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Monthly Archives: September 2012

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Poll: Obama Has Big Lead in Three Crucial Swing States

According to the latest Qunnipiac/CBS/NY Times poll, President Obama is leading Mitt Romney\by large margins in Ohio, Florida, and Pennsylvania. Is it too late for Romney to recover the ground he’s lost?

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Rhythm, Blue, Social Disorder

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F3cFVlKO8gA&feature=fvst The conscious humyn evaluates and integrates various influences of  style regardless of race, gender or and social divisions. If “male” has a significance, you could receive the conscious male and his personality as influenced by Sade or Nina Simone. He, or better the humyn, could express a masculinity/femininity that is too distinct for either/or. […]

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Ann Coulter is Not Here For Your Civil Rights

Conservative pundit Ann Coulter caused a stir when she asserted that civil rights are a Black thing. No exaggeration. She apparently believes that gays, women, immigrants and any other oppressed group doesn’t deserve America’s most gracious gift of civil rights because they weren’t victims of slavery. I was discussing her comments with a friend who […]

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Rival Chicago Gangs Come Together for ‘Peace’ Basketball Tournament

A basketball tournament over the weekend brought together several rival Chicago gangs for a peaceful day of fun. Awesome! What else can we do to promote peace on the streets of Chicago?

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Ann Coulter: Civil Rights Are ONLY For Black People

During an interview with ABC “This Week” host George Stephanopoulos, conservative firebrand Anne Coulter declared that only black people are owed civil rights in the United States, and that other groups have simply hijacked the civil rights movement for their own agendas. Wow.

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Candid Camera: The Truth About Political Campaigns

Mitt Romney had a tough week. He spent most of last week responding to the Mother Jones video of him talking to a crowd at a $50,000 a plate dinner about how nearly half of Americans are dependent on the government, among other things. A couple of days later, Romney was charged with dying his face […]

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Black Women Leading The Fight Against Voter ID Laws

In the face of voter ID laws that could potentially disenfranchise thousands of minority voters this November, black women in particular are at the forefront of voting rights advocacy across the country. Are you registered to vote?

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STUDY: American Schools Still Segregated Along Racial and Economic Lines

60 years after Brown v. Board desegregated public schools, a new report reveals the obvious: American public schools are still largely segregated along racial and economic lines. What do we do about this persistent problem?

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Did Mitt Romney Darken His Complexion for Appearance on Univision?

Mitt Romney’s inexplicably darker complexion on Univision has everyone wondering: did Romney purposefully darken his complexion in order to appeal to a Latino audience? Would he really stoop this low?

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E.E. Likhaya Lam: What Happens When You Build a Home and Safe Space for Black Youth

E.E. Likhaya Lam means equal education is our home in Xhosa. This is now the title of a the CD I was able to record with 15 high school youth about how they came to join a movement, and sing to tell about it. Every time I hear the voices of these 15 young people […]

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