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Chicago officer who shot Aaron Harrison in back is exonerated

On Mar. 25, Chicago’s “Independent Police Review Authority” officially exonerated the police officer who shot Aaron Harrison in the ...
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Official unemployment rate hits 8.5 percent

According to the Labor Department, the U.S. unemployment rate climbed from 8.1 percent to 8.5 percent in March. There are now 13.2 million unemployed ...
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Heart failure among Black adults 20 times more prevalent

According to a New England Journal of Medicine study, heart failure occurs 20 times more often among African Americans under 50 years of age than it d...
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Delaware state workers fight back against salary cuts

Dozens of state workers gathered last Thursday outside Legislative Hall in Dover, Del., to demand an end to proposed budget cuts that threaten to slas...
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Imperialists commemorate 1959 CIA-backed uprising of Tibetan elites

March 10, 2009, marked the 50th anniversary of a failed aristocratic uprising in Tibet that led to the exile of the Dalai Lama. The corporate media, i...
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As recession swells, oppressed communities harder hit by job loss

In February, the official unemployment rate in the United States hit 8.1 percent for the first time in over a quarter century. Among African Americans...
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Chicago residents protest closure of clinic in low-income community

On Wednesday, March 4, about 50 protesters gathered outside the Center for Women and Families to picket and rally against the clinic’s closure. ...
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Racist New York Post cartoon spurs mass outrage

Hundreds of protesters have demonstrated against a racist New York Post cartoon released on Feb.18. The cartoon depicted police riddling a chimpanzee ...
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Latinos now account for 40 percent of all federal prisoners

A new study shows that Latino nationalities now account for 40 percent of all federal inmates, making them the largest oppressed group in federal pris...
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Employers squeeze workers as joblessness soars

Employers cut 598,000 jobs in January according to statistics released by the U.S. Department of Labor. The number of workers filing first-time claims...