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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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Carter Woodson and the road to African American History Month

Carter Woodson and the road to African American History Month

Meet Carter G. Woodson, the Black historian who founded Negro History Week in 1926.

BY: Norman Markowitz| February 23, 2021
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We must fight to keep RBG’s legacy alive

We must fight to keep RBG’s legacy alive

RBG's death sets off another skirmish for democracy.

BY: Communist Party USA| September 19, 2020
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A “great dictator” makes his debut

A “great dictator” makes his debut

Trump's threat to send in federal troops is a threat to civil rights and democracy.

BY: Communist Party USA| June 4, 2020
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Reflections on the communist movement, democracy and the resistance

Reflections on the communist movement, democracy and the resistance

An interview with Joe Sims, Co-Chair of the CPUSA, on where the Party and the people's movements stand today.

BY: Joe Sims| March 25, 2020
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