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Dreezy Claus,  Chicago’s Black Santa Spreads Joy This Holiday Season

Dreezy Claus, Chicago’s Black Santa Spreads Joy This Holiday...

Chicago get ready for Dreezy Claus to breeze through the Windy City. Brown-skinned...

The Great Black Radical You've Never Heard Of - Militant labor organizer Ben Fletcher, in his own words.

The Great Black Radical You've Never Heard Of - Militant...

In the early 20th century, when many U.S. unions disgracefully excluded Asian, Black...

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Gratitude: How to remain thankful even amid unrest and a pandemic

Gratitude: How to remain thankful even amid unrest and...

by Kimberly Durden, Contributing Writer, Chicago Defender For many, 2020 was to...

Biden's Foreign Policy Picks Are From the Hawkish National Security Blob. That Is a Bad Sign. - Biden's incoming team helped shape some of the most militaristic policies of the Obama administration.

Biden's Foreign Policy Picks Are From the Hawkish National...

There was no reason to think that a Biden administration would be to the left of...

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Magnificent Mile Lights Festival Goes Virtual

Magnificent Mile Lights Festival Goes Virtual

The BMO Harris Bank Magnificent Mile Lights Festival promises to entertain and brighten...

In a Functioning Democracy, Pelosi and Schumer Would Have Already Been Tossed from Democratic Leadership - Democratic Party leaders have clung to a failed centrist political strategy. It’s time to move on—by elevating progressives.

In a Functioning Democracy, Pelosi and Schumer Would Have...

In the months leading up to the 2017 New Zealand general election, Labour Party...

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Easterseals CEO Angela Williams Leads Fight for Veterans at Nation’s Largest Disability Nonprofit

Easterseals CEO Angela Williams Leads Fight for Veterans...

Angela F. Williams is president and CEO of Easterseals, the nation’s leading nonprofit...

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Bernie Sanders Is Actively Running for Labor Secretary - Coy before the election, the Vermont Senator is now rallying support to join the Biden administration cabinet

Bernie Sanders Is Actively Running for Labor Secretary...

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) is actively reaching out to allies in a bid to build...

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It’s Time for the Democrats to Deliver for Workers. Fighting for the PRO Act Is the First Step. - With Joe Biden winning the presidency, the Democratic Party needs to come through for working people by passing legislation to dramatically expand labor rights across the United States.

It’s Time for the Democrats to Deliver for Workers. Fighting...

The last four years have represented a pivotal moment for organized labor. My union,...

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Joe Biden becomes 46th president, Kamala Harris become first black woman VP

Joe Biden becomes 46th president, Kamala Harris become...

President-elect Joe Biden’s victory over President Donald Trump is causing jubilation...

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OP-ED:  Is This Your President? Donald Trump’s Litany of Lies

OP-ED: Is This Your President? Donald Trump’s Litany of...

Is this your president? Last night was a sad day for democracy. I read a meme on...

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Joe Biden Said He's Against the Yemen War. He Needs To End It on Day One. - Joe Biden is likely to be the next president. Here's what he can do to halt all U.S. assistance to the onslaught.

Joe Biden Said He's Against the Yemen War. He Needs To...

Joe Biden, likely to secure the electoral college votes he needs to win the presidential...

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