PROJECT 21 ARCHIVE – 2001

Elian and Juan Gonzalez, Clinton, Castro, Reno, Blacks, Liberals and Freedom, by Kevin Martin

New Visions Commentary /
On April 22, I awoke to the rumblings of a communist state here in America. Federal agents, under orders from Bill Clinton and Janet Reno, broke down the door of Lazaro Gonzalez's home in Miami to forcibly reunite little Elian Gonzalez with his Cuban father. From the very start, liberal ...
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Who Should Pay for Reparations? Black Americans… Obviously, by Mike Green

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Reprints permitted provided source is credited. Who should pay for reparations? Black Americans... obviously. Black Americans have pondered a debt due for slavery since Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation. Few would deny a debt is owed for the centuries of institutionalized slave labor, beatings, rapes and murders spanning generations, but ...
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Everyone Deserves Equal Access to a Quality Education, by Akbar Shabazz

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Reprints permitted provided source is credited. It's a delicate time to be a student in one of our government's schools. At a time when technology is advancing rapidly and information is king, our schools are failing. At a time when African-American youth should be taking advantage of the opportunities afforded ...
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Unify and Flourish, by B.B. Robinson, Ph.D.

New Visions Commentary /
A New Visions Commentary paper published April 2001 by The National Center for Public Policy Research * 501 Capitol Ct., N.E., Washington, DC 20002, 202/543-4110, Fax 202-543-5975, E-Mail [email protected], Web http://www.nationalcenter.org. Reprints permitted provided source is credited. Because you had to fill out those confusing forms last year, you are ...
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Global Warming: Hot Air That’s Going to Make Me Colder and Poorer, by Edmund Peterson

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Reprints permitted provided source is credited. If I told you there was a plan to decrease minority salaries and jobs here in America while allowing the African continent to become polluted, would you think I was peddling a crazy conspiracy theory? A few years ago, I would have dismissed it ...
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Elbow Grease and Sweat Equity, by Jimmie Lee Hollis

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Reprints permitted provided source is credited. When television news reports show homes located in poor neighborhoods, you often see a lot of trash, litter and other debris strewn about in the yards and on the porches. A well-dressed commentator usually stands in front of these homes with microphone in hand ...
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Where’s the Outrage Over Robert Byrd? Group Decries Racist Remark by Liberal Lawmaker – March 2001

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In the wake of the racist remark made by senior Democratic Senator Robert Byrd of West Virginia, members of the African-American leadership network Project 21 are concerned by the lack of spirited criticism by the civil rights establishment of the senator's statement in comparison to their treatment of conservatives and ...
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A Good Strong Slap by Kimberley Jane Wilson

New Visions Commentary /
A New Visions Commentary paper published March 2001 by The National Center for Public Policy Research * 501 Capitol Ct., N.E., Washington, DC 20002, 202/543-4110, Fax 202-543-5975, E-Mail [email protected], Web http://www.nationalcenter.org. Reprints permitted provided source is credited. Jesse Lee Peterson has written a book. This is an accomplishment by any ...
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Did NHSTA Speed Up Rollover Ratings to Aid Clinton’s Personal Injury Lawyer Friends? by Kevin Martin

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Have I got a deal for you. Want to buy a new car designed by federal bureaucrats? What, no takers? No wonder! Designing anything - be it welfare systems or the postal service - isn't the forte of the vast army of paper shufflers who show up each day at ...
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Often for Better and Sometimes for Worse, Lawyers Played Key Role in Black History, by Council Nedd

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Reprints permitted provided source is credited. Even though Black History Month just passed, let's pause for a moment and reflect on the notable role lawyers have played in championing - and, in some cases - blocking the progress of African-Americans. Lawyers have been involved in many memorable cases affecting the ...
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Civil Rights Movement Needs Consistency

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Reprints permitted provided source is credited. On March 4, Senator Robert Byrd (D-WV) told Fox News Sunday host Tony Snow he believes race relations are "much, much better than they've ever been in my lifetime." Within seconds of saying this, however, Byrd proceeded to label lower-class Caucasians as "white niggers." ...
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Keeping Players in School: A Slam-Dunk Idea, by Michael King

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Reprints permitted provided source is credited. Viewers of collegiate basketball's "March Madness" championship tournament are seeing players who may become the next Chris Webber or Alonzo Mourning. But no one saw Kobe Bryant playing in the Final Four. Bryant never played college ball -- he was drafted from high school ...
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Often for Better and Sometimes for Worse, Lawyers Played Key Role in Black History, by Council Nedd

Even though Black History Month just passed, let's pause for a moment and reflect on the notable role lawyers have played in championing - and, in some cases - blocking the progress of African-Americans. Lawyers have been involved in many memorable cases affecting the black community. Some have been wonderfully ...
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Agency Under Fire: Did NHSTA Speed Up Rollover Ratings to Aid Clinton’s Personal Injury Lawyer Friends? by Kevin Martin

Have I got a deal for you. Want to buy a new car designed by federal bureaucrats? What, no takers? No wonder! Designing anything - be it welfare systems or the postal service - isn't the forte of the vast army of paper shufflers who show up each day at ...
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Taking a New Look at Black History, by Sharon Marshall

New Visions Commentary /
A New Visions Commentary paper published February 2001 by The National Center for Public Policy Research * 501 Capitol Ct., N.E., Washington, DC 20002, 202/543-4110, Fax 202-543-5975, E-Mail [email protected], Web http://www.nationalcenter.org. Reprints permitted provided source is credited. It's always exciting to discover the many people who worked, fought and died ...
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Stupid Justice, by R.D. Davis

New Visions Commentary /
A New Visions Commentary paper published February 2001 by The National Center for Public Policy Research * 501 Capitol Ct., N.E., Washington, DC 20002, 202/543-4110, Fax 202-543-5975, E-Mail [email protected], Web http://www.nationalcenter.org. Reprints permitted provided source is credited. There was a big sigh of relief from the business community when the ...
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Jesse Jackson’s Church of Instant Forgiveness, by Deroy Murdock

New Visions Commentary /
A New Visions Commentary paper published February 2001 by The National Center for Public Policy Research * 501 Capitol Ct., N.E., Washington, DC 20002, 202/543-4110, Fax 202-543-5975, E-Mail [email protected], Web http://www.nationalcenter.org. Reprints permitted provided source is credited. Just weeks have passed since news broke that Jesse Jackson fathered a love ...
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African-Americans Reaching Their Goals in the 21st Century, by Dr. B. B. Robinson

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Reprints permitted provided source is credited. Although the study of history is sufficient to reward all research, African-Americans would be wise to write their history in advance. That is, we must create self-fulfilling prophecies. Digging deep enough, one can find a relatively complete and reliable account of African-American history. Moreover, ...
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Black Group Opposes the Lynching of John Ashcroft’s Reputation

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Members of the African-American leadership network Project 21 condemn the campaign being waged by leftist groups to smear former senator John Ashcroft, President-elect George W. Bush's selection for Attorney General, as a racist. In particular, Project 21 members are concerned about the actions and comments of the leaders of civil ...
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Choking Black Prosperity, by Syd Gernstein

New Visions Commentary /
A New Visions Commentary paper published January 2001 by The National Center for Public Policy Research * 501 Capitol Ct., N.E., Washington, DC 20002, 202/543-4110, Fax 202-543-5975, E-Mail [email protected], Web http://www.nationalcenter.org. Reprints permitted provided source is credited. At a cost of somewhere between $25 and $35 billion in taxpayer dollars, ...
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