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Obama Fights For His Pick To Lead DOJ Civil RIghts Division Amid Opposition On Both SIdes

Obama Fights For His Pick To Lead DOJ Civil RIghts Division Amid Opposition On Both SIdes

By Andrew Scot Bolsinger President Barack Obama’s choice to lead the Justice Department’s Civil Rights division failed to gain a majority of voters in the Democratic-controlled Senate on Wednesday. Seven Democrats joined Republican opposition against the confirmation of Debo Adegbile in a 47-52 vote. Adegbile worked at the NAACP Legal Defense Fund and helped represent […]

Man Speaks Out Against Prison Sentence Right As He Is About To Be Executed

Man Speaks Out Against Prison Sentence Right As He Is About To Be Executed

By Dr. Sinclair Grey III There are many opinions about prison. Some contend that prison is a correctional facility designed to transform the lives of individuals who’ve been convicted of criminal activity. Others may see prison as a warehouse that keeps violent men and women off the streets thereby protecting the community from criminals. And […]

Pres. Obama: Here Are The Real Reasons The Black Family Is Broken Down

Pres. Obama: Here Are The Real Reasons The Black Family Is Broken Down

By Andrew Scot Bolsinger President Barack Obama issued a signature, second-term, legacy-starting campaign called “My Brother’s Keeper” on Feb. 27, but the critics have not stood quietly by. Criticism has come from many segments of the population, including from within the African-American community itself. But a recent commentary in The Guardian puts that criticism in […]

Crystal M. Hayes: North Carolina Peace Action Opposes “Stand Your Ground”

Crystal M. Hayes: North Carolina Peace Action Opposes “Stand Your Ground”

North Carolina Peace Action is non-profit education and advocacy organization that envisions a world where all beings are free from the threat of war and oppression.  We stand together as one human family to resolve conflicts peacefully in all our endeavors and support human rights.  Our mission is the abolition of war and oppression around […]

Senator Wants To Put 18,000 Gangster Disciples In Prison

Senator Wants To Put 18,000 Gangster Disciples In Prison

By Andrew Scot Bolsinger Despite rampant overcrowding and a federal push to end America’s massive incarceration build-up, Illinois Republican Sen. Mark Kirk’s push for a massive arrest of 18,000 members of Chicago’s Gangster Disciples continues. In 2013 Kirk sought out $30 million from the Senate Appropriations Committee to fund the arrests and incarcerations, according to […]

Rachel Miller-Bradshaw: Obama’s ‘My Brother’s Keeper’ Program Has To Focus On Family Values

Rachel Miller-Bradshaw:  Obama’s ‘My Brother’s Keeper’ Program Has To Focus On Family Values

By Rachel Miller-Bradshaw “If we help these young men become better husbands and fathers they will not only become better citizens but pass this on to their children,” said President Obama during his speech today about the newly enacted My Brother’s Keeper program. This program will concentrate on young men of color, an extremely disenfranchised […]

President Obama’s Approval Rating Dips… Are You Surprised?

President Obama’s Approval Rating Dips… Are You Surprised?

By Lechette Walker The disappointment in President Barak Obama’s presidency has increased according to recent polls. The poll results show that the Republicans and Independents are mostly dissatisfied with his presidency, and there is about a quarter of Democrats that feel the same way about our first African American President. The contributing factors that are […]

Is Lobbyist Attempt To Ban Gays From NFL A PR Stunt?

Is Lobbyist Attempt To Ban Gays From NFL A PR Stunt?

By David Bloodsaw The Root reports that a Washington D.C. lobbyist wants to ban gay athletes from playing in the N.F.L. We’ll address the legalities momentarily.  Hopefully, you can remember a little about lobbying from your high school government class. Lobbyist Jack Burkman is introducing legislation that will prohibit gay athletes from playing professional football […]

President Obama Honors 24 Army Veterans Previously Overlooked

President Obama Honors 24 Army Veterans Previously Overlooked

By Dr. Sinclair Grey III Serving in the United States Armed Forces displays a tremendous amount of courage, bravery, and dedication to your country. Without a doubt, men and women who served and currently serve this country should be commended for their unselfish act. Risking one’s life every day for freedom deserves a special thank […]

Tabloids In Uganda Release List Of Country’s Top Gays

Tabloids In Uganda Release List Of Country’s Top Gays

By Barry Burch Jr. Nothing is quite off limits when it comes to tabloids.  Even in Uganda, you can run across this type of journalism and be shocked by what you see. Just one day following the passing of some severe anti-gay laws by Uganda,  a tabloid newspaper there released a list of what they called […]