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As I sit at the computer trying to complete my 2011 federal tax forms I find myself getting more and more angry. I realize that
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I was interested in Mr. Washington’s article, “African-Americanism vs Black” The ‘debate still rages’ (Feb. 13)” First of all, why is there a “debate” and
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