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12:34 AM / Monday April 6, 2020

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Black America 2013: Hook in and hook up

January 6, 2013

How will African-American people improve our situation in 2013? Right now, we have higher unemployment than any other population in our nation, less wealth, higher school dropout rates, and more crime in our communities. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. once said that African-American communities…

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How the NRA kills and will continue to try and kill gun curbs

December 29, 2012

Outgoing Nebraska Senator Nelson’s alleged sin was that he helped put Sonia Sotomayor on the Supreme Court. It reminded its supporters that the Nebraska Senator can’t be a pro-gun senator when he backs anti-gun judges. It’s next alert read, “Boot Brown out of office.

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Why Obama must stand firm on taxing the wealthy

December 17, 2012

Obama has heard every argument from the GOP, the gaggle of conservative economists, and financial analysts on why it’s foolhardy to press for a tax hike on the wealthy. The hike won’t come close to raising the revenue needed to avert the fiscal cliff. It will stunt business growth and…

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White guys still rule the GOP

December 10, 2012

House Speaker John Boehner didn’t bother to go through the pretense of recommending more women and minorities to chair House committees. All nineteen of his chair picks were white men. The committee chairs determine what legislation gets heard or stonewalled in the House.

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Where did Black Radio go?

December 2, 2012

“Historically, Black Radio … fulfilled all functions Black people needed … but now it’s time to take a serious look and right the wrong of the mess we call Black Radio today,” says Dr. Todd Steven Burroughs, a lecturer in the Communication Studies Department at Morgan State University.

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The GOP hit on Rice is a hit on President Obama

November 25, 2012

The GOP hit on UN Ambassador Susan Rice for the murderous Benghazi attack is not about her alleged bungling, untruthfulness, or lack of accomplishment. It’s yet another GOP ploy to weaken, besmirch, and taint President Obama.

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Secession Obsession

November 18, 2012

There’s about to be a whole range of discussions in Washington on ways that we can avoid going off of a fiscal cliff in terms of the Federal Deficit. But if President Barack Obama wanted to, he could help the government solve this problem by honoring the request of the residents of a group of states that…

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Benghazi revelations won’t hurt President Obama

November 2, 2012

It’s clear from the series of emails that the White House was informed that the attack on the American embassy in Libya may have been a planned, organized terrorist attack. President Obama’s critics jumped on this again supposedly as smoking gun proof that the White House…

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All over again

October 28, 2012

It’s Déjà vu. And yes the immortal Yogi Berra would say “all over again.” The hard fought, tersely tight 2012 presidential election looks more and more like a contest that could end with one candidate winning the popular vote while the other wins the electoral vote.

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Insufficient Funds…

October 19, 2012

I was in the Laundromat last weekend looking for something to do when I clicked on the link sent to me by a friend of mine of the fight between Cleveland bus driver Artis Hughes and Shidea Lane, a passenger that was giving him a hard time.

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