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Stacey Dash blames Obama, calls blacks ‘uneducated’ and ‘worthless’ due to his policies

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Ever since Stacey Dash dipped her feet into the realm of political commentary, she’s been stirring up controversy. The latest? Referring to blacks as “worthless” and “uneducated” due to President Obama’s policies. The comments came during a segment of Hannity. 

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Boston Herald cartoonist says sorry, calls Obama watermelon cartoon an innocent mistake

The creator of a racist cartoon that made fun of an intruder entering the president’s home apologized and called the cartoon an innocent mistake. Jerry Holbert, whose cartoon appeared in Wednesday’s Boston Herald, took to the airwaves Wednesday morning. 

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Boston Herald cartoon mocks Obama intruder situation, has him asking president for watermelon

A political cartoon published in Wednesday’s Boston Herald has people calling the newspaper racist. The cartoon mocks a very serious security breach that took place where a man jumped the White House fence and actually made it through the door of the president’s home. 

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Obama launches sexual assault prevention campaign on college campuses

The Obama administration has launched a national campaign aimed at combatting campus sexual assault. The initiative calls on celebrities and athletes to mobilize college students, particularly young men, to speak up when they witness such vile acts. 

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Obama renames African Leaders Program after Nelson Mandela

President Obama will rename a program designed to foster a new generation of young African leaders after late former South African President Nelson Mandela. Obama is expected to announce the name change at a town hall-style event Monday in Washington. 

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President Obama adds to ‘My Brother’s Keeper’ initiative

President Obama is expected to announce new commitments to his My Brother’s Keeper initiative during a town hall meeting on education early Monday morning. The project, which aims to connect young black men with mentors and other assistance through the help of corporations, philanthropic organizations, and nonprofits has been under some scrutiny of late. Nonetheless companies […]

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Staci Yandle and Darrin Gayles confirmed as federal judges

We previously reported that President Obama had nominated Staci Yandle to preside over the U.S. District Court in Illinois. Today, it was announced that both Yandle and Darrin Gayles have been confirmed as federal judges. Yandle is now the second black lesbian–and the first in 20 years–to be confirmed; Gayles becomes the first openly gay black […]

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Rule change to ‘My Brother’s Keeper’ initiative will prevent black organizations from getting involved

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According to the blog Crew of 42, a rule change the Obama Administration’s initiative, My Brother’s Keeper, which is aimed at helping young black men, will prevent black civic organizations from participating in the initiative. The organization 100 Black Men of America has written a letter of concern.

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After defending President Obama, baseball legend receives hate mail

A week after baseball legend Hank Aaron’s comparison of Obama’s GOP critics to the Ku Klux Klan, the Hall of Famer is now receiving hate mail.  During an interview with USA Today, the senior vice president of the Atlanta Braves told the publication: “Sure, this country has a black president, but when you look at a […]

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Belgian newspaper apologizes for depicting Obamas as apes

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A Belgian newspaper has apologized after outcry over an image depicting President Barack Obama and the First Lady with their faces photoshopped to look like apes. The image appeared in Flemish newspaper De Morgen’s Saturday edition in a satire section called “The Obama Herald.”

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