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President Obama named most admired man of 2013

For the sixth year in a row, President Barack Obama has claimed the title of the most admired man in America. Hillary Clinton took the title for most admired woman of the year. 

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A New Future for the Voting Rights Act?

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Inalienable civil rights might actually still be a concept, if Attorney General Holder has anything to do with it. In the wake of the Supreme Court decision in Shelby County v. Holder I was not convinced. If you aren’t familiar with the case, this major decision essentially gutted the Voting Rights Act, rendering section 5 […]

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VIDEO: Santorum Calls President Obama ‘Anti-War, Government N—er?!’

Rick Santorum is at it again; this time possibly referring to our Commander in Chief as an “anti-war, government nigger.” Is anyone even surprised at this point?

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Women’s Her-story Moment: Why Do Black Women Swoon over President Barack Obama? Desperation?

Now that it is Women’s Her-story month I thought I would stoke the fires with a blog about something many black women would have a problem with, but something I need to write and have been thinking about for some time . . . our love for President Barack Obama. Perhaps, not love, but our […]

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President Obama Gives Ten States ‘No Child Left Behind’ Waivers

The Obama Administration is expected to give ten states “No Child Left Behind” waivers today, providing them with leeway to develop their own strategies. 28 other states are expected to apply for waivers in the coming months. Why has “No Child Left Behind” been such a failure?

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President Obama Unveils 180,000 Summer Jobs for Youth

President Obama announced a large-scale youth employment initiative today, unveiling commitments from a slew of major companies and business men to create 180,000 summer jobs for young people. Dubbed, “Summer Jobs+,” the initiative will focus on serving low-income youth between the ages of 16-24. Read more at BlackYouthProject.com!

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Obama: GOP Let Economy Tank In Order To Undermine Me

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In a fairly hard-hitting interview with 60 minutes, President Obama gave his most candid and aggressive statements on the GOP to date, lambasting their tactics over the past few years as blatantly personal and obstructionist. Check out the interview at BlackYouthProject.com!

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Obama 2012: The Billion Dollar Man

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The first TV ads have been launched by the Obama campaign to generate support for the 2012 election. It is estimated that the cost of his re-election bid could be somewhere between $750 million and $1 billion dollars. That is a lot of money. Especially for a country that is in such a stressful economic […]

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White House Releases Report on Obama Agenda and Black Community

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Last week, the Obama Administration released “The President’s Agenda and the African American Community,” a 44-page report highlighting Obama policies that, according to the White House, have benefited Black people. Do you think the Obama Administration has done enough to support the African American community?

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How Racism Is Destroying America’s Political Discourse

Racism grows classier and more refined every day, but it never goes away. How else can we explain the American people tolerating the unprecedented disrespect, racism, obstruction and outright legislative terrorism being perpetrated by the GOP?

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