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Justice for Tamir Rice dealt legal blow ahead of civil rights conference

An Ohio appeals court declined to force the arrest of the Cleveland police officers involved in the murder of 12-year old Tamir Rice.

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Scam videos try to destroy Planned Parenthood - again

An individual with ties to far-right video scammers has launched a new video attack on Planned Parenthood.

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Dead at 28, Sandra Bland's Texas dream turned nightmare

According to federal statistics, an African-American driver is 31 percent more likely to be pulled over for a traffic citation.

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Black Lives Matter disrupts Netroots presidential forum

"Welcome to Arizona where a black trans-woman cannot walk down the street; where Martin Luther King Day was repealed by a Republican governor."

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Sorry is not enough

It's not "normal that so many young people end up in our criminal justice system. What is normal is teenagers doing stupid things."

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Activist group wins improvements in “Call-A-Ride”

The Coalition for Truth in Independence held a press conference to highlight recent successes around the "Ride with Respect Campaign."

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Angela Davis speaks on violence in America at St. Louis meeting

St. Louis area residents gathered for the Violence in America: Exposure through Truth Telling presentation keynoted by Angela Davis.

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Phoenix Rising: Netroots draws attention to Arizona immigration struggle

Netroots Nation, the gathering of progressive activists and bloggers, is heading into its 10th year in Phoenix this week.

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Bernie Sanders draws 11,000 in red state Arizona

Arizona, a traditionally deep red state, has not seen the last of Bernie Sanders.

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Marchers in Phoenix demand an “Arpaio-free” Arizona

"We won't have justice in Maricopa County until Federal immigration agents get out of the county jail and stop relying on prejudiced policies."

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