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Would Dr. King take a knee? 6 ways his radical spirit...

Dr. King’s spirit lives on in the new Poor People’s Campaign, and in every place radicals gather to change the world.

Joe Arpaio tells CNN that Obama’s birth certificate was phony and...

CNN let AZ Senate candidate Arpaio have airtime to push false birther claims, but will they give time to Democratic primary candidates?

Martin Luther King Jr.’s Poor People’s Campaign born again

Now, 50 years later, a coalition has formed anew to organize poor people in the U.S. into what King called "a new and unsettling force" to fight poverty and forge meaningful change.

Fox News report on Colorado gunman ignores his white supremacist connections

Gunman who killed a sheriff’s deputy reportedly had social media “filled with the icons of the white supremacist ‘alt-right.’"

Facebook’s secret censorship rules protect white men from hate speech but...

A trove of internal documents sheds light on the algorithms that Facebook’s censors use to differentiate between hate speech and legitimate political expression.

Facebook Lets Advertisers Exclude Users by Race

Facebook’s system allows advertisers to exclude black, Hispanic, and other “ethnic affinities” from seeing ads.

'Another Yale is Possible:' Students Confront Racism at Ivy League School

At Yale University in Connecticut, the "March of Resilience" comes just days after protests at Missouri University caused the system president to step down. Thousands of students held a march over racism on Ivy League school's campus.

State Terror Against People of Color

Too many families are unable to find social justice because they are rendered invisible by the media and crushed by poverty. And this nightmare they are living will only grow as poverty and inequality expand.

Carson and Trump on Muslims, Latinos: Has the GOP Given Up...

Both Ben Carson and Donald Trump's recent remarks against race shows the GOP as the party of exclusion. Maybe they should start being nicer to key demographic groups.

VIDEO: Fracture: Joy-Ann Reid on Obama, the Clintons and the Racial...

In her new book, Joy-Ann Reid looks at the history of race relations in the U.S. She discusses the political shifts in the Democratic Party and the relationship between the Clintons and Obama on Democracy Now.

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This California city just arrested people for trying to feed the homeless

Fines and jail terms cannot solve homelessness.

Rep. Gabbard speaks truth to power about the real reason North Korea has nukes

Tulsi Gabbard, Democratic congresswoman from Hawaii, is courageous and tells it like it is.

The world according to Trump

“Trump administration’s foolish and self-defeating decision to abdicate the United States’ global influence — something that has taken more than 70 years to build.”

Scientific studies conclude neonicotinoids damage bee populations

What if honeybee health was greatly affected by commonly used pesticides, causing colonies to die en masse?

Bannon & Trump deserve each other — divisive, grandstanding demagogues at each other’s throat

However very similar yet very different, two warring demagogues threaten law, order, civility, trust and the good will still clinging to the American experiment.

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