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AME Church founder Richard Allen honored on a new stamp

He was an inspiring figure whose life and work helped shape American history. 

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Sanders’ recent victories recall history of prairie socialism

The Sanders campaign is a major factor in re-igniting the flame of struggle for a more just society.

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This week in history: First Black woman earns a medical degree

Rebecca Davis Lee became the first African-American woman to become a physician in the United States.

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This week in history: Kickass black feminist Flo Kennedy born

She was a lawyer, activist, civil rights advocate, lecturer, writer and feminist.

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The focus on Iowa caucuses: accident meets media hype

A relatively small number of Iowans take part in the caucuses, but the caucuses decisions are worth scrutinizing because participants study the issues and are knowledgeable and thoughtful.

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This week in history: Louis D. Brandeis nominated to Supreme Court

His nomination was bitterly contested and denounced by conservative Republicans.

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Boston's MLK march unites movements for economic and racial justice

"As we commemorate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the fight for economic and racial justice continues."

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This week in history: Robert Clifton Weaver, first Black U.S. Cabinet member

Weaver noted there was a great difference between the income of most African Americans and the cost of living.

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Getting racism out of school curricula

How much progress have we made in getting racism out of our schools since the Supreme Court decision in Brown vs. Board of Education?

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