Tag Archives: Ben Jealous

Saturday Open Thread

Have a terrific weekend with family and friends. I’m heading north this weekend. IT’S MY BIRTHDAY! We’ve got to keep thee candidates out FRONT Democratic gubernatorial nominees Ben Jealous of Maryland, Stacey Abrams of Georgia and Andrew Gillum of Florida … Continue reading

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Wednesday Open Thread | Meet Ben Jealous

Meet Ben Jealous – the Democratic Nominee for Governor of Maryland. If you can give, please do. Even if you can’t, pass this info onto others. Meet Ben. Ben Jealous is a civil rights leader, community organizer, investor in startups … Continue reading

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Video: MSNBC Hosts Ed Schultz & Rev. Al Sharpton | A Stronger America: “THE BLACK AGENDA”

And now the jewel of the whole 2 hour program…                                           The guy who wears a Ascot, calls President Obama a Mascot.  Cornel West, you’re getting mighty tired, bitchy and old, dude.  Time to come down out of that Ivory TOWER!!!

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The Scott Sisters Freed From Prison For Organ Transplant

The New York Times: Two Mississippi sisters who have been imprisoned for 16 years were released on Friday morning on the condition that the younger sibling donate a kidney to her older sister, whose organs are failing. Jamie and Gladys … Continue reading

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Haley Barbour’s Organ Bargain For Freedom: Scott Sisters Life Sentence Suspended

JACKSON, Miss. – For 16 years, sisters Jamie and Gladys Scott have shared a life behind bars for their part in an $11 armed robbery. To share freedom, they must also share a kidney. Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour suspended the … Continue reading

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