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DACA Protestors

Seven-State Coalition Sues to End DACA

Led by Texas, the lawsuit asks district court to determine whether program that protects young immigrants from deportation is lawful.

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These Photos Highlight the Undocumented Immigrants Excluded from DAPA

The #Not1More campaign created TheExcluded.net to put a face on the undocumented immigrants whose fates the Deferred Action for Parents of Americans and Lawful Permanent Residents (DAPA) program doesn’t address.

Black and White FBI "Wanted" poster, fingerprint images and pictures of Leonard Peltier with long hair

Imprisoned Native Activist Leonard Peltier Advocates for Clemency in New Interview

Peltier’s 1977 federal conviction for killing two FBI agents—in the controversial Pine Ridge Shootout—is still a cause célèbre for his supporters.

President Obama to Howard University Graduates: 'Be Confident in Your Blackness'

The president touched on historical progress, contemporary struggles, Prince and his daughters in his keynote address at Howard University’s commencement ceremony this weekend.  

President Obama to Deliver Howard University's 2016 Commencement Address

The President will also receive the HBCU’s highest honor: an honorary Doctor of Laws degree.

WATCH: VICE's Special On Mass Incarceration Is Available On YouTube

VICE’s special, which documents President Obama’s historic visit to El Reno Federal Corrections Institution, is available in full on YouTube until October 12. 

Federal Government Still Operating, Planned Parenthood Still Kicking

House Republicans had vowed to hold government funding hostage unless Planned Parenthood was defunded, but the bill passed with 

Denver Broncos Star's Mom Among Those Released By Presidential Decree

Demaryius Thomas’ mother’s sentence was commuted by President Obama after she spent more than 15 years behind bars in federal prison. 

President Obama To Commute Sentences for Dozens of Nonviolent Drug Offenders

President Barack Obama is set to release at least 80 nonviolent drug offenders from prison early as part of his administration’s push for sentencing reform.

SCOTUS Legalizes Same-Sex Marriage in All 50 States

The Supreme Court’s issued a landmark decision today that same-sex marriage is now legal in all 50 states.  

WATCH LIVE: President Obama to Eulogize Charleston’s Rev. Clementa Pinckney

The service begins at 11a ET

Fashawn on Charleston #AMEShooting: "Violence doesn’t solve anything. Period."

The Fresno, CA rapper addressed the massacre in Charleston on BET, expressing agreement with President Obama’s statements. 

Judge Calls Obama's Immigration Action Unconstitutional

Except the case didn’t require the judge to give his opinion on the matter at all.

Obama on Ferguson Grand Jury: Anger 'Is an Understandable Reaction'

Obama addresses the nation shortly after a grand jury declines to indict Darren Wilson.

Could Pres. Obama's Action on Immigration Help the Fight for $15?

Increasing the minimum wage may require immigration reform

President Obama: Eric Holder Heading to Ferguson That's 'Rightly Hurting'

Otherwise, Obama repeats his remarks from last week.

Following Ferguson: Thursday's Roundup

After last night’s escalation in Ferguson, what to read today

Federal Contract Workers to Obama: $10.10 Not Good Enough

Letter to White House calls $10.10 poverty wages

Watch Pres. Obama React to Yet Another School Shooting

“The fact that 20 six-year-olds were gunned down in the most violent fashion possible and this town couldn’t do anything about it was stunning to me,” Pres. Obama says

Undocumented Activists Seek Meeting with Obama

Many remain skeptical that immigration enforcement will change.