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Freddie Gray's death lit another fuse, this time it's Baltimore

Freddie Gray's name tragically joins the seemingly endless list of young African American men brutally murdered at the hands of police.


Rapid rise in super PACs dominated by single donors

A growing number of political committees have become instruments of single donors.


Lee Cain: he kept his eyes on the prize

Lee Cain was a powerful orator who had toiled for years at the Dodge Main plant and was a leader of the Black Caucus of the UAW.


Obama recommends taking Cuba off list of state sponsors of terrorism

On Tuesday, Obama recommended that Cuba be removed from The U.S. State Department's "State Sponsors of Terrorism List."


Hillary Clinton announces: “I’m running for president!”

Hillary Rodham Clinton announced Sunday that she is running for president a second time.


History in the making: Obama and Castro meet face to face

"The Cold War has been over for a long time," said Obama; "I'm not interested in having battles that started before I was born."


Today in history: The Civil War ends

The death toll is estimated at perhaps as many as 750,000, out of a total U.S. population of only 30 million at the time.


Jesus “Chuy” Garcia campaigns in Los Angeles for support

Chuy asked the people in LA to join him in making history with this groundbreaking campaign.


Chuy, mayoral candidate in Chicago, ‘educates’ Rahm

Emanuel "took money from these schools and gave it to elite private schools founded by big campaign contributors," Garcia charges.


Mayor Ras Baraka tops Harlem evening of black culture and struggle

The meeting's theme was "Support City Officials Who Fight for Equality, a Living Wage and Against Racism."

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