Category Archives: Democracy

Civil Rights Summit to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the signing of the Civil Rights Act.

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President Obama Refused Primetime Airtime on Healthcare Address

No way on God’s green earth would any white President be snubbed by the media for primetime airing on an accomplishment of healthcare reform. It’s SHAMEFUL how the media treats the black Potus. Denying him primetime air to speak on … Continue reading

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(Photos) President Obama Meets with Pope Francis

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Video |Pope Francis meets with President Obama at the Vatican

President Obama has first audience with Pope Francis.

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Video: Republican House Chairman Mike Simpson Gavels Democrats’ IPad Protest Against Darrell Issa

Order in the House! Democrats tried to reprimand Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) for his actions last week but their elecontric displays were deemed a violation of House rules. SEE VIDEO HERE   Remember this? We’ll post full video soon. New York … Continue reading

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An Open Letter to Prosecutor Angela Corey and the Legal Community

An Open Letter to Prosecutor Angela Corey and the Legal Community RACE FORWARD We write this letter out of our deep commitment to racial equity, as well as to the principles of fairness upon which this country was built. The … Continue reading

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Black History | Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela

Mandela was born in Transkei, South Africa on July 18, 1918. His father was Chief Henry Mandela of the Tembu Tribe. Mandela himself was educated at University College of Fort Hare and the University of Witwatersrand and qualified in law … Continue reading

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Honoring the Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King

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Videos|12 Years a SLAVE: Why You Should See This Movie

Azi and Amani’s brilliant commentary makes a moving and intelligent case for why we all need to see the movie “12 YEARS A SLAVE.” Azie & Amani: New movie ’12 Years A Slave’ (Part 1 & 2)

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Video |Vice President Biden & Cecilia Muñoz Answers Questions about Immigration

Cecilia Muñoz is the Assistant to the President and Director of the Domestic Policy Council, which coordinates the domestic policy-making process in the White.

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