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1:01Starbucks CEO Kevin Johnson
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Black Men Arrested At Starbucks Agree To Meet With CEO

1:11Teachers protest in Oklahoma City
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Oklahoma Teachers Frustrated After Union Ends Walkout

1:50Kern County Sheriff Donny Youngblood
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Sheriff: It's 'Better Financially' To Kill Suspects Than Wound Them

0:39$100 bills
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Court Says Employers Can't Pay Women Less Because Of Previous Salary

2:48Photograph of Ida B. Wells
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Women Wait On Recognition In The Shadow Of Confederate Statues Debate

3:07Newsy speaks to a reverend at the ACT to End Racism rally
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People of Faith Say They Are Ready To Lead The Fight Against Racism

2:10Two college students in cap and gowns
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Food And Housing Isn't A Given For All US College Students

8:07Martin Luther King Jr.
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A Voice For All Americans, MLK's Legacy Reaches Further Than You Think

5:38Rev. Jesse Jackson on the balcony of the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, Tennessee, in 2018
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For Jesse Jackson, Martin Luther King's Death Is Still An Open Wound

0:47A sign pointing toward the U.S. in Tijuana, Mexico
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This Site Claims The President Ended Welfare For Immigrants. He Didn't

1:15Al Sharpton and Ste'vante Clark at the funeral for Stephon Clark
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Hundreds Gather For Stephon Clark's Funeral Amid Passionate Protests

2:44James Riley, a former Memphis sanitation worker and pictured in the center, holds an image from the 1968 sanitation strike.
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The Man In The Middle Of The Memphis Sanitation Workers Strike

2:09Winston-Salem State University graduation
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Studies Show Despite Bias, Black Women Continue To Thrive Over Time

1:15Kim Denmark walks
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This Woman Is Walking Across The US To Help Homeless Veterans

5:08Kalyn Belsha, Karen Kelsky and Alison Flowers are exposing the scale of sexual misconduct in academia
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These Women Are Exposing The Scale Of Sexual Misconduct In Academia

Sheryl Sandberg of Facebook
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Americans Suck At Naming Female Tech Leaders, Survey Finds

2:18Students protest outside White House.
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Student-Led Protests Are Ingrained In American History

2:26Sarah McBride and Andy Cray
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Trans Woman Sarah McBride Learned Empathy From Her Late Husband

0:58Family of Stephon Clark who was shot and killed by Sacramento Police.
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Sacramento Police Shoot, Kill Unarmed Black Man In His Backyard

0:49Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School
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Deputy Working At Site Of Mass School Shooting Caught Sleeping On Job

1:55"Love, Simon" film poster.
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'Love, Simon' Is A First For LGBTQ Film, But Is It Revolutionary?

0:41Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant
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Mississippi Enacts US' Most Restrictive Abortion Law

6:13Female candidates embrace in Chicago
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Women Are Uniting To Overcome The Obstacles Of Running For Office

3:30An illustration of a girl behind bars.
Newsy / Jennifer Smart

For Some Girls, Sexual Abuse Can Lead To Prison

2:56School resource officer stands near buses.
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School Safety Goes Beyond Arming Teachers With Lethal Weapons

1:21Martin County, Kentucky
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The Past Haunts This Kentucky County's Water Supply

4:04Newsy's Noor Tagouri interviews Dennis Hof.
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Sold In America: A 'Legal Pimp' Argues For Legal Prostitution

0:34Pregnant woman holds her stomach
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Mississippi Passed The Nation's Most Restrictive Abortion Law

1:03Flag from women's suffrage movement
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The Colors That Have Marked Women's Movements Throughout The Years

3:44Washington, D.C., Councilman Robert White speaks with Newsy's Chance Seales
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D.C. Councilman Wants New Dads To Get The Same Time Off As New Moms