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Jason Collins is changing our world

Having the first "out" athlete has struck a major blow against stereotypical ideas about masculinity, and shown that sport has become a much more inclusive space.

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NBA player makes history by coming out as gay

The NBA's Jason Collins made history yesterday by coming out as gay - the first time an NBA player has done so while still actively playing.

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FBI seeking help after deadly Boston blasts

Federal and local investigative agencies continued to search for clues to explain the deadly Boston Marathon bombings yesterday, and people were encouraged to send in photos and videos.

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Today in labor history: Jackie Robinson played his first major league game

"Jackie Robinson changed baseball, and when you've changed baseball in this country, you've changed this country!"

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Today in labor history: Paul Robeson born

On April 8, 1898 singer, actor, civil rights and labor leader, peace activist and athlete Paul Robeson was born.

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Name stadium for prison company? Not on this campus

GEO Group's main niche has been profiting from immigration detention centers which have helped facilitate deportations and the separation of families.

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Better know an owner: Clippers’ outrageous Donald Sterling

It is incredibly ugly that owners such as Donald Sterling can latch themselves onto the games we enjoy and wreak so much social havoc.

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Today in Labor History: Paul Robeson dies

On January 23, 1976, noted singer and actor Paul Robeson died in Philadelphia.Robeson was also a legendary civil rights and peace leader and athlete.

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NFL players make strong defense of LGBT equality

Many athletes have publicly stated their support for having LGBT players as their teammates, and some have supported marriage equality efforts.

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This day in history: Muhammad Ali convicted for his anti-war stand

On June 20, 1967, boxing champion and Olympic gold medal winner Muhammad Ali was convicted of draft evasion, sentenced to five years in prison, fined $10,000 and banned from boxing for three years.

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