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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.


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.


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.


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."


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.


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.


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."


Across the country: Peaceful protests against police killing in Ferguson

Everywhere the message was the same: There is no excuse in the United States of America for rifles and heavy weaponry to be aimed at people exercising their right to peaceful protest.


W.Va. NAACP calls for federal probe of police killing

The police report failed to answer three key questions: 1) Why was Jones arrested? 2) Why was he shot? and 3) Why was he shot 23 times?


Supreme Court hears Arizona v. United States

Religious leaders, immigrant and labor rights advocates are preparing for the April 25 Supreme Court hearing on Arizona's infamous law, SB 1070.

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