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“Your voice is your vote”: DNC Black Caucus defends Black Lives Matter, Voting Rights Act

Healthcare, unemployment, student loans, and affordable housing affect communities of color. "We can't afford to sit it out. "

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Activists turn Chicago police torture site at Homan Square into Freedom Square

The occupation is one of several national protests currently being led by African-American-led organizations.

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Hispanic Caucus cheers calls to dump Trump

"This is the most critical election in American history; we have five million families who long to come out from the shadows."

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Republicans descend on Cleveland under the shadow of Baton Rouge

Cleveland's airport welcomes visitors to the 2016 Republican National Convention; at the convention itself, the wheels fall off the welcome wagon.

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Colorado River Indian tribes lead the way in evicting latter-day settlers

A federal judge has ruled in favor of one group of Native American tribes that is evicting white settlers from reservation land.

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Beyond Hollywood: The real life horrors of solitary confinement

"We've got to liberate these people!" said one activist who spoke of his experiences in solitary confinement.

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Racist murders continue in Mississippi

Although the State of Mississippi now officially honors Civil Rights leaders killed in the state, the killings continue.

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Supreme Court blocks Texas attempt to shut women’s health facilities

This will help keep America on the path toward greater equity and toward full recognition that women have the right to control their own bodies.

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This week in LGBTQ history: UN issues Free & Equal stamps

In February of this year, the United Nations Postal Administration (UNPA) issued a set of six stamps promoting the UN Free & Equal campaign.

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Decades later, Mississippi is still burning

In 1964, the brutal slayings of three civil rights workers rocked the country. Their deaths cast a spotlight on horrifice violence and injustice.

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