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Black History Month 2014: We're Not Going Back

Jarvis Tyner, Executive Vice-Chair of the Communist Party USA, speaks about the history of African Americans in North America, the interconnection between racism and captialism in the U.S., the role of slavery in accumulating massive wealth and more.

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Comrade Nelson Mandela, an Appreciation & Farewell

On December 4, 2013, the former President of South Africa, Comrade Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela, universally known in South Africa by his clan or praise name, Madiba, passed away peacefully at his home in Johannesburg. South Africa's president has announced that Madiba will be buried in his mother's village, Qunu, in the Xhosa heartland, as he wished. President Obama and many other world leaders have announced their intention to attend.

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Long live Nelson Mandela!

*TO THE SOUTH AFRICAN COMMUNIST PARTY, THE AFRICAN NATIONAL CONGRESS, THE CONGRESS OF SOUTH AFRICAN TRADE UNIONS AND THE PEOPLE OF THE REPUBLIC OF SOUTH AFRICA**FROM: THE COMMUNIST PARTY OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA (CPUSA)*

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Black America & 2012 election: What's at stake? Join the conversation

The presidential debates are over. While the differences of the two major candidates on most issues are stark, where do the candidates stand on the issues faced by African Americans today?

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Libya for the Libyans: Stop the intervention!

After the killing of former Libyan leader Muammar Gadaffi, some in the corporate controlled media are extolling the overall operation as the right way for the United States to project force overseas in the future.

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Happy 90th birthday, SACP

The following is a 90th birthday greeting sent to the South African Communist Party from the Communist Party USA.

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The struggle for African American equality in the 21st century

Join the Communist Party in celebration of Black History Month for a national teleconference on "The Struggle for African American Equality in the 21st Century," on WEDNESDAY, Feb. 23* at 8 p.m. Eastern.

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Death penalty, shot through with racism, cannot be fixed

On CBS "60 Minutes" show and in a detailed essay in The New York Review of Books, retired U.S. Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens came out swinging against the death penalty.

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WTTW Chicago remembers communist Frank Lumpkin, 93

Frank Lumpkin, steel workers, labor activist and communist passed away in Chicago March 1 at the age of 93. Below is a short video from Chicago T.V. station WTTW rememebring his life and the struggle to save the jobs of workers at Wisconsin Steel.

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CPUSA celebrates Black History Month 2009

Below are a series of recent articles and resources on African American History by the Communist Party and its publications, the People's Weekly World newspaper and Political Affairs magazine.

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