Monthly Archives: July 2013

Why Does President Obama Refuse to Support Juneteenth?

President Obama completely silent on Juneteenth in 2013 (Washington, DC) –  As the nation celebrated the 150th year anniversary of the issuing of the Emancipation Proclamation, President Obama was silent, offering no words on the “19th of June”, Juneteenth Independence Day. … Continue reading

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A Refreshing Testimony from a Childhood TV Personality

By Dr. Alveda king My reaction to Bill O’Reilly’s comments on race problem on America Live I can’t believe I am agreeing with President Obama and Bill O’Reilly on the same blog but in this situation they both said something … Continue reading

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Female voters have the key to Democrats holding the US Senate

Some analysts believe that Republicans could take control of the Senate in the 2014 midterms. Not if women vote, they won’t Nancy L Cohen guardian.co.uk,      Tuesday 23 July 2013 Democratic state representative Senfronia Thompson makes a point at the … Continue reading

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?The White Side

BUCHANAN TO OBAMA By Patrick J. Buchanan Barack says we need to have a conversation   about race in America .. Fair enough. But this time, it has to be a two-way   conversation.. White America needs to be heard … Continue reading

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Republicans’ re-brand leaves minorities in the dust

by Perry Bacon Jr. | July 11, 2013 <img width=”650″ height=”366″ src=”http://thegrio.files.wordpress.com/2013/06/boehner-and-the-boys.jpg?w=650″ alt=”Speaker of the House Rep. John Boehner (R-OH) arrives with aides at his weekly news conference June 6, 2013 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. Boehner urged President … Continue reading

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The Lesson Learned from The Zimmerman Trial: “All Life is PRECIOUS”

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By Timothy F. Johnson, Ph.D. On behalf of the Frederick Douglass Foundation, I  would like Americans to take a moment to examine a few things that are too easily being overlooked when it comes to the public’s response to the … Continue reading

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Dr. Alveda C. King: Judge by Content of Character, not Skin Color or Hoodies

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 17, 2013 Contact: Leslie Palma Leslie@priestsforlife.org (347) 286-7277 While I salute the passion and creativity of artist Nikkolas Smith in reference to the image of MLK wearing a hoodie, I feel compelled to cry “foul, shame … Continue reading

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