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    An exhibit from the Supreme Court case showing overcrowding in California prisons. See more photos here.  

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  Tens of thousands of Californians had their vote taken away with the stroke of a pen. In December 2011, the California Secretary of State issued a memo saying that people on post-release community supervision or mandatory supervision are ineligible to vote.

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Ella’s Song is an a cappella piece written by Dr. Bernice Johnson Reagon and performed by the famous heritage group called Sweet Honey in the Rock

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A Letter to Ella Baker
What would you ask a badass activist?

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Where Have the People Gone?
Despite a history of protest, Americans have signed away many of the freedoms that we pride ourselves on. Why?

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Have you wondered what meditation is all about but haven’t had the chance to do it? Or perhaps you are interested but want to make sure it will be a supportive environment that facilitates healing? We have organized the perfect day for you to learn.

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First Lady Michelle Obama’s new campaign aims to get people drinking more water. But a close look at the campaign sponsors brings up some bigger questions.

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More leaders are taking on reform of mandatory minimums, but it’s still crucial that communities understand the impact of sentencing. Here’s why.

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Why communities in Oakland and nationwide are organizing for alternatives to Neighborhood Watch on Tuesday, August 6.

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Raising the minimum wage won't kill the restaurant industry, or dramatically increase food prices. But it will give workers now earning $2.13 per hour a huge break.

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