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Why we still march

50 years after the seminal event of the civil rights era, the work is still unfinished By Sherrilyn A. Ifill Constance Baker Motley, the great civil rights lawyer with the NAACP Legal Defense Fund, was not planning […]

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Why the New Minorities are Joining the Democratic Party

The Republican Party today has a race neutral and culturally accommodating philosophy.  What that means is that they pretend that race and culture are not major factors in determining success in America. They profess that if […]

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Chargers, NFL Support King’s Vision

The San Diego Chargers and Chairman of the Board-President Dean Spanos-joined with the National Football League to provide a $1 million gift to the Washington, DC Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial Project Foundation, the […]

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Standing Alone for Justice

Rev. Dr. William Barber II has been arrested many times. He’s been hit up with death threats.  Ugly verbal assaults and over-the-top criticism of his stance on education, unemployment rates, voting rights and high levels […]

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Ronald Reagan Was No Friend to Blacks

New America Media, Commentary, Earl Ofari Hutchinson It is no surprise that the conservative political consultant Michael Reagan would try to rewrite the historical record with a wildly inaccurate, absolutely ridiculous assertion that his late […]