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Don’t Shoot Coalition condemns police targeting of movement leaders

The Don't Shoot Coalition condemned what it says is the retaliatory arrest of Rasheen Aldridge, a youth leader and member of the Ferguson Commission.

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Veterans Day sonnet: "Anthem for Doomed Youth"

What passing-bells for these who die as cattle?

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Homeless youth need support now more than ever

This week marks the 40th anniversary of the Runaway and Homeless Youth Act,, which has provided funding for services to youth experiencing homelessness across the nation.

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On the other side of Ferguson, a different kind of protest

Pulling together, volunteering and pitching in when city leaders seemed unable or unwilling to - just added to the unity building during a time of profound crisis.

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New generation finds its voice and power in Ferguson, Mo.

Each had attended multiple demonstrations and strategizing meetings, protected protesters and property from police violence or acts of looting and led marches up and down the street.

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Washington state teens initiate march protesting killing of Michael Brown

"I wanted to raise awareness about this issue and to support the people of Ferguson to let them know there are people here on the west coast who care about them."

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NAACP: "Our agenda is essential" for democracy

The nation's oldest, largest, and most widely known civil rights organization convened to address the need to push back against voter suppression and other significant topics.

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Youth march and celebration inspires struggle for equality

When Mayor Toni N. Harp declared Feb. 23, 2014 as "Craig Gauthier day in the City of New Haven," the overflow crowd at the Peoples Center burst into cheers.

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Arizona mural dramatizes killings by border agents

"Mother Demands Justice" was the theme of a press conference and protest at the unveiling of a large public mural in downtown Tucson commemorating the murder of a Mexican teen.

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Florida’s Dream Defenders convene their own legislative session

The Dream Defenders, a multi-racial human rights organization of youth, began their takeover of the Florida Statehouse last week.

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