PROJECT 21 ARCHIVE – 2003

Project 21’s Horace Cooper to Discuss Complaint Against NAACP Attorney on Fox News Channel’s “Hannity and Colmes” December 5

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BACKGROUND: The EPA this month announced a draft proposal to use a "cap and trade" model to regulate mercury emissions from coal- and oil-fired power plants. The President's political opponents immediately attacked the plan. A "cap and trade" model would permit power plants to trade mercury "emissions credits" among themselves ...
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Project 21 Press Release: Project 21 Member to Discuss Slave Reparations on ABC News “Nightline” Program – December 2003

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Deroy Murdock, a member of the national advisory council of the black leadership network Project 21, will discuss proposals to pay reparations to the descendents of slaves on an ABC News "Nightline" segment scheduled to air at 11:30 eastern time on Wednesday, December 3. Murdock and other Project 21 members ...
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Project 21 Press Release: Project 21’s Horace Cooper to Discuss Complaint Against NAACP Attorney on Fox News Channel’s “Hannity and Colmes” – December 2003

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Deroy Murdock, a member of the national advisory council of the black leadership network Project 21, will discuss proposals to pay reparations to the descendents of slaves on an ABC News "Nightline" segment scheduled to air at 11:30 eastern time on Wednesday, December 3. Murdock and other Project 21 members ...
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“Snake Oil” Medicare Reform Criticized; Called “Legislative Malpractice” By Black Leader

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Every once in a while, you hear a story you know you will remember for the rest of your life. On July 5, 2002, Tony Dyess of Mississippi, a father of two, suffered head injuries in an auto accident. He was rushed to the hospital, but the only doctor able ...
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Ghettopoly Should Force Us to Look in the Mirror, by Geoffrey Moore

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"Ghettopoly," a parody board game, recently made big news and drew a lot of protestors. But the protesters were selective in their anger. Based on the popular board game "Monopoly," "Ghettopoly" claims to satirize ghetto "culture" and gangsta-rap stereotypes. Properties players can buy include "Tyron's Gun Shop" and "Smitty's XXX ...
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Black Leader Uncovers Modern-Day Civil Rights Scam, by Darryn “Dutch” Martin

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  A New Visions Commentary paper published December 2003 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. In the early 20th century, black educational pioneer Booker T. Washington noted: "There ...
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After the Voucher Wars, Poor School Kids in Cleveland Now Have A Chance, by Darryn “Dutch” Martin

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  A New Visions Commentary paper published December 2003 by The National Center for Public Policy Research, E-Mail [email protected], Web http://www.nationalcenter.org. Reprints permitted provided source is credited. As a product of Cleveland's public school system, I can attest to its dismal state. To say that poor, inner-city students in Cleveland ...
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Civil Rights Report Wrong on Environmental Justice Priorities, by David Almasi

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A New Visions Commentary paper published November 2003 by The National Center for Public Policy Research. Reprints permitted provided source is credited. Select Steel, Inc. couldn't build a steel mill in Genesee County, Michigan due to "environmental justice" concerns. Now a federal commission is suggesting that environmental justice regulations be ...
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Project 21 Press Release: Black Group Joins Senate Majority in Seeking Timely Votes on Judicial Nominees – November 2003

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Members of the African-American leadership network Project 21 applaud the majority of U.S. senators seeking an end to obstructionist tactics that are keeping many federal judicial nominees from receiving a timely vote on their nominations. To draw attention to this judicial crisis, these senators will participate in a 30-hour marathon ...
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Project 21 Press Release: Black Group Critical of Sharpton’s Civil Rights Flip-Flop – November 2003

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Reverend Al Sharpton's dramatic 24-hour reversal on federal judicial nominee Janice Rogers Brown is strongly criticized by members of the African-American leadership network Project 21. 48 hours ago, Sharpton agreed with Project 21 that Brown deserves fair treatment, including a vote. Yesterday, apparently under political pressure, Sharpton changed his mind ...
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Liberal Senators Discriminate Against Bush Nominee Because of His Religious Beliefs, by Matthew Craig

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A New Visions Commentary paper published November 2003 by The National Center for Public Policy Research. Reprints permitted provided source is credited. Not many people can boast resumes like Alabama Attorney General William H. Pryor's. Unfortunately, discrimination plagues him in the U.S. Senate and may block his appointment to the ...
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Life at the Bottom Created by Those on Top, by Darryn “Dutch” Martin

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A New Visions Commentary paper published November 2003 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. Ever wonder why the poor are poor? Many believe there's a conspiracy to keep ...
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Thanks Dad, by Kimberley Jane Wilson

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  A New Visions Commentary paper published November 2003 by The National Center for Public Policy Research, E-Mail [email protected], Web http://www.nationalcenter.org. Reprints permitted provided source is credited. I noticed him first. We were on our way to church when a boy of two, maybe three, appeared in front of us ...
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Project 21 Press Release: Black Group Calls for Fair Hearing on Black Court Nominee – October 2003

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Janice Rogers Brown, a black associate justice serving on the California Supreme Court, is the latest Bush judicial nominee to face the intense criticism of liberals. Members of the African-American leadership network Project 21 are calling upon senators to give her fair and timely consideration as she faces the Senate ...
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Project 21 Press Release: Black Group Opposes Government Environmental Justice Report; Civil Rights Commissioners Should Withhold Endorsement – October 2003

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Commissioners of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights will meet in Albuquerque, New Mexico on October 17, 2003 to vote on the endorsement of a staff report that proposes changes to the federal government's "environmental justice" policy. Members of the African-American leadership network Project 21 say the proposals will hurt ...
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Project 21 Press Release: Black Conservatives Available for Comment on California Race Initiative – October 2003

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Black Conservatives Available for Comment on California Race Initiative Members of the African-American leadership network Project 21 are available for comment on Proposition 54 - the "Racial Privacy Initiative" - that will be decided by California voters on October 7. Proposition 54 would prohibit California state agencies from classifying individuals ...
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Civil Rights Report Wrong on Environmental Justice Priorities, by David Almasi

Select Steel, Inc. couldn't build a steel mill in Genesee County, Michigan due to "environmental justice" concerns. If the staff of a federal commission has its way, more companies might find their expansion plans disrupted as well. To environmental activists and policymakers, "environmental justice" means all communities ought to receive ...
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Parents Beware: Chain Stores Going Crazy Selling “Girls Gone Wild,” by David Almasi

Probably thinking of himself as being on the cutting edge of the civil rights struggle, rapper Snoop Dogg broke his ties with Mantra Entertainment - makers of the "Girls Gone Wild" videos - because it doesn't feature enough black and Hispanic girls getting naked.1 "Girls Gone Wild" is a perverted ...
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Rush’s 80 Words, by Geoffrey Moore

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"I don't think he's been that good from the get-go. I think what we've had here is a little social concern in the NFL. I think the media has been very desirous that a black quarterback do well. They're interested in black coaches and black quarterbacks doing well. I think ...
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The Right to Keep and Bear Arms, by Richard Dimery

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Our Declaration of Independence begins, "When, in the course of human events it becomes necessary..." This is important wording because it points out that we must always have the means to end a tyrannical government. Tyranny doesn't always come with a bang. Sometimes, it comes as a myriad of little ...
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