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Writing black troops out of Civil War history paved way for Jim Crow

"If we don't tell our own story it will not be told."


Lobstermen take on Maine's tea party governor

IMLU Local 207 of the Lobstermen's Union is taking on Maine's tea party Republican Governor Paul LePage over a host of issues.


Today in history: Catholic pacifist David Miller burns his draft card

The Catholic pacifist affiliated with the Catholic Worker movement, attended a rally held near the Armed Forces Induction Center in Manhattan.


Demonstrators to Connecticut's Sen. Blumenthal: Peace yes! War, no!

Connecticut residents unfurled a long stream of petitions calling on Blumenthal to support the peace agreement with Iran as his six other Congressional colleagues have done.


People’s World wins new round of media awards

People's World received a new round of media awards recently for news and opinion-editorial writing.


Confederate flags, monuments, going down in wake of massacre

Politicians across the South are distancing themselves from the Confederate battle flag, but tributes to slaveocracy and its racist legacy persist around the country.


Picturesque ruins tell forgotten history in Florida

Hidden behind thick live oak trees and palmetto palms, large coquina walls and archways tell the story of slavery and Indian removal in Florida.


S. Carolina leaders call for removing Confederate flag from statehouse grounds

The Confederate flag features prominently in photos of the white youth arrested and charged with the murders.


Today in history: World War I vets demand relief

During the Great Depression, the "Bonus Expeditionary Force," a group of World War I veterans seeking to cash in their veterans' bonus certificates, arrived in D.C.


Pentagon commemoration of Vietnam War far from complete

The Pentagon commemoration omits contributions of the peace movement "on the home front" that helped bring an end to the war.

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