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October 26, 2012 – 10:08 pm | No Comment

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A look at how proposed voter ID legislation is attempting to silence the minority vote
By Amanda Hart
This past month a Federal District Court, along with a little help from the Voting …

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Protesters Will Kiss to Stand Up Against Chick-fil-A’s Anti-Gay Beliefs
August 1, 2012 – 1:08 pm | 9 Comments
Protesters Will Kiss to Stand Up Against Chick-fil-A’s Anti-Gay Beliefs

By: Erin Dyer
Dan Cathy, CEO of Chick-fil-A, recently made a statement that has been flooding the news and social media like Hurricane Katrina. Cathy expressed his family’s support of “traditional” marriage between man and woman, …

Long Live Pussy Riot
August 1, 2012 – 8:36 am | One Comment
Long Live Pussy Riot

The trial of three members of the Russian punk band, Pussy Riot, has begun. The three women, Maria Alyokhina, 24, Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, 22, and Yekaterina Samutsevich, 29, were arrested in early March on charges of“hooliganism” …

Keep Calm and Carry On? No Thanks. I’d Rather Raise Hell and Change the World.
July 26, 2012 – 3:33 pm | No Comment

By Amanda Hart
Photos by SEIU
We’ve all had those days driving down I-45 when we happen to look over and catch a majestic sunset framing our city skyline. Those soaring buildings, on some level, validate our …

Verdict’s Out: New Free Radicals CD, “The Freedom Fence,” is Officially Awesome
July 24, 2012 – 3:33 pm | No Comment
Verdict’s Out: New Free Radicals CD, “The Freedom Fence,” is Officially Awesome

By: Erin Dyer
Houston-born instrumental Jazz band, Free Radicals, has released their newest CD: “The Freedom Fence.” Since the band’s founding in 1996 by drummer and producer, Nick Cooper, the Free Rads’ discography includes The Rising …

Natalie Plummer Arrest Protest to be Held Saturday
July 5, 2012 – 4:47 pm | 4 Comments
Natalie Plummer Arrest Protest to be Held Saturday

By: Erin Dyer
Houstonian Natalie Plummer was arrested on Thursday, June 21, for standing on the sidewalk and holding a paper sign. While riding her bike down West Dallas on her way home from the grocery …

Protesting Janitors Treated Unfairly by HPD
June 28, 2012 – 2:40 pm | No Comment
Protesting Janitors Treated Unfairly by HPD

By: Erin Dyer
On Thursday, June 14, more than 450 people congregated in Downtown Houston for a peaceful protest. Most of these protestors that gathered are the men and women who mop the floors, take out …