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North Carolina "Historic Thousands" march for economic justice

Thousands poured out in for the Historic Thousands of Jones Street rally with the theme "Forward Together, Not One Step Back."

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Today in black history: NAACP founded

On this day in 1909, the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People - one of America's oldest civil rights organizations - was formed.

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Pope to quit over failing health

In a move without precedent since the Middle Ages, Pope Benedict announced his resignation today.

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Conversation: How Black freedom struggle shapes America

Join People's World in celebrating African American History Month with a national teleconference presentation by Prof. Jamie Wilson.

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Pa. governor’s proposals meeting broad opposition

Tom Corbett, in his third year in office, is seeing growing opposition to his bizarre budget proposals and his pro-corporate agenda.

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Better know an owner: Clippers’ outrageous Donald Sterling

It is incredibly ugly that owners such as Donald Sterling can latch themselves onto the games we enjoy and wreak so much social havoc.

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Obama drone policy is indefensible

The White House has, under pressure, released to Congress classified documents on its secretive drone program.

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Virginia town was center of civil rights struggle

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in 1963 called the Danville Police Department one of the most brutal and vicious he had come across.

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Demands grow for fair and inclusive immigration reform

Immigrant rights organizations, labor, faith based, and civil rights groups have embraced the urgency for comprehensive immigration reform.

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Pelosi vows to curb corporate cash if Dems retake House

The veteran lawmaker said she wants to overturn the 2010 Citizens United Supreme Court decision that produced a tsunami of corporate campaign cash.

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