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Colin Kaepernick Receives Amnesty International's Highest Honor For Activism
The NFL quarterback took a knee during the national anthem to protest police brutality and inequality, stirring a wave of activism in pro sports.
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Gun Violence Prevents Florida School District From Staging Walkouts Against Gun Violence
The shooting left one student with an injury that wasn't life-threatening.
Black Lives Matter Co-Creator Explains How To Truly 'Make America Great Again'
Activist Alicia Garza describes her role in the formation of Black Lives Matter and affecting change in the current political climate.
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Mass Protests Planned If Trump Fires Deputy Attorney General Rosenstein
A coalition of advocacy groups has planned rallies in hundreds of cities in the event Trump fires Rod Rosenstein.
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Malaysian University's LGBTQ 'Conversion' Forum Sparks Outrage
The messaging, activists say, was that identifying as queer was "a form of sickness."
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Chelsea Handler Sounds Off On The Parkland Teens And Stormy Daniels
"These teens are going to be leading our country in five years so we should be respecting everything that they’re saying."
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It's Time To March For Our Lives. Read Live Updates Here.
The February school shooting in Parkland, Florida, has galvanized thousands of teenagers to speak out about gun control.
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Thousands Of Teens To Descend On Washington For Historic March Against Gun Violence
March For Our Lives marks the biggest political moment yet for the student-led movement.
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Marielle Franco's Murder Reveals The Real Brazil
“People are finally recognizing that Rio is more than some sexual tourism fantasy odyssey.”
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These Are The Biggest Marches In U.S. History
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On the eve of the "March for Our Lives," here's a look at other moments when Americans spoke out en masse.
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Activists Rally Behind Bipartisan Effort To Have Senate Vote On Brutal Yemen War
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Meanwhile, the Trump administration is stepping up its fight against the bill, planning a special classified briefing on Yemen for all senators next week.
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The Parkland Shooting May Have Just Cemented America's Newest Voting Bloc
Furious teens and parents are emerging as a political force for gun control.
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The Teens Are Coming For The NRA, And They Can't Be Stopped
We are witnessing history.
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Can't Stage A Walkout? Here's What You Can Do To Help Shooting Victims.
From talking about gun control to donating blood, there's a lot we can all do.
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National Gun Reform Group Gains 75,000 New Volunteers After Florida Shooting
“It’s going to be up to the next generation to make sure this work gets finished,” said Moms Demand Action's founder.
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Activist Ravi Ragbir Thwarts ICE's Attempt To Deport Him, For Now
He was granted a stay of deportation after filing a lawsuit.
Black Women Activists You Need To Know
These black female activists deserve some recognition for their contributions.
Protesting While Muslim Comes With Its Own Set Of Judgments
A Muslim activist wonders if civil disobedience is really open to all citizens.
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Protect Immigrants From Trump Now, Before It’s Too Late
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If you’re waiting for a “red line,” we’ve already crossed it.
Illinois Ordered A Doctor To Tell Women Where To Get Abortions. Now He Wants The Whole State To Suffer
... and the right-wing bureaucrats Trump installed in D.C. might agree with him.
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The Mental And Physical Toll Of Activism
Patrisse Khan-Cullors discusses the toll activism takes on mental health and how she copes with the pressure of fighting for racial equality in America.
This Photo Of Me At The Women's March Went Viral And Changed My Activism Forever
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I had to find my space between the rock of feminist activism and the hard place of defending my blackness.
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82 Rabbis, Activists Arrested On Capitol Hill Over DACA Protest
“This is no time for business as usual,” said one rabbi who was among those arrested Wednesday.
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MLK's Daughter Says We Must Remember Her Mother's Legacy, Too
“Without #CorettaScottKing, there would be no #MLKDay,” Bernice King writes.
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Would Dr. King Take A Knee? 6 Ways His Radical Spirit Lives On Today
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This week the nation celebrates Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. If he hadn’t been murdered, he would be 89 years old. How would
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Here’s What You Should Know About The 8 Activists Who Went To The Golden Globes
These women's work goes far beyond the scope of an awards ceremony.
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