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Sovereign Citizens hate group on the rise

Right-wing extremism is gaining new momentum, according to a Southern Poverty Law Center report released today on the Sovereign Citizens movement.

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Arizona protests include civil disobedience

TUCSON, Ariz. -- Thousands turned out in Phoenix and around the state of Arizona to both celebrate the recent court decision on SB 1070 ,and to protest  those remaining sections not included in the injunction.

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House to vote on crack-cocaine sentencing laws

The House of Representatives may take action this week to drastically reduce inequality in sentencing between crack and powder cocaine users.

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NAACP takes lead on Oct. 2 jobs march

Mobilization is under way for a massive national march and rally Oct. 2 in Washington, to demand jobs, immigration reform and funding for education and health care.

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NAACP, tea party, Shirley Sherrod and racism

Tea party supporters can deny all they want that their "movement" is rife with racism. The American people aren't buying it.

Resegregation opponents arrested in Raleigh

Nineteen protesters, including the Rev. William Barber II, president of the North Carolina NAACP, were arrested Tuesday in Raleigh at a school board meeting.

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City steps forward to counter racist letters

EASTPOINTE, Mich. - Last week, African American families here received letters threatening death if they did not leave the city, but people of goodwill are taking action.

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NAACP panel: Black community needs green future

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - At the NAACP's 101st Annual Convention here, political and community leaders from across the country discussed the impact green jobs could have on communities of color.

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NAACP meet: health crisis is civil rights issue

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - "We are fighting for the lives of a whole generation of children," Angela Glover Blackwell told the NAACP's 101st National Convention here July 10.

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Verdict in Oscar Grant murder case met with protests

OAKLAND, Calif. -A  jury found former police officer Johannes Mehserle guilty of involuntary manslaughter in the death of  Oscar Grant III.

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