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Today in history: Rosa Parks takes a stand by sitting down

Rosa Parks risked physical abuse, arrest and jail because she was part of a growing movement of African Americans sick and tired of discrimination and racism.

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Chicago protesters demand Mayor Emanuel's resignation

Leaders in the pursuit of justice say demonstrations will continue: there is such profound distrust and alienation from the police in the neighborhoods most affected.

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Trump condemned for hate-mongering.

"It's scary when we have candidates talking about shutting down houses of worship, about having badges for religious groups; that ought to alarm every American."

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Protests in Chicago after release of video in Laquan McDonald's shooting

"If there was no protest that would mean we've become immune to this madness."

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Jaywalking leads to series of brutal arrests in Austin, Texas

A man who recorded the incident said it began when he and friends were walking across a barricaded street and the light changed as they were crossing.

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Justice prevails at University of Missouri: President Wolfe steps down

"He has not only enabled racism since the start of his tenure in 2012, but blatantly ignored and disrespected the concerns of students."

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Students criticize cartoon published at University of Illinois

Cultural centers on campus released a statement condemning the publication.

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D.C summit addresses emotional impact of racism

Throughout the two day session, lots of thought provoking information was brought to the table.

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Tamir Rice's family asks for special prosecutor

The family of Tamir Rice, 12-year-old Black child shot by police last November, and their attorneys denounced the nearly one-year delay in charging officers responsible.

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CBCF National Town Hall focuses on Black Lives Matter movement

The development of the #BlackLivesMatter movement was given intense attention from many different perspectives.

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