Monthly Archives: February 2009

Harry Flournoy: How My Team Succeeded in the Face of Racism, March 15 & 16

Harry Flournoy was one of five black starters who led the Texas Western Miners to the 1966 NCAA men’s basketball title, beating the all-white Kentucky Wildcats in the final. It was the first step in the desegregation of college sports … Continue reading

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News Summary for February 13, 2009

ACTIONS   Children’s Health Care-ongoing   Please thank our Pennsylvania Congressional delegation and President Obama for their support of the 2009 Children’s Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act (CHIPRA – H.R. 2) that will cover health care for millions more children … Continue reading

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Single Payer Health Care for All–Pittsburgh, March 28

SINGLE PAYER HEALTH CARE FOR ALL—CITIZEN CALL TO ACTION! will be held on March 28, 2009, 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. in 2210 Doherty Hall at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh. The keynote speaker is Donna Smith of the Progressive Democrats of … Continue reading

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News Summary for February 6, 2009

ACTIONS   Economic Stimulus   Calls and e-mails may still be needed through the weekend. To call on Pennsylvania’s senators to support the economic stimulus package, go to http://org2.democracyinaction.org/o/5415/t/3692/campaign.jsp?campaign_KEY=1011.   Children’s Health Care   Please thank our Pennsylvania Congressional delegation … Continue reading

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