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Trumka: Injunction against Obama’s immigration action a temporary setback

A federal judge in Texas Monday temporarily blocked President Obama's November executive action on immigration.

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“Let us breathe and grow”: 41st African American History celebrations

The 41st Annual People's World African American History Month Celebrations will take place in Hartford and New Haven, Conn.

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A lynching in New Orleans

How recent these events! How deeply seared in living human memory!

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Today in African-American history: Honoring Robert Robinson Taylor

Taylor was the first academically trained black architect in the U.S. and the first black graduate of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

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Florida lawmaker backing raise-the-wage ballot initiative

"A full-time minimum wage worker earns only $15,080 a year, making it nearly impossible to support a family and save for the future."

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What's behind Republican attacks on Social Security?

Eleven million people who receive Social Security disability benefits could see their benefits cut by 20 percent in 2016.

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Ban on travel to Cuba still in place

The Cuban 5 are free, and difficult but promising negotiations have been going on in Havana about the restoration of full diplomatic relations.

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Today in African American history: Birthday of Eddie Robinson

Edward Gay Robinson (February 13, 1919 - April 3, 2007) was an outstanding American football coach.

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Adjunct Prof. Leleua Loupe’s office: the trunk of her car

"At the beginning of the semester," explains historian and lecturer Leleua Loupe, "students don't know history or understand the world around them."

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Southern California awards lunch raises friends for PW

Almost 60 friends of the People's World gathered here at the Los Angeles Workers Center to celebrate the People's World and its California contributors.

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