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Historical find reopens issue of FBI’s effort to discredit MLK

Historical find reopens issue of FBI’s effort to discredit MLK

J. Edgar Hoover 

November 13, 2014 4:18 pm
Bra strap flash has TUSD in a tizzy

Bra strap flash has TUSD in a tizzy

Protest opened doors to talks on feminism, sexism and objectifying women.

September 26, 2014 9:15 am Photos

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Brewer vetoes SB 1062, Arizona's contentious religious rights bill

Brewer vetoes SB 1062, Arizona's contentious religious rights bill

PHOENIX — Rejecting last minute pleas from supporters, Gov. Jan Brewer vetoed controversial legislation billed as protecting religious freedom.

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Hundreds in Tucson protest religious rights bill targeting gays

Hundreds in Tucson protest religious rights bill targeting gays

In response to the passage of SB 1062, a bill that shields individuals and businesses from lawsuits based on discrimination toward gay people and possibly others, a local LGBT group organized on Friday a march to Gov. Jan Brewer's local office in the state office building.

February 21, 2014 4:59 pm Photos

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Guy Fawkes Day gathering in Tucson

About 200 protestors marched through downtown streets Tuesday evening to protest a variety of injustices they claimed have been inflicted on everyday citizens.

November 05, 2013 6:19 pmLoading…
Protests U.S. 1989  New York Animal Rights

Protests U.S. 1989 New York Animal Rights

Television game show host Bob Barker, left, and friend Nancy Burnett, lead marchers in the fourth annual ?Fur-Free Friday? down New York?s Fifth Avenue on Friday, Nov. 24, 1989. Barker, who resigned as host of the Miss USA pageant over its award of a fur to the winner joined 2,500 animal rig…

October 30, 2013 5:01 am
Visiting Kenyan journalist says Tucson police showed restraint at protest

Visiting Kenyan journalist says Tucson police showed restraint at protest

Editor’s note: On his first day of a monthlong fellowship in Tucson, Kenyan journalist Patrick Nzioka attended Friday’s Operation Streamline protest, during which people chained themselves to a bus to prevent detainees from being sentenced and deported for being in the U.S. illegally. Below …

October 13, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Activists block Tucson courthouse, immigration hearings canceled for the day

Activists block Tucson courthouse, immigration hearings canceled for the day

A protest today by immigration rights activists continued in Tucson for more than four hours, prompting the federal court to shutdown a deportation process known as Operation Streamline for the day.

October 11, 2013 8:12 am Photos

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Dozens confront Border Patrol agents during Tucson traffic stop

Dozens confront Border Patrol agents during Tucson traffic stop

Dozens of protesters tried to use their bodies as shields to prevent the detention of three suspected illegal immigrants stopped in front of Southside Presbyterian Church Tuesday night.

October 09, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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White House pets

White House pets

President Jimmy Carter and Rosalynn Carter play with their dog "Grits" on the south lawn of the White House in Washington D.C. after returning from church on Sunday, August 6,1978. Earlier that day a group of people were arrested for planning to disrupt the church service in protest over the…

August 20, 2013 3:30 pm

Arizona 'Dreamers' supported in Chicago activists

CHICAGO - A small group protesting U.S. deportation policies is staging a sit-in at Rep. Luis Gutierrez's office in Chicago.

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Status of detained 'Dream 9' still in limbo

Status of detained 'Dream 9' still in limbo

Before their attempt to re-enter the U.S. through the Morley Gate Port of Entry in Nogales, these nine Dreamers participated in a prayer circle in a restaurant. The nine were detained and eventually released.

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Status of detained 'Dream 9' still in limbo

Status of detained 'Dream 9' still in limbo

Before their attempt to re-enter the U.S. through the Morley Gate Port of Entry in Nogales, Sonora, nine "Dreamers" participate in a prayer circle in a restaurant near the port. The nine were detained in their attempt.

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Status of detained 'Dream 9' still in limbo

Status of detained 'Dream 9' still in limbo

As long as the focus on immigration reform continues to be on border security, the frustration level about deportations will continue to grow, U.S. Rep. Raúl Grijalva says.

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Tucson group ask for release of ‘Dreamer’ protesters

Tucson group ask for release of ‘Dreamer’ protesters

Organizers gathered in front of Rep. Raúl Grijalva’s office asking the U.S. government to release the so-called “Dream 9” who tried to come back into the country through the Nogales port of entry Monday.

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Service workers protest fast food wages

Service workers protest fast food wages

"Join us, join us," chanted protesting fast food workers at a Domino's pizza delivery worker as he left the Domino's on Lindell Boulevard with a delivery on Thursday afternoon, May 9, 2013. Workers were protesting the low wages they receive for their work. Photo by J.B. Forbes jforbes@post-d…

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Service workers protest fast food wages

Service workers protest fast food wages

Protesting service industry workers march down Lindell Boulevard on Thursday afternoon, May 9, 2013, past several fast food restaurants, including Arby's, to protest the low wages for the workers. Photo by J.B. Forbes jforbes@post-dispatch.com

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Service workers protest fast food wages

Service workers protest fast food wages

In St. Louis on Thursday, Jack-in-the-Box workers Mahogany Roberts, 18, (left) and Anita Gregory, 19, brought their sons with them on a rainy Thursday afternoon, May 9, 2013, to the protest of low wages at area fast food chains. "They'll probably get sick," said Gregory, "but this is importa…

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Fast food workers protest wages

Fast food workers protest wages

Service workers shout protests at a Jimmy John's restaurant on South Broadway in Soulard on Wednesday, May 8, 2013. The workers were protesting low wages in the fast food industry. Photo by J.B. Forbes, jforbes@post-dispatch.com

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Fast food workers protest wages

Fast food workers protest wages

Maybe some day there will be a historic marker at the Jimmy John's restaurant on South Broadway in Soulard to mark the wildcat strike last Wednesday. Photo by J.B. Forbes, jforbes@post-dispatch.com

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