Obama's $1.25 billion proposed settlement of a lawsuit by Black farmers demanding compensation for 80 years of racist discrimination in federal farm loan programs.

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Dying for health care, suburbanites sit in to "get it done!"

WILLOWBROOK, Ill. - Sixty-eight Americans die prematurely every day because they can't get access to health care coverage.

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CPUSA in the 1960s: an interview with Jarvis Tyner

Jarvis Tyner is the executive vice chair of the Communist Party USA and the chair of the party's African American Equality Commission. He joined the CPUSA in the early sixties, just as the Civil Rights Movement was maturing.

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Green - a different kind of Texas tea

SAN ANTONIO--When far-right Tea Party radicals held their meeting here on Sunday, February 21, Texas progressives were ready for them.

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"I'm tired of rallies. I want to fight!"

Hundreds of Buckeyes tenaciously keep up health care reform fight in Columbus, Ohio.

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A good day for health care reform

NEW YORK -- It was a beautiful day Feb. 20 for New Yorkers and for health care reform.

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