PROJECT 21 ARCHIVE – 2010

Mychal Massie on Al Sharpton’s “Hush Rush” Campaign

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It has been over three months since Project 21 chairman Mychal Massie challenged Al Sharpton (along with National Urban League CEO Marc Morial and former D.C. congressional delegate Walter Fauntroy) to a debate over the incendiary remarks they made about the tea party movement. There’s been absolutely no response from ...
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Obama Administration Digs in Heels on Energy Regulations as American People Hope Their Heat Will Last All Winter

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Washington, D.C. – As winter weather already grips portions of the United States, the need for cheap and efficient power for heat and light is essential. Deneen Borelli, a fellow with the Project 21 black leadership network, points out that the Obama Administration's continued war on fossil fuels that is ...
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Black Conservatives Speak Out on ObamaCare Ruling

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Washington, DC - A federal judge in Virginia today ruled that the Obamacare health care takeover is unconstitutional. Members of the Project 21 black leadership network are speaking out about this landmark ruling: Coby W. Dillard: "The ruling in Commonwealth v. Sebelius is a reminder that individual liberty -- the ...
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Black Conservatives Renew Call for Investigation of Obama Justice Department

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Washington, D.C. – A new report by the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights regarding biases in civil rights enforcement at the U.S. Department of Justice is a step in the right direction, but members of the Project 21 black leadership network say a continued unwillingness by Obama Administration officials to ...
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Project 21’s Kevin Martin on the Censure of Charlie Rangel

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After a vote of 333-79 in the U.S. House of Representatives to censure the veteran lawmaker, justice was served in the two-and-a-half year, $2 million ethics investigation of Representative Charles B. Rangel (D-NY).  Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) then called Rangel to the well of the House, where ...
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Special Interests Want to Siphon Soda From Subsidized Diets

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Washington, D.C. – Efforts by a special interest activist to restrict Americans receiving financial aid from using food subsidies for sodas are being criticized by Deneen Borelli of the Project 21 black leadership network as an attack on liberty and personal preference. "The willingness for progressives to leverage power over ...
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There Is No Free Barbeque, by Greg Collins

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There Is No Free Barbeque by Greg Collins Since when is barbeque a threat to civil rights? An Alexandria, Virginia attorney seems to think it is. Ed Ablard filed a lawsuit to halt the opening of a barbeque restaurant in the Washington, D.C. suburb where he lives and works. Ablard ...
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The Stickshift Economy, by David Schifrin

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The Stickshift Economy by David Schifrin I recently taught a friend how to drive a car with a manual transmission. As I was when I learned, my friend was eager, ambitious and just a little too cocky — like President Obama when he's handling the economy. Stick-shift lessons often start ...
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OMG Parents, by Lisa Fritsch

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OMG Parents by Lisa Fritsch (bio) Parents are now blaming the Internet for their lack of control over their children. Previous generations never had cell phones and computers, but kids were scamming their parents and bullying their classmates long before Google and Facebook existed. The consequences, in fact, were more ...
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Bank Creation Key to Black Economic Development, by B.B. Robinson, Ph.D.

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  It is readily acknowledged that black Americans have catching up to do when it comes to income and wealth. Many people say this predicament is related to racism and discrimination.  Please, let's be objective enough to look at other factors. For some, the knee-jerk reaction is to promote creating ...
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Congressman-Elect Allen West’s Intention to Join Congressional Black Caucus Cheered by Black Conservatives

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Washington, DC – Congressman-elect Allen West (R-FL) announced that he plans to join the Congressional Black Caucus after his January swearing-in. Members of the Project 21 black leadership network applaud this effort by West -- a black man whose campaign was strongly supported by the tea party movement -- to ...
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Project 21 Members Unwilling to Give New Majority Unconditional Support

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Washington, D.C. – Black conservatives are cheering the mandate for change away from liberal big-government policies and toward promises of a smaller and more responsible government. But members of the Project 21 black leadership network -- many of whom are also active in the tea party movement -- say their ...
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Free Speech “Schizophrenia”: Left Claims to Support Freedom and Openness, Yet Up in Arms that Andrew Breitbart Might Express an Opinion on ABC News

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Free Speech "Schizophrenia": Left Claims to Support Freedom and Openness, Yet Up in Arms that Andrew Breitbart Might Express an Opinion on ABC News The Censorship Continues: Last Week, Juan Williams; This Week, Andrew Breitbart - Who's Next? Washington, DC – Members of the Project 21 black leadership network are ...
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How’s That Post-Racial America Working Out for You? by Kevin Martin

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How's That Post-Racial America Working Out for You? by Kevin Martin (bio) American voters elected a black president. Three women now serve on the U.S. Supreme Court. Gay marriage is legal in several states. Despite evidence of widespread tolerance in America, the U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights ...
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Give Conservatism a Chance, by Jimmie L. Hollis

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Give Conservatism a Chance by Jimmie L. Hollis (bio) In his book It's OK to Leave the Plantation, C. Mason Weaver said the next logical step for the civil rights movement is the rise of a black conservative movement. Weaver, a black conservative, former congressional candidate and public speaker, says ...
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Our Taxpayer Dollars at Work Shrinking the Private Sector, by Cherlyn Harley LeBon

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Government isn't good at creating sustainable jobs. It can create a sensible environment of tax rates, regulations and property rights protections that encourage private sector entrepreneurs to take risks with their capital, expand inventory and create lasting job opportunities. Unfortunately, the Obama Administration and the liberal majority in Congress over ...
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Kanye West Apologizes for Calling Bush a Racist, Highlights Bigger Issue, by Devon Carlin

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It may be too little and too late, but Kanye West is finally apologizing for calling George W. Bush a racist. Nonetheless, his realization could be a lesson for us all. After Hurricane Katrina devastated the Gulf Coast, celebrities offered their support to the affected areas with their "A Concert ...
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No Whites Need Apply: Project 21 Members Protest as Career Prosecutors Reveal the U.S. Justice Department is Refusing to Enforce Laws Protecting the Civil Rights of White Voters

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Washington, D.C. – In light of the imminent release of a report on the Justice Department's apparent politicization of the case of alleged voting rights abuses by the New Black Panthers, members of the Project 21 black leadership network are commenting on revelations that federal civil rights enforcement is not ...
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NAACP Chief Plays False Race Card Against Beck Supporters, by Deneen Borelli

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With his knee-jerk criticism of those attending Glenn Beck's recent "Restoring Honor" rally, NAACP president Ben Jealous showed what his once-venerable group has become — a progressive front masquerading as a civil rights organization. In an interview with Eyeblast.tv, Jealous — who was demonstrating with Al Sharpton at a location ...
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NAACP Fails to Disappoint with the Failure of Its Latest Tea Party Attack

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Washington, D.C. – As expected, the new report that the NAACP is touting as proof of the radicalism of the tea party movement is rife with innuendo, hearsay and conjecture. Members of the Project 21 black leadership network are highly critical of a study obviously devised with pre-ordained conclusions and ...
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