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  1. When U.S. Needs MLK's Voice More Than Ever, Automaker Dodge Waters Down His Message to Peddle TrucksRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2018 | Democracy Now

    He is the author of several books, including The Revolt of the Black Athlete , reissued last year for its 50th anniversary edition. He was the architect of the 1968 Olympic Project for Human Rights.

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  2. Dr. Harry Edwards: Ita s Despicable for Dodge to use MLKa s Words to Peddle Trucks During Super BowlRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2018 | Democracy Now

    He is the author of several books, including The Revolt of the Black Athlete , reissued last year for its 50th anniversary edition. He was the architect of the 1968 Olympic Project for Human Rights.

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  3. 17 Arrested Outside Super Bowl, Capping NFL Season of Racial Justice Protests On and Off FieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2018 | Democracy Now

    He is the author of several books, including The Revolt of the Black Athlete , reissued last year for its 50th anniversary edition. He was the architect of the 1968 Olympic Project for Human Rights.

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  4. Timea s Up: Activists Join Actresses on Golden Globes Red Carpet to Call for Gender & Racial JusticeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2018 | Democracy Now

    Puerto Rican activist and independent journalist. She walked the Golden Globes red carpet Sunday night with Hollywood actress Susan Sarandon.

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  5. Pacifica Foundation Faces Potential Asset Seizures by NYC LandlordRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2018 | Democracy Now

    The threat of asset seizures stems from a lawsuit won by Empire State Realty Trust against Pacifica Foundation for $1.8 million in back antenna lease payments owed by the network's New York City station . WBAI's antenna sits on the Empire State Building.

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  6. Dr. Harry Edwards: Nominate Football Player Colin Kaepernick for the Nobel Peace PrizeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2017 | Democracy Now

    As sports players join a growing movement of kneeling during the national anthem ahead of games to protest racial injustice, we get response from one of the advisers to the player who started it all, former 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick. Dr. Harry Edwards, a longtime staff consultant with the San Francisco 49ers, says he hopes Kaepernick "will become a person of the year" and should be nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize.

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  7. Take the Knee: Athletes Unite in Historic Protest Against Racism & Police Brutality, Defying TrumpRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2017 | Democracy Now

    In the biggest display of athletic defiance in years, football teams across the nation protested President Donald Trump after he attacked the and some of their most popular athletes for daring to draw attention to racism and police violence. We look at the unprecedented role of political activism among athletes under the Trump presidency and the politics of playing the national anthem at games.

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  8. Thousands Gather in Berkeley for Antifa Rally to Oppose White SupremacyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2017 | Democracy Now

    White supremacists and far-right-wing activists have canceled dozens of rallies nationwide in response to massive anti-racist protests, including two planned rallies in San Francisco and Berkeley, California this past weekend. On Saturday and Sunday, thousands of people took to the streets to celebrate the cancellation of the two white supremacist rallies.

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  9. Meet the State Dept. Science Envoy Who Spelled Out "Impeach" in His Resignation Letter to TrumpRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2017 | Democracy Now

    The science envoy for the U.S. State Department Dan Kammen has resigned in protest of President Trump's refusal to quickly condemn the deadly white supremacist violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, earlier this month. In his resignation letter, Kammen, referring to Trump, wrote, "Your presence in the White House harms the United States domestically and abroad and threatens life on this planet."

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  10. Far-Right Extremists & White Supremacists Plan Slew of Upcoming RalliesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2017 | Democracy Now

    Far-right extremist groups are planning a series of protests for this upcoming weekend in at least nine cities: Atlanta, Austin, Boston, Los Angeles, New York, Pittsburgh, Seattle, Washington, D.C., and in Mountain View, California. The rallies are being called to protest Google for having fired a white male engineer who authored a sexist manifesto, which he emailed to all of his colleagues, in which claimed that women are biologically inferior and less capable of assuming leadership roles in the tech industry.

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