February

Hip Hop community joins protest of radio racism

NEW YORK — Protesters were on the street outside the office of Hot 97 here Feb. 14, the second day back on the job for suspended morning show deejays.

Only a mass movement can end lraq occupation

While an Islamic Shiite coalition won a slim majority in the Jan. 30 elections in Iraq, the results indicate that no single group can control the country’s political process.

Valentines Day picket line: No sweetheart deals

CHICAGO — A new campaign to build opposition in Illinois to President Bush’s Social Security privatization scheme kicked off here Feb. 14 with a picket line at the Charles Schwab Corp.

Keystone State rallies for mass transit

HARRISBURG, Pa. — Gray skies and cold driving rain didn’t keep more than 2,000 Pennsylvanians from rallying for permanent mass transit funding in front of the state Capitol here Feb. 14. Demonstrators from all parts of the state came by bus, train and car, carrying signs that read “Fund transit now” and “No fare hikes.”

Tyner to speak on fight for equality

NEW HAVEN, Conn. — Jarvis Tyner, executive vice chair of the Communist Party USA and a founder of the Black Radical Congress, will keynote the People’s Weekly World 31st Annual African American History Month celebration in Connecticut on Feb. 27.

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