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Civil and immigrant rights groups recently announced they are suing the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) secretary... more

Editorials

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In the past two years, we’ve seen an outpouring of hate, attempts at overt discrimination and attempted rollback of basic human rights protections at the federal level. more

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BURLINGTON | With only two months left until the 2018 midterm elections, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) joined Christine Hallquist (D) and other key leaders at Burlington City Hall last week... more

The Vermont Eagle

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MIDDLEBURY | Last week, racial justice, social justice, environmental justice, criminal justice reform, and civil liberty groups from around Vermont partnered under the umbrella of the Racial Justice Reform Coalition and host the first annual... more

The Vermont Eagle

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LEWIS | On Jan. 20, Adirondack Women’s March reconvenes for a return rally to support women’s rights, civil rights and policy that protects health and safety of all people. more

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SARANAC LAKE | On Saturday, an open coffeehouse at First Presbyterian Church Great Hall here will celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King. more

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Charlottesville is nowhere near my hometown of Crown Point, New York. Yet the recent acts of racist violence in Virginia stirred up a deep and familiar tension. more

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RAY BROOK — Adirondack Park Agency commissioners drew particular attention to American Disability Act rules during their regular meeting in January. more

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PLATTSBURGH — According to local educators, there are quite a few failing grades on Betsy DeVos’ report card. more

The Sun

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LEWIS — The final resting place of suffragist Inez Milholland was covered in roses and white lilies and decorated with an American flag after hundreds gathered at her snowbound gravestone set flat against the ground a hundred years ago. more

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ELIZABETHTOWN — The recertification process for the state’s 2 million pistol permit holders is now underway. more

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RUTLAND — College of St. Joseph will host a presentation by Dr. Paul Miller of Green Tech High Charter School in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Jan. 16. more

The Vermont Eagle

JOHNSON — Penny Patch, who was active in the 1960s with the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC), a civil rights group, will be the keynote speaker at Johnson State College’s Martin Luther King Jr. Day observance Jan. 16. more

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Letters to the Editor

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LAKE PLACID — Actor and activist Danny Glover, Albany civil rights leader Alice Green and youth advocate Brother Yusuf Abdul-Wasi Burgess were honored with the first Spirit of John Brown Freedom Awards at a ceremony Saturday, May 7. more

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The North Country Center for Independence is preparing for a battle to make all of the City of Plattsburgh equal in accessibility. more

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