Daily Archives: February 26, 2015

President Obama remembers Trayvon Martin

President Obama on Thursday commemorated the third anniversary of the death of Trayvon Martin, the 17-year-old black high school student shot dead in Florida by a neighborhood watch volunteer. “Today on the third anniversary of Trayvon Martin’s death, showing all … Continue reading

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#BlackHistory: Student uncovers lost Malcolm X tape

Ever since Malcolm X was killed, every detail of his life has been scoured. At least that’s what Malcolm Burnley thought … until, as a senior at Brown University, he discovered a story about a campus visit. “Reading his autobiography … Continue reading

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Thursday Open Thread | Obama’s Immigration Town Hall

WASHINGTON —  President Barack Obama said Wednesday that Republicans can go after his immigration programs in the courts and in Congress, but his confidence will not be shaken. “In the short term, if Mr. McConnell, the leader of the Senate, … Continue reading

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