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NAACP: Over a century of struggle

Since its founding 102 years ago, the NAACP has been at the forefront in the fight for civil rights and social justice for African Americans and all working people.

White House to boost fuel economy standards

The average car fuel economy will nearly double by 2025 to almost 55 miles per gallon, President Obama announced.

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Is snail mail on its last legs?

The United States Postal Service has announced that it will examine 3,700 post offices for the possibility of closure.

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APALA fights wage theft

"It will take all of us to change things in corporate America," APALA President Luisa Blue said.

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NAACP calls for end to "war on drugs"

The NAACP put forth a resolution publically calling an end to the failed 40-year drug war, started in 1971 at the behest of President Nixon.

Rally: Hands off big 3 - Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid (video)

It was billed as a vigil, but it was clearly a thumpin' rally of 300 people saying "Hands off Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid."

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Obama calls for unity, immigration reform at La Raza meet

President Barack Obama was welcomed by thousands attending the National Council of La Raza's annual conference, where he delivered a major speech.

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Gay rights are civil rights, says NAACP's Julian Bond

NAACP hosts town hall meeting on gay, lesbian and transgender issues and homophobia.

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Right wing leading on social media, survey suggests

John McCain said in 2008 he didn't even have email, but now Republicans might be ahead of Democrats in the race to control social media.

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GOP launches "race to the bottom" for Michigan environment

"Racing to the bottom on environmental protection and worker safety isn't a jobs plan for Michigan," said Mark Schauer, national co-chair of the BlueGreen Alliance Jobs 21! campaign.

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