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  • Editorials

    Editorials

    February 1, 2002

    Meeting the challenge African-American History Month begins against the backdrop of deepening working-class poverty and unemployment, ongoing racial profiling and more Black men and women in jail than in college. The Sept. 11 attack is still...

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  • Major victory at Chicagos V&V

    Major victory at Chicagos V&V

    February 1, 2002

    CHICAGO – On Jan. 21, production workers at V&V Supremo Cheese in the mostly Mexican Pilsen community here voted to ratify their first union contract. They had voted more than a year ago to be represented...

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  • Texas labor endorses minority candidates

    Texas labor endorses minority candidates

    February 1, 2002

    AUSTIN – The Texas AFL-CIO Committee on Political Education (COPE) endorsed two minority and pro-affirmative action candidates for governor and Senate at its Jan. 15 convention here. For many delegates, the defining issues were previous political...

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  • Letters

    Letters

    January 26, 2002

    Free the Cuban five The recent political trial last year in Miami of five Cuban patriots resulted in a total breakdown in communication. Forty years of an inhuman criminal blockade has not destroyed the spirit of...

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  • Editorials

    Editorials

    January 26, 2002

    Time to fight, not run This session of Congress faces a multi-tiered crisis that includes George W. Bush’s “war on terrorism” and a declining economy, made worse by the collapse of Enron and the bankruptcy of...

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