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The marvelous Marvel Cooke, African American journalist

The marvelous Marvel Cooke, African American journalist

  At the intersection of African American History and Women’s History months is a long list of Black women who have made history as civil rights, labor, and peace activists,...

BY: Marilyn Bechtel| March 8, 2021
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Edna Griffin and the fight to integrate a Des Moines drug store

Edna Griffin and the fight to integrate a Des Moines drug store

In 1948 Iowa, CP member Edna Griffin and a unity coalition met racism head-on.

BY: Travis Smith| February 26, 2021
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The Marxist Classes: MLK’s vision for economic justice (video)

The Marxist Classes: MLK’s vision for economic justice (video)

Martin Luther King's expansive vision of civil rights included economic justice for the poor and working class.

BY: Communist Party USA| February 2, 2021
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“A forthright stand”: Communists in the struggle for Black lives

“A forthright stand”: Communists in the struggle for Black lives

The key to the CPUSA's struggle for Black lives has always been unity.

BY: Tony Pecinovsky| August 10, 2020
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The 1619 Project: Backlash from the “left”

The 1619 Project: Backlash from the “left”

The New York Times 1619 Project illuminates the effects of slavery throughout U.S. history. Why does the World Socialist Review oppose it?

BY: Norman Markowitz| February 24, 2020
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