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Judge rules second time for tribes in South Dakota Indian child welfare case

The old maxim applies: "Justice delayed is justice denied."

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Adios Anita! Chicago challenges state’s attorney’s lack of transparency

In the midst of the bureaucratic uproar, citizens are gearing up to vote at the Cook County State's Attorney election on March 15.

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The black community is key in South Carolina primary

Pundits have been examining opinions within the African American community and trying to predict whether Clinton or Sanders will capture the black vote.

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This week in history: First Black woman earns a medical degree

Rebecca Davis Lee became the first African-American woman to become a physician in the United States.

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Justice Department’s civil rights complaint against Ferguson could set model for reform

The Department of Justice filed a robust complaint against Ferguson, Missouri, charging the city with violations of federal civil rights statutes.

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This week in history: Kickass black feminist Flo Kennedy born

She was a lawyer, activist, civil rights advocate, lecturer, writer and feminist.

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Race or class: Must Bernie choose?

Is Sanders' greatest weakness his campaign's limited addressing of race? Or is he being unfairly targeted for taking on economic injustice?

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This week in history: Robert Clifton Weaver, first Black U.S. Cabinet member

Weaver noted there was a great difference between the income of most African Americans and the cost of living.

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Justice for Mario Woods to San Francisco Mayor: Fire police chief

"Fire Chief Suhr!" said activists. "Independent Investigation! And charge these cops with murder!" 

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