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"Selma is Now": 50 Years After Bloody Sunday There is Still Work to Be Done
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Over the weekend, thousands of Americans came together in Selma, Alabama to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Bloody Sunday. Fifty years ago, on Sunday, March 7, 1965, six hundred peaceful civil rights activists, led by now-Congressman, John Lewis, marched in protest of the shooting of Jimmie Lee Jackson by an Alabama state trooper. Just short of the Edmund […]

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Demand Mayor Rahm Emanuel Resign!

For over a year, Mayor Rahm Emanuel knew about the gruesome murder of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald at the hands of Chicago Police Officer Jason Van Dyke. In fact, it wasn’t until a journalist sued the city of Chicago to get video footage of the murder released and the Black community rose up in protest that Mayor Emanuel finally decided to …