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[Opinion] Eric Holder: Obama's True "Anger Translator"
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[Opinion] Eric Holder: Obama’s True “Anger Translator”

Fans of the Comedy Central sketch show “Key & Peele” are likely familiar with the “Obama’s Anger Translator” skit. It basically shows a man named Luther (played by Keegan-Michael Key) translating the calm, informative statements made by President Obama (played by Jordan Peele) into outraged exclamations that reflect the President’s actual thoughts. The skit speaks […]

Blogger Backs Out of Anti-Islam Ad
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Blogger Backs Out of Anti-Islam Ad

It seems as though Pamela Geller – the blogger and leader of the American Freedom Defense Initiative who invested $100,000 in an anti-Muslim ad campaign – may have a heart. Geller has gained infamy over the past couple of days after news broke that, due to the MTA’s obligation to respect Geller’s First Amendment rights, […]

Chelsea Clinton and Hubby Marc Mezvinsky Welcome Baby Girl
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Chelsea Clinton and Hubby Marc Mezvinsky Welcome Baby Girl

It looks like there’s a new Clinton in town! “At 7:03 PM on September 26th, we finally met Charlotte. We’re in love,” former First Daughter Chelsea Clinton tweeted early Saturday morning, announcing the birth of her daughter Charlotte Clinton Mezvinsky. Charlotte is the first-born of Chelsea and her husband Marc Mezvinsky, and the first grandchild […]

NAACP New York State 78th Annual Convention: "All In For Justice & Equality "
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NAACP New York State 78th Annual Convention: “All In For Justice & Equality “

The NAACP New York State Conference will convene its 78th Annual Convention at the Westchester Marriott Hotel, 670 White Plains Road in Tarrytown, from October 10-12. This year’s theme, NAACP: All In For Justice & Equality, captures the position of the NAACP NYS Conference. The convention will have leading experts focusing on urgent issues concerning […]

U.S Launches Air Strikes Against ISIS
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U.S Launches Air Strikes Against ISIS

The U.S. has launched the first round of air strikes aimed straight at the ISIS headquarters in eastern Syria.  Nighttime raids  commenced on Monday using land- and sea-based U.S. aircraft as well as Tomahawk cruise missiles launched from two Navy ships in the Red Sea and the northern Persian Gulf. U.S. officials said five Arab […]

Anti-Islam Ad Campaign Coming to MTA Buses & Subway Stations
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Anti-Islam Ad Campaign Coming to MTA Buses & Subway Stations

The MTA has faced the harsh reality that the First Amendment is not limited to popular opinion, now that an anti-Islam ad campaign has been approved to run by the organization. Starting next week, 100 MTA buses and two subway stations in New York City will display advertisements sponsored by Pamela Geller, blogger and head […]

Daniele Watts' Detainment: An Issue of the Race Card or Her ID Card?
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Daniele Watts’ Detainment: An Issue of the Race Card or Her ID Card?

Did race truly play a role in the handcuffing of actress Daniele Watts last week? While the answer to that question is a bit fuzzy now, it’s clear that the cop’s alleged right to see her ID is questionable. The questioning of Watts (of Django Unchained and “Partners”) and her boyfriend, chef Brian James Lucas, […]

PBS to Present "AMERICA AFTER FERGUSON" on Sept. 26th
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PBS to Present “AMERICA AFTER FERGUSON” on Sept. 26th

Gwen Ifill, PBS NEWSHOUR co-anchor and managing editor, and moderator and managing editor of WASHINGTON WEEK, will moderate AMERICA AFTER FERGUSON, a town hall meeting that will explore the many issues that have been brought into public discourse in the wake of Michael Brown’s death in Ferguson, Missouri. The program, produced by WGBH Boston in […]

Marc Curtis Little Releases Fourth Novel Entitled "After Obama"
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Marc Curtis Little Releases Fourth Novel Entitled “After Obama”

Marc Curtis Little, a leading author, has released his fourth novel, After Obama.   The book is an engaging, gripping account filled with intrigue. Marc fondly refers to it as the most ambitious “what if” political novel in publishing history. “After Obama is a fast-paced, emotion-packed novel about the seedy side of politics, revived romance, recycled […]

Tensions Mount as ISIS Strikes Again
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Tensions Mount as ISIS Strikes Again

Tensions are mounting between the United States and ISIS after the beheading of a second American journalist by the terrorist group. A video was released Tuesday, Sept. 2nd of a masked jihadist executing Steven Sotloff, a 31-year-old Miami, Fla. native. The gruesome video is the second of its kind to surface in two weeks, after […]

Momentous Signing of the Fair Pay and Safe Workplace Executive Order
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Momentous Signing of the Fair Pay and Safe Workplace Executive Order

Dr. Randal Pinkett, winner of the fourth season of NBC-TV’s The Apprentice business-oriented reality competition and co-founder, Chairman and CEO of the New Jersey-based, multimillion dollar management consulting and IT solutions firm, BCT Partners, joined forces with President Barack Obama on July 31, 2014 at the White House, for the momentous signing of the Fair […]

Serve, Protect, and Kill?
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Serve, Protect, and Kill?

  It seems to be open season on black males as another unarmed African American male is killed by the people we give the responsibility of serving and protecting, the police. The St. Louis suburb of about 21,000 people were heartbroken to hear the news that Saturday 18 – year old Michael Brown was shot […]

Choking Death Protest in Union Square
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Choking Death Protest in Union Square

Protesters gathers in solidarity in Union Square against the choking death of Eric Garner.  Photo Credit: Anastasia Williams Watch Video Clip

#IfTheyGunnedMeDown: Teen's Death Reveals Media Bias
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#IfTheyGunnedMeDown: Teen’s Death Reveals Media Bias

If you were gunned down, which picture of you would the media use? Many have taken to Twitter to answer this question after the death of Michael Brown, using the hashtag #IfTheyGunnedMeDown to call attention to the negative portrayal of the young man – and black victims in general – by the media. Brown was […]

Congressional Gold Medal Given to the King Family
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Congressional Gold Medal Given to the King Family

The King Center is pleased to announce that on June 24th Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and Mrs. Coretta Scott King posthumously received a Congressional Gold Medal, during a special ceremony commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. The King Center CEO, Dr. Bernice A. King, as well as her brothers, […]