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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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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. 


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.


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.


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.


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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