February

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Philly celebrates African American history with calls for peace action

PHILADELPHIA -- More than 50 people crowded into the Du Bois Center on Baltimore Avenue in West Philadelphia last Friday to hear Anthony Monteiro, professor of African American Studies at Temple University, deliver a history lecture.

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For one county, the worst is yet to come

For at least one California county's budget it's a crisis that will only get worse.

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Black History Month: Working together for justice

Connecticut Black History Month event features author Dr. Gerald Horne and the New Haven Firebirds.

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Law enforcement leaders call for immigration reform

Local law enforcement leaders are urging Congress and President Obama to pass comprehensive immigration reform because the consequences of the current system are jeopardizing community safety and public trust.

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Protests blanket nation as health summit opens

CHICAGO - Hundreds of union members, business owners, sick people denied benefits by their insurance companies, their families and activists braved snow squalls and icy winds blowing in from Lake Michigan last night.

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GOP wages war vs. local government

In Indiana, GOP Gov. Mitch Daniels is waging war on local communities.

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Hate group overwhelmed by pro-LGBT counter-protest

LONG BEACH, Calif. -- Pride was out in force in Long Beach for a counter-protest against an antigay hate group on February 19.

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Black history event inspires activists to fight for equality

Black, brown and white unity has always been an important component in the struggle for African American equality.

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Republican hypocrisy on Recovery Act runs rampant

Not on single Republican voted to pass President Obama's economic recovery act in February 2009, but now they are all trying to get a piece of it.

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Black farmers settlement is "win for all family farmers"

Willie Adams, a Black farmer in Greene County, Ga., hailed President Obama's $1.25 billion proposed settlement of a lawsuit by Black farmers demanding compensation for 80 years of racist discrimination in federal farm loan programs.

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