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14 hrs ago | The Gaston Gazette
A local nun traveled to the nation's capital this week and fasted for two days as part of a month-long movement in Washington, D.C. Immigrant rights and labor leaders launched "Fast for Families: A Call for Immigration Reform and Citizenship" on Nov. 12. The group set up tents on Capitol Hill last month, and members plan to remain until Thursday.
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21 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal
Scouts from BSA Troop 8 in Chatham traveled to Washington, D.C. from Nov. 17-19 to tour the Capital, the Library of Congress, the Jefferson Memorial, the Lincoln Memorial, the World War II Memorial, the Arlington National Cemetery, the American History Museum, the Air and Space Museum, and the International Spy Museum.
Yesterday | The Art of the Grand Gesture
If you wander over to the National Mall in Washington, D.C., you'll see a group of people who are trying to shame the Congress into changing a law.
Yesterday | St. Cloud Times
The Minnesota Street Market in St. Joseph is hosting a series of events aimed at raising awareness of HIV and AIDS in Central Minnesota.
A group advocating amnesty for illegal immigrants is currently holding a hunger strike in Washington, D.C. in an attempt to draw attention to immigration reform on Capitol Hill.
The working design for the National Museum of the American People, which organizers hope will be located at the Banneker Overlook at the edge of L'Enfant Plaza.
For 22 days, a group of activists has gone without food in hopes of getting Congress to vote on immigration reform.
Theresa Navarro, right, and Bob Fulkerson, to her left, participate in a pro-immigration reform sit-in outside House Speaker John Boehner's office in the Longworth House Office Building in Washington, D.C., on Thursday, July 31, 2013.
By Lynette Norris Greene Publishing, Inc. In 2004, a few days shy of the 60th anniversary of D-Day and two days before Memorial Day, President George W. Bush dedicated the U.S. National World War II Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C. Consisting of 56 large granite pillars with bas-relief sculptures, arranged in two semi-circles around an ... (more)
Four immigrant rights activists ended their 22-day fast Tuesday on the National Mall and were immediately replaced with eight others who pledged to continue the fast.
Three immigrant advocates on a hunger strike to pressure lawmakers to change the country's immigration system ended their three-week fast Tuesday on the National Mall, while a new group of fasters including U.S. Rep. Joseph Kennedy III took their place.
Fast for Families, a coalition of groups that support a pathway to citizenship, has organized a nationwide fast to promote their agenda.
Eilseo Medina, a well-known labor leader from Oxnard, has lost nearly 20 pounds during a hunger strike in an effort to pressure House Republicans to overhaul immigration laws, a group spokesperson said Monday.