PROJECT 21 ARCHIVE – 2011

Black Conservatives Reject Jesse Jackson’s Comparison of Occupy Wall Street Efforts to Civil Rights Movement

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Washington, D.C. - Members of the Project 21 black leadership network are criticizing Jesse Jackson for comparing increasingly violent Occupy Wall Street events to the civil rights movement. Project 21's black conservatives say the Tea Party movement more closely resembles civil rights-era activism. "Some people don't want to acknowledge this, ...
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Black Conservatives Say Attorney General Holder’s Tuesday Night Speech at LBJ Library Was Partisan and Racialist

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"Eric Holder is Putting the Quality of our Electoral Process at Risk" and "the Real Racists... Claim Enforcing Voting ID Laws Hurts Minorities" Say Project 21 Spokesmen Voter ID "Protects the Voices of Those who Deserve to be Heard" Washington, D.C. - On the heels of Attorney General Eric Holder's ...
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Project 21’s Jones to Attorney General Holder: Treat Voting Like Banking

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Attorney General Eric Holder is scheduled to speak about voting rights issues on December 13 at the Lyndon Baines Johnson Presidential Library and Museum in Austin, Texas. In his choice of the Johnson Presidential Library, Holder is obviously using the former president’s legacy of having signed the Voting Rights Act ...
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Project 21’s Deneen Borelli on Fox News Channel’s Christmas Eve “Power Panel”

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Take a break from your tree-trimming and last minute shopping on Saturday afternoon to watch Project 21 fellow Deneen Borelli on the Fox News Channel. Deneen is scheduled to participate in the “Power Panel” segment of “America’s News Headquarters.” In this segment, she and other women will discuss the top ...
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“Occupy Wall Street 101” Panned by Project 21 Fellow

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https://youtu.be/YjjOROQb_Ao On the 12/10/11 edition of “America’s News Headquarters” on the Fox News Channel, Project 21 fellow Deneen Borelli says the “devil is in the details” and that she “sees[s] propaganda in this whole thing” regarding an announced set of courses at New York University on the Occupy Wall Street ...
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Black Conservatives Critical of NAACP on Eve of Saturday’s NAACP New York “Mobilization”

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NAACP Marches to Oppose Voter IDs, Purging Voter Lists of Dead or Unqualified Voters and the Enforcement of Laws Prohibiting Felons from Voting NAACP Position "Demeans Blacks" Say Project 21 Spokesmen: "Does the NAACP Believe Blacks are Too Lazy, Ignorant or Incapable of Getting Valid Identification?" Washington, D.C. - Black ...
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When Minority Rights Apparently Don’t Matter to the NAACP

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On December 20, there was a congressional hearing held to discuss the “Susan B. Anthony and Frederick Douglass Prenatal Nondiscrimination Act of 2011.”   The bill’s sponsor, Representative Trent Franks (R-AZ), the chairman of the House Judiciary Committee’s Subcommittee on the Constitution, calls the problem it seeks to combat “the ...
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Silencing of the Black Conservative, by Lisa Fritsch

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Glenn Beck was more ahead of his time than I realized in 2009 when he aired his first program to prove the existence of black conservatives. Despite Beck's assistance, we remain largely unseen on the news channels. As a black conservative advocate of how blacks should (and, in many instances, ...
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Giving the SAT to the TSA, by Cherylyn Harley LeBon

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In the past several months, there have been increasing attacks on the SAT — the college admissions-related standardized test — that include charges that it is racially and culturally biased. Additionally, activists are pushing colleges and universities to adopt a test-optional policy that would give each student the option to ...
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We’ve Been There Before, by Jimmie L. Hollis

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I was just a young black lad during the civil rights marches and rallies of the early 1960s, but I will never forget what I saw during those dark days. I remember the hate, the violence, the water hoses, the vicious dogs and batons that bloodied old women and children ...
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Simple, Complex Community Service Suggestions for Black Churches, by B.B. Robinson, Ph.D.

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In tough economic times, such as those Americans are currently experiencing, there are some ways that black churches can perform services that could help parishioners weather financial crises more effectively. For instance, a church might be able to reduce the cost of food staples considerably. Using today's technology, churches can ...
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Federal Judge’s Ruling is Wrong, Says Scholar: The Three Dozen States Considering Drug Tests for Welfare Recipients Can Do So Under the Law and U.S. Constitution

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What's More, Says Horace Cooper, Such Drug Tests Benefit Children and are Sound Public Policy Washington, D.C. - Contrary to a federal court ruling, the Constitution does not prohibit states from testing welfare recipients for drug use, says a new paper by former constitutional law professor Horace Cooper for the ...
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Black Conservatives Demand Pelosi, NAACP and Other Liberals Renounce and Apologize for Occupy Wall Street Outrageousness

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Washington, D.C. - With Occupy Wall Street protesters planning a mass demonstration in New York City and issuing calls for disruptions in other cities on November 17, members of the Project 21 black leadership network demand that high-profile supporters of the Occupy effort reject the violence, rudeness and hate that ...
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Citing Economic Costs of EPA’s Cross-State Air Pollution Rule, Black Conservatives Rally in Support of Rand Paul Resolution to Block It

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Washington, D.C. - Black conservatives with the Project 21 black leadership network are rallying in support of efforts to block implementation of the EPA's Cross-State Air Pollution Rule (CSAPR), which would require 27 states to reduce sulfur dioxide (SO2) and nitrogen oxide (NOx) emissions. This week, the Senate is expected ...
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President Obama Owes Black Americans the Truth, Not Special Attention, by Stacy Swimp

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As President Obama crossed middle America last August to promote his economic policies, Representative Maxine Waters (D-CA) complained he was ignoring black communities. Feeling his political base crumbling, however, Obama now appears in Detroit to sell his new stimulus bill. He claims more spending on unemployment benefits and less collection ...
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Black Lawmakers Play the Victim, by Christopher Arps

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"I accept my niggerdom. All you niggas get down with me!" — Michael Eric Dyson Back in 2005, at a panel discussion during Tavis Smiley's "State of the Black Union" event, Michael Eric Dyson urged attendees and C-Span viewers to "embrace their niggerdom." Media gadfly Dyson — then a professor ...
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Those Who Make Nothing, by B.B. Robinson, Ph.D.

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As a society, we highly value those who "make." Whether it's a dollhouse, tree house or a real house, we admire the makers. If it is a Soap Box Derby car, a Ferrari supercar, a jet or a space shuttle, we marvel at the engineers and extend high accolades to ...
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Obama Being Paternal and Patronizing to the CBC Crowd, by Charles Butler

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Black folk can be forgiving, but, when it comes to President Obama's recent speech to the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, forgiveness is tough. Everyone — and not just blacks — should be insulted at Obama's transition into a pseudo-black vernacular during his September CBC speech. Did he really need to ...
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Project 21 Blasts PETA for Equating Whales in Pens to Shackled Human Slaves

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Washington, D.C. - Members of the Project 21 black leadership network are amused and appalled at the latest publicity stunt from the radical People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) "animal rights" group. PETA is suing to take control of five killer whales away from the SeaWorld marine parks, ...
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Black Organization Joins Supreme Court Brief in Fisher v. University of Texas

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Group Joins Pacific Legal Foundation, American Civil Rights Foundation, National Association of Scholars and Center for Equal Opportunity in Seeking Clarity on Race-Based School Admissions Standards Washington, D.C. - The black leadership network Project 21 has joined a brief to the U.S. Supreme Court in support of a case asking ...
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