Opinion

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Blood and citizenship: Black soldiers and the 4th of July

As we celebrate Independence Day, it is worth remembering how important documents are to us - and where the authority for those documents comes from.

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"(Re)Presenting America": Are culturally specific museums a good thing?

Can oppressed groups resurrect their own suppressed histories through a museum? What has been the historical role of race and ethnicity in the development of the natural history museum?

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Justice for black farmers has May 11 deadline

The 180-day period for monetary claims by Black farmers against the USDA expires this week.

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Fighting racism: a must for victory in November

The political terrain is treacherous and corporate money is flooding into right-wing Super PACS waging a racist, scorched earth policy against President Barack Obama.

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We are all Trayvon Martin

We are all Trayvon Martin, even those of us who have never been trapped alone on a dark street on the thin line between life and death.

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The new assault on affirmative action

Readers may be unaware that Communist trade unionists were pioneers in developing practical programs to integrate minorities and women into employment.

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