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Monthly Archives: June 2013

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Rep. Hank Johnson: Clarence Thomas is Worse Than NSA Leaker Eric Snowden for Gutting VRA

Rep. Hank Johnson (D-GA) slammed Clarence Thomas in a recent interview, admonishing him for voting to essentially gut the Voting Rights Act. According to Johnson, Thomas’ horrific vote ranks below the actions of Eric Snowden, the NSA contractor wanted by the government for leaking classified information about U.S. surveillance programs.

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DOMA Unconstitutional, Religion, and the Right to Be Equal

This week the Supreme Court ruled the Defense of Marriage Act unconstitutional. To be clear: Do I think this decision will help black youth directly? No. Am I happy as hell that  blatant and intentional bigotry rooted in homophobia, sexism, and religious radicalism is finally legally recognized as wrong in my country? Hell Yes. This is not […]

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Paula Deen Has Reached Out to Jesse Jackson: “She Can Be Redeemed”

Yesterday we reported that Paula Deen had hired the services of real life Olivia Pope, Judy Smith to help repair her image. Now, she’s reaching out to Rev. Jesse Jackson, who has actually come to Deen’s defense: “Jackson says if Deen is willing to acknowledge mistakes and make changes, ‘she should be reclaimed rather than destroyed.’”

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Principal Fires Three Black Teachers; Uses Racist, Abusive Language Towards Them

A petition has been launched demanding the ousting of NYC Principal Minerva Zanca, who is accused of firing a group of black teachers, and calling them “big lipped,” “nappy haired,” and “gorillas.”

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Lolo Jones Mocks Rachel Jeantel on Twitter; Compares Her to Madea

Outspoken Olympic athlete Lolo Jones is under fire after mocking Trayvon Martin’s friend Rachel Jeantel on twitter. Jeantel has faced widespread scrutiny, oftentimes mean-spirited and abusive. Lolo took it upon herself to add to that nasty chorus of voices, comparing the young lady to Madea.

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Obamas Visit Goree Island Slavery Museum in Senegal

Currently touring Africa, The Obamas recently visited Goree Island in Senegal, a site from which African slaves were shipped to North America.

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Supreme Court Throws Out Ruling Blocking Texas Voter ID Law

The Supreme Court has thrown out a lower court’s ruling blocking a Texas voter ID bill and redistricting plans for being discriminatory.

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Paula Deen Hires Real Life Olivia Pope to Save Her Career

Desperate to save her image and career, Paula Deen has reportedly hired Judy Smith, crisis management specialist that served as the inspiration for the ABC show Scandal.Yes, that’s right…Deen has hired the real life Olivia Pope to save her career.

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You Can’t Always Get What You Want, Abigail Fisher

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I am so sick of entitled white students from the suburbs that blame affirmative action for their lack of success in college admissions. College admission, especially for very selective schools, is the epitome of an arbitrary process. Either you stand out, or not. Quite simple. While race does play a role in the admission, it’s […]

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16 Year-Old Harlemite Xavier Pacheco Wins National Shakespeare Competition

Harlem teenager Xavier Pacheco is making headlines after taking 1st place at the English Speaking Union National Shakespeare Competition, beating out 15,000 other competitors!

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