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Oct 21st

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Summer shouldn't mean hunger for our nation's children

Summer shouldn't mean hunger for our nation's childrenAs a child, I always looked forward to the carefree joy of summertime. I remember the long days of playing outside at a nearby park until I needed to come home for lunch. Unfortunately, many of our nation's children do not experience the simple joys of summer. In fact, far too many are left worrying where their next breakfast or lunch will come from when schools are dismissed for summer break.
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Agency provides critical services to low-income populations

Agency provides critical services to low-income populationsThe anti-poverty soldier

In January 1964, President Lyndon B. Johnson stood before the nation to deliver his first State of the Union.
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Get the money out of politics

Get the money out of politicsNobody asked me, but, watching television commercials these days has become an exercise in suspended intelligence and memory.
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Letter to the editor: Please don't touch my hair

Letter to the editor: Please don't touch my hairI am a biracial woman (African-American and European descent).

I have voluminous curly hair that I wear naturally. I am always surprised by the reactions I get from people about my natural hair. I have had complete strangers touch my hair, making me feel violated and I have had numerous hair salon tragedies.
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Food insecurity: A disgraceful reality

Food insecurity: A disgraceful realityAfter witnessing the national media coverage of the Chicago Public Schools teachers' strike of 2012, one distinct and disturbing image still haunts me.
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Wicked apparatus enables Minnesota poverty

Wicked apparatus enables Minnesota povertyIt seems that each year a national report from one agency or another notes Minnesota fares particularly well as compared to other states when it comes to the general well-being of its citizens.
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Michael Dunn verdict the beginning of justice in the killing of Jordan Davis

Michael Dunn verdict the beginning of justice in the killing of Jordan DavisWashington – Today a jury found Michael Dunn guilty of three counts of attempted murder and one count of firing a deadly weapon in a November 2012 shooting which left 17-year-old Jordan Davis dead. The judge declared a mistrial on the charge of first degree murder and a retrial may be scheduled for later this year. Advancement Project Co-Director Judith Browne Dianis issued the following statement in response:
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