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Thousands Of Low Wage Workers Show Up To ‘Fight for $15′

What began as a call for higher wages has evolved into a fight for all low wage workers

Workers who attended the protests said that the problems fast-food workers face reflect issues in…

By Michael Tolbert

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Justice League NYC Began their MARCH2JUSTICE

The 250 mile, 9-day march began this week

Activist coalition marches from NYC to Capitol Hill (D.C.) to deliver legislation.

By Michael Tolbert

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Al Sharpton Responds to Ferguson Grand Jury Decision

Activist makes it clear that the decision will not be the end in a fight for justice

Rev. Al Sharpton traveled to Ferguson to hold a press conference in response to the…

By Courtney Connley

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Darren Wilson Can Still Face Consequences Despite Grand Jury Decision

Officer in teen's shooting death can still face other federal and state investigations

Despite the grand jury’s decision to not file charges against Darren Wilson, the officer can…

By Courtney Connley

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J. Cole, Nelly, and More Take Action in Honoring Michael Brown

Celebrities speak out in the death of unarmed teen

In the aftermath of Michael Brown’s death, celebrities use their platform to help bring justice…

By Courtney Connley

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#JusticeForMikeBrown: #HBCUs Stand Together in Protest to Raise Awareness

HBCUs shoot powerful #HandsUpDontShoot pictures

In honor of unarmed Ferguson, Missouri teen Michael Brown’s death, HBCUs across the nation have…

By Courtney Connley

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Are There Really More Blacks In Prison Than Were In Slavery?

Well, yes—and no. It's another example of how facts about black people, without context, can be dangerously misleading

Author Michelle Alexander’s The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness cites…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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