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Racial discrimination leads to increased deaths of black women from breast cancer

Although breast cancer survival rates increased overall between 1990 and 2010, white women benefited far more than did black women.

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"Truthful Tuesday": Moral Monday movement spreads to South Carolina

"A goal of our Truthful Tuesday protests was to get people talking, change the dialogue, and reduce the tea party influence on Republicans. That is happening," said Brett Bursey, director of the S. C. Progressive Network.

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Today in women's history: Suffragist Matilda Joslyn Gage dies

She was raised in a household dedicated to ending slavery. Her father was a nationally known abolitionist, and the Joslyn home was a station on the Underground Railway. Her life's work became the struggle for the liberation of women.

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Students and community rally in support of Temple U. professor Anthony Monteiro

Recent years have seen sporadic controversies related to the question of whether Temple has lost its way and strayed from Conwell's original hopes and intentions.

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Black Panther Eddie Conway, free after 44 years, calls for release of all political prisoners

Marshall Eddie Conway charged that many, like himself, were victims of frame-ups orchestrated under the infamous FBI Counter Intelligence Program (COINTELPRO).

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Housing group files federal civil rights complaint vs. Deutsche Bank

Groups said Deutsche Bank is blighting communities of color by ignoring their responsibilities as trustees to maintain their properties.

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Angela Davis: Defeating racism the key to curbing the right wing

The celebration in New York of African American culture and struggles, featured a mix of working-class culture, educational presentations, and progressive politics.

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Communists and the long struggle for African American equality

Throughout its 95-year history the Communist Party USA has always been in the vanguard of the struggle for African American equality. 

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“We Tell Our Stories”— a community honors its heroes

The Oscars may be coming up this week, but in Oakland, People's World and Mamas 4 Obamas hosted an equally dramatic Feb. 22 event: "We Tell Our Stories."

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Demonstrators demand justice for Jordan Davis

A week of action is taking place here all this week demanding Dunn be retried. Yesterday people wore black ribbons in remembrance of Jordan Davis.

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