May 6

                
  • Springsteen expresses New Orleans pain, resilience

    Springsteen expresses New Orleans pain, resilience

    May 5, 2006

    NEW ORLEANS — New Jersey’s favorite son was adopted by New Orleans on April 30 as Bruce Springsteen — through speeches and song — vocalized the anger, frustration, pain and resilience of this hurricane-battered city at...

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  • Akeelah, the Bee and national oppression

    Akeelah, the Bee and national oppression

    May 5, 2006

    It is amazing how racism and national oppression make us yearn insatiably for validation and affirmation. While realizing in the first place we must implant those aspects of self-identity and esteem internally, we still look externally...

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  • CARTOON

    CARTOON

    May 5, 2006

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  • This years grads face high anxiety

    This years grads face high anxiety

    May 5, 2006

    Around this time of year, thousands of soon-to-be high school and college graduates are contemplating the next steps in their lives. This is supposed to be a time of excitement and hope as young people close...

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  • Why we fight for immigrant rights

    Why we fight for immigrant rights

    May 5, 2006 By John Sweeney

    Many workers — union and nonunion — ask why unions support a path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants. Why, as one member puts it, are we fighting for the “illegals who have been taking our jobs”?...

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