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Today in U.S. history: Racists bomb Birmingham church, kill 4 children

Many martyrs died in the cause of freedom, but none touched the conscience of the nation and the world more deeply than the terrorist murder of these four children.

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People of the wide world of sports, unite!

Colin Kaepernick's protest of racial injustice and police violence against African Americans has drawn more athletes into the dialogue.

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Los Angeles protesters call out Trump's biggest campaign donor on affordable housing

Real estate developer Geoff Palmer has fueled and profited from the continued California foreclosure crisis.

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The Paul Lavietes story comes to light: A victory over McCarthyism

Except for the fact that he did not enjoy the renown of screenwriter Dalton Trumbo, Lavietes' story is just as inspiring.

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Republican platform calls for destruction of workers' rights

Here's a comparison between the Democratic and Republican platforms; because the Republicans use coded, twisted language, we've included helpful translations.

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Kids of color suffer worse outcomes from childhood cancer

In addition to funding problems for research into childhood cancers, there are also serious disparities in mortality rates. 

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This week in history: National Hispanic Heritage Month begins September 15

We recognize the contributions made and the important presence of Hispanic and Latin Americans to the U.S. and celebrate their heritage and culture.

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From our September 11, 2001 archives: Facing the future from Ground Zero

On September 11, 2001, only a few members of the then-People's Weekly World staff were in the Manhattan editorial office when the airplanes hit the Twin Towers.

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Groups bring cross-cultural solidarity to Standing Rock

It was a wet and windy weekend at the Standing Rock Reservation, N.D. but weather was the least of the problems facing protestors.

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L.A. protest calls out security firm for involvement in attack on DAPL protesters

A broad coalition of Native rights, environmentalist and other community groups staged the action on Sept. 7. 

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