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Black History Month: Shirley Chisholm

  Shirley Chisholm on November 30, 1924, as Shirley Anita St. Hill. She was an African-American politician, educator, and author. In 1968, she became the first African-American woman elected to the U.S. Congress and represented New York’s 12th Congressional District from...
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Martin Luther King, Jr. Day: Bernice King on Barack Obama and her father’s legacy

  Bernice Albertine King, second daughter and youngest child of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., speaks with the BBC about President Obama, poverty, guns, and her father’s legacy. Happy Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, America! Happy Martin Luther King, Jr. Day to...
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Gov. Mitt Romney: Willie Sutton in a corporate suit

William "Willie" Sutton was born the fourth of five children on June 30, 1901, in Brooklyn, New York. He never made it past the eighth grade, but he was known as a "prolific" bank robber. During his 40-year criminal career,...
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Mitt Romney: Geographically Challenged

Like millions of other Americans, I watched the third and final Presidential debate, not on television in my native California, but on my laptop in Germany....
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Affordable Health Care or Not: You Decide!

Now that America’s first health care system has been upheld by the Supreme Court of the United States as constitutional, it’s time for everyone to make up his or her own mind about The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA). The...
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