This time of year brings many memories. The memories are like echoes, for they coincide so closely with events of today, equally tragic and bloody.
The real purpose in attacking Sharpton is to deflect attention from the actual issues.
Recently the CPUSA held its 30th National Convention in Chicago. It was an impressive event showcasing the party's depth of work throughout the movements for justice.
Another major electoral battle is shaping up in November that will determine the political terrain of struggle for the next period.
A wide ranging debate including the nature of socialism, Cuba's relationship with the Soviet Union and its past.
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.
Remarks by Jarvis Tyner, national vice chairman of the CPUSA, in a recent teleconference call that was part of the preparations for the coming 30th convention of the party this June in Chicago.
Sawant made national - and international - news after becoming the first socialist elected to the Seattle city council.
It has been 96 years since the Russian Revolution and 22 years since the Soviet Union, collapsed and broke into pieces, and the world lost much in that collapse.
A conference committee has been established, with a Dec. 13 report back date to propose a new budget. Republican Paul Ryan is already discussing cuts to Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid.