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Spider-Man spins web of racial diversity

When it comes to racial diversity in comic books, the times are changing for the better.

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Reed Smith, leader for social justice, dies at 86

A lifelong peace and civil rights activist, he helped form the first integrated housing development in Waterbury in the 1950s.

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Texas education board votes in favor of reason

The Texas Board of Education voted 14-0 on July 22 to approve high school textbook supplements that promote a scientifically accurate understanding of evolution and the beginnings of life on earth.

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Illinois governor signs state DREAM Act into law

In a packed auditorium at the Benito Juarez high school, hundreds of elected officials, students, community leaders and immigrant rights supporters watched as Gov. Pat Quinn signed the Illinois DREAM Act into law.

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For New Orleans, Brad Pitt houses were not enough

Some of the gleaming new structures sit opposite desolate, abandoned lots while others are sandwiched in between crumbling houses to which no one has returned.

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Community, labor demand Rep. Akin protect vital social services

Nearly 100 community, labor and retiree activists rallied outside of Congressman Todd Akin's St. Louis office July 29.

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