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Richard Overton, 108, is thought to be the oldest living veteran in the United States. But he’s as active as ever. On… Read More

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The Republican takeover of the Senate signals deep challenges that will gravely impact our families and communities. It’s a… Read More


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By now, you’ve probably heard that Detroit filed bankruptcy and as of November 7th received court approval for its… Read More

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Missing Black Women Don't Matter

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