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South Philly Hotel Owner Says Racism Not Behind Restaurant’s Eviction

The local branch of the NAACP is accusing a South Philadelphia hotel of discrimination, for allegedly asking that the attached restaurant not schedule any hip-hop parties.

03/18/2011

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Discovering Frances Harper

A poet, novelist, political activist and vice president of the newly formed National Association of Colored Women in 1896… yet the name Frances Ellen Watkins Harper cannot be found in most history books.

02/02/2011

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African-American Vote Could Be Pivotal In Mid-Term Elections

President Obama has been campaigning hard in heavily democratic cities like Philadelphia to rally the African-American vote.

10/29/2010

Analysis: Tea Party Experiences Some Growing Pains

A political storm has surrounded the national tea party –a  major figure is out.

07/19/2010

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