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ICYMI: William Barber, Khizr Khan Deliver Rousing DNC Speeches

The Christian theologian and the father of a killed Muslim-American solider uplifted their respective communities’ concerns during well-received speeches last night in Philadelphia.

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Every Time Hillary Clinton Mentioned People of Color During Her DNC Speech

“So let’s put ourselves in the shoes of young Black and Latino men and women who face the effects of systemic racism and are made to feel like their lives are disposable.”

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Michael Che to Crying Sanders Supporters: 'You Still Get to Be White!'

Che joined his “Weekend Update” co-host Colin Jost for a special report from the Democratic National Convention this week.

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9 Best One-Liners From President Obama's DNC Speech

At turns shady, funny and uplifting, Obama’s speech had something for everyone.

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#DemsInPhilly: Multiracial Crowd Celebrates Sanders Campaign at 'Black Men for Bernie' Action

The group lead an event honoring the underdog Democratic presidential candidate and the progressive ideas he promoted on the campaign trail.

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WATCH: Alicia Garza, Ben Jealous Talk Freddie Gray and Police Militarization

The Truth to Power panel—held during the DNC in Philadelphia—discussed the dismissal of charges in Freddie Gray’s death and the structural conditions that lead to police militarization.

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#DemsInPhilly: Hillary Clinton's Official Nomination in 6 Tweets

From the roll call to the shattered ceiling, here is how it went down.

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Mothers of the Movement Say Hillary Clinton is Unafraid to #SayTheirNames

Nine women—the mothers of Sandra Bland, Trayvon Martin and more—took to the stage at the DNC to endorse the candidate they feel cares the most about Black lives.

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Activists Protest Police Violence, State Oppression During #DemsInPhilly Action

Organized by several community advocacy groups, the action tackled a mix of issues that impact local communities of color.

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Melissa Harris-Perry, Panelists Explore Economic and Racial Justice During DNC

Rosie Perez, Jelani Cobb and Gerry Hudson joined Harris-Perry for a panel hosted by Rock the Vote’s Truth to Power program.

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Take a Video Tour of the Real Philly

A new video from AJ+ explores the issues that impact the people who will be left in Philadelphia after the Democratic National Convention comes to a close.

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From Michelle Obama to Bernie Sanders, Dems Kick Off Convention With Heavy Hitters

We break down the can’t-miss highlights of the speeches from the first day of the DNC.

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#DemsInPhilly: Bernie Sanders' Supporters Explain Why They're Standing by Their Man

Between the Vermont senator’s equality-espousing platform and the party’s apparent bias against him, these supporters say they have good reason to stick by a candidate who has already endorsed his opponent.

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Activists Demand Justice for Berta Cáceres, End to U.S.-Funded Violence in Honduras

Today’s action in Philadelphia marks the end of the It Takes Roots to Change the System People’s Caravan trip from the RNC to the DNC.

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UPDATE: Rawlings-Blake Will Gavel in DNC, Not Wasserman Schultz

Florida congressperson Debbie Wasserman Schultz was booed by delegates from her home state.

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Marcia Fudge Replaces DNC Chair as Dems Work to Unite

The Democratic party is on its third chair since Friday’s email leak. The FBI just announced that it will investigate the breach of the DNC’s email server.