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Allen Young :
ANALYSIS | Obscure moment in 1951 recalls long history of racial injustice

The CPUSA was the only predominantly white organization to make anti-racism a major priority. By Allen Young | The Rag Blog | July 2, 2020 ROYALSTON, Mass. — When I read the news a few weeks ago that Philonise Floyd, … finish reading Allen Young :
ANALYSIS | Obscure moment in 1951 recalls long history of racial injustice

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Harry Targ : Revisiting ‘American Exceptionalism’

Beacon to the world? Image from Wikimedia Commons. Was Putin right? Revisiting ‘American exceptionalism’ A better future and the survival of the human race require us to realize, as Paul Robeson suggested, that what is precious about humanity is not … finish reading Harry Targ : Revisiting ‘American Exceptionalism’

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Amy Goodman : In Praise of Lena Horne

Singer, actress, and civil rights activist Lena Horne died this week at 92. Photo by Cinetext / Sportsphoto Ltd / Allstar.She fought segregation, McCarthyism:Singing Lena Horne’s praises By Amy Goodman / May 13, 2010 ‘Mississippi wanted its movies without me. … finish reading Amy Goodman : In Praise of Lena Horne

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