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Income inequality grows in U.S. by George Curry

Equally important to the fiscal cliff perhaps more important in conversation in the long term – is the issue of income inequality. ...

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Deadline looms for Gov. Perdue’s Wilmington Ten pardon decision

Now that the 2012 presidential and gubernatorial elections are history, supporters for Gov. Beverly Perdue to grant individual pardons of innocence for the Wilmington Ten are focused to building more overwhelming public support for the cause before she leaves office on Dec. 31st. ...

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Obama should thank Jesse Jackson for winning formula

Obama won the election by assembling a progressive Democratic coalition pioneered by Jesse Jackson in 1984 and 1988. ...

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Budget cuts should protect the safety net

We won’t be able to go forward until Congress sits down and makes the hard decisions to create a just budget that invests in children. ...

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The Wilmington Ten: 40 years of loss and struggle

There is no question that the false prosecution forty years of the nine young black men and one white woman who would become widely known as the "Wilmington Ten," dramatically impacted their lives, as well as those of their families and loved ones. ...

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Black unemployment still needs to be addressed by Dr. Julianne Malveaux

There are real issues that must be faced not only in the next few weeks, but also in the next few years. ...

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Right to reparations granted in UK Court

Three elderly Kenyans won a major victory in Britain’s High Court, giving them the green light to demand compensation for torture ...

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Upsurge in killings by police and vigilantes ‘sickens’ Nigerian citizens

In an unprecedented upsurge in deadly violence, some 30 civilians were shot dead by uniformed troops in northern Nigeria ...

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Landmark court settlement for reporter beaten by police

A Nigerian High Court has awarded a local journalist over half a million dollars for a brutal beating he received while covering a protest at a local bank. ...

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Anger flares over British cover story ‘Sad South Africa’

A sensational cover story in the prestigious UK-based Economist magazine, provided a disturbing picture of South Africa in “sad decline.” ...

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