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Ferguson: Black Town, White Power


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Back in 1876, the city of St. Louis made a fateful decision. Tired of providing services to the outlying areas, the city cordoned itself off, separating from St.

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The Black Scare and the Democratic Party - Gerald Horne on Reality Asserts Itself 2/6

via The Black Scare and the Democratic Party – Gerald Horne on Reality Asserts Itself 2/6.

Mr. Horne says the Democrats are heavily dependent upon black votes, but afraid of defending their interests out of fear of alienating cross-class racism deeply entrenched in American history –   August 19, 2014

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The Ferguson NRA Lessons

The news media and many civil rights activists are addressing the tragic death of an African American teenage as a case of pervasive prejudice. For Al Sharpton and Jesse Jackson, their disgust over the shooting presents also a chance for front page and prime time TV coverage. 552 more words

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Sen. Enzi Wins Wyoming's GOP Primary

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — What had been shaping up as one of this year’s most bitterly contested primaries came and went with barely a ripple on Tuesday as Wyoming U.S. 204 more words

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