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  • National Clips

    National Clips

    July 1, 2003

    SACRAMENTO, Calif.: Feed the hungry or the corporations? Bill Camp, executive secretary of the Sacramento AFL-CIO, led 1,000 workers, environmentalists, and food activists through city streets to the State Capitol steps protesting the invitation-only, U.S. government-sponsored...

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  • The roots of Pride Month

    The roots of Pride Month

    July 1, 2003 By Jennifer Barnett

    This week marks the end of June – Pride Month – the commemoration of the Stonewall Rebellion and the celebration of the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered (GLBT) community. Pride celebrations have been in the news...

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  • Seniors blow whistle on Bush-GOP Rx scam

    Seniors blow whistle on Bush-GOP Rx scam

    July 1, 2003

    WASHINGTON – Nearly 1,000 senior citizens rallied on Capitol Hill June 25 and blew plastic whistles to show their anger at sham prescription drug bills that benefit drug companies and George W. Bush’s election while opening...

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  • PUSH convention challenges candidates

    PUSH convention challenges candidates

    July 1, 2003 By Fred Gaboury

    CHICAGO – Delegates to the 32nd Annual Conference of the Rainbow/PUSH Coalition grilled seven of the nine candidates seeking the Democratic Party presidential nomination and called for a change in the nation’s foreign and domestic priorities.

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  • High court upholds affirmative action

    High court upholds affirmative action

    July 1, 2003

    WASHINGTON – The grassroots movement that marched and rallied in defense of affirmative action over the last decade hailed the Supreme Court’s 5 to 4 decision, June 23, upholding race-conscious admissions programs at the University of...

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