Opinion

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Out of mouths of babes: "It seems like police are about to go to war with the people"

The determined will of the people to stop police crimes erupted in organized mass protest and cries of "no justice no peace!" Stop police from racially profiling and murdering people.

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For Native rights, equality and voice in labor movement: Council FIRE

Native Americans deserve a chance at the American Dream. If any group of people is left behind, then we all lose.

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Deporter in chief: Not the Obama I voted for

Obama is even to the right of many Republicans in this crisis. Case in point, Gov. Chris Christie of New Jersey has indicated he supports many of the children being housed in that state.

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South Dakota’s genocide against Native Americans continues nonstop

The genocide being perpetrated by South Dakota against Native Americans continues unabated. This is beyond maddening.

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Checks in Native American settlement delayed again

More than 490,000 Indians are still waiting for settlement monies due them from the federal government. It's a disgrace.

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After Supreme Court decision, "Being Black at U of M" just got harder

In my first political science class at U of M, I quickly realized  I was only one of a handful of African American students in a lecture class of 200.

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Socialist and journalist Carl Bloice dies at 75

Carl Bloice focused his daily and weekly and monthly journalistic production on economics, on the struggle for equality, on youth, especially African American, Latino and Asian youth in his hometown, on internationalism.

The war that won't go away

Melvin Morris, 80, received a Medal of Honor this month. Why is he receiving it belatedly? Because he was discriminated against during the time of the U.S. War in Vietnam.

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We are not going back!

From slavery to today's struggles against structural racism and for democracy for all, the African-American people continue to play a strategic role.

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It's time to return Guantánamo to Cuba

The naval station at Guantánamo Bay was established in 1898 when the U.S. gained control of Cuba from Spain, when the Spanish colonial forces were about to be defeated by the Cuban independence fighters.

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