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Former San Antonio mayor announces campaign while vowing to recommit US to the Paris agreement and championing Medicare for All
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Wesley Bell speaks during the dedication of a new community empowerment center in Ferguson, Missouri.
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Monday marked the sixth anniversary of the murder of Trayvon Martin by a white guy with a gun who shouldn't have had one, a killing that helped spark the Black Lives Matter movement. Unlike the Parkland victims, the thousands of mostly black kids protesting gun violence have often been dubbed thugs, not heroes. What is wrong with this picture? All victims, say black activists, deserve to be honored "for our moments of courage or grieving."