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  1. The Cake That This Country BakedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 11 | Common Dreams

    A year after Sandra Bland's arrest and death, America's streets are filled with righteous rage. Surfacing on social media are surreal videos of mass arrests - including the live-streamed one of Black Lives Matter activist eRay McKesson, now out on bond - and hordes of jumpy, chanting, goose-stepping, assault-rifle-wielding robocop stormtroopers in seemingly unlikely places like Rochester N.Y. facing off against stately, placid protesters demanding only what this country blithely continues to insist it believes in: equality before the law, and not being shot down for breathing while black.

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  2. Tensions High as Combat-Ready Police Confront National Black Lives Matter ProtestsRead the original story

    Monday Jul 11 | Common Dreams

    After a weekend of protests and arrests across the U.S., demonstrations against police violence continued on Sunday in cities nationwide. As Common Dreams reported , marches and rallies responding to the recent fatal police shootings of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile took place Saturday in Phoenix, New York City, Washington, D.C., Indianapolis, San Francisco, Nashville, Baton Rouge, Minneapolis/St.

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  3. Demonstrations Against Police Violence Occupy Streets in US and UKRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 10 | Common Dreams

    "The United States is far from recognizing the same rights for all its citizens." -Ricardo A. Sunga III, United Nations Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent Massive demonstrations responding to the recent fatal police shootings of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile took place in Phoenix, New York City, Baton Rouge, Minneapolis, and Rochester late Saturday evening.

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  4. Gloria Steinem Renews an Old Debate About Socialism and FeminismRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2016 | Common Dreams

    In 1905, Eugene V. Debs, the popular labor activist and Socialist Party leader, had a speaking engagement in Rochester, New York and went to visit the aging women's rights pioneer Susan B. Anthony at her home there. They exchanged memories of their previous meeting; then Anthony took Debs's hand and, with good humor, said, "Give us suffrage and we'll give you socialism."

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