February

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Chicago will be site for Occupy's Spring

There's another springtime swirling here in Chicago: the rebirth of the Occupy movement.

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Rev. Franklin Graham apologizes to President Obama for questioning his faith

Rev. Franklin Graham has issued an apology for questioning President Obama's faith. The evangelist son of Billy Graham in an interview on Morning Joe, when asked about the president's faith, repeatedly said, "I don't know, ask him."

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Is Ben & Jerry’s fortune cookie ice cream insulting or not?

Some doubt the fortune-cookie ice cream is really a problem, but others say it reflects how little most Americans know about Asian Americans.

U.S. report backs Steelworker warning on oil supply

Now, the Steelworkers say, it's up to the government to do something about it.

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First black actor to win an Oscar: Hattie McDaniel

Roles in film for African Americans at the time were almost exclusively as maids and servants. McDaniel excelled at appearing in such roles, for which she received wide criticism.

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Black and Latino seniors face double poverty rates

A new report says that 19.4% of Black seniors  and 19%t of Latino seniors have incomes below the federal poverty line, compared to 9.4%  for the senior population as a whole.

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At UAW legislative conference, Obama defends auto bailout

In a rousing speech to a legislative conference of the UAW, President Obama defended his administration's bailout of the auto industry and credited UAW workers as the real saviors of the big Detroit companies.

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Teachers stand up and fight

Teachers with Alliance/AFT of Dallas picketed outside the administration office of the Dallas Independent School district before the board meeting on Feb. 23.

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Ben & Jerry's apologizes for "Taste the Lin-sanity" ice cream

It seems too many "clever" media and advertisers think the way to respond to Asian Americans is with a joke, an ethnic stereotype or a plain old slur.

Republican Party: back to the future

Will pandering to bigots and religious extremists be enough to save the Romney campaign?

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