PROJECT 21 ARCHIVE – 2012

U.S. Supreme Court Mulls Constitutionality of Race Quotas in Fisher v. University of Texas

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roject 21's John Meredith, Son of Civil Rights Icon James Meredith, Speaks Out Against Race Preferences, says His Father "Academically Earned His Place" at Ole Miss in 1962 Seeks End to "Any Practice That Would Force a School to Admit Anyone Other Than the Best Academic Candidate" Washington, D.C. - ...
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Black Legal Scholars Comment on South Carolina Voter ID Ruling

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Voter Protection Upheld, But Obama Administration Stalling Keeps Fraud Prospects Alive for Upcoming Election Judges Find Photo ID Law Does Not Discriminate Against Minorities Washington, D.C. - A federal ruling against the Obama Administration's assault on vote fraud protections in South Carolina is being cheered by legal experts with the ...
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Economic Chickens Come Home to Roost, by Derryck Green

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To take a phrase used by President Obama's former pastor, the Reverend Jeremiah Wright, the "chickens are coming home to roost" for Obama and his economic policies. Under Obama's watch, America's middle class is suffering. It was recently revealed that over 11 million Americans will likely face a "no insurance" ...
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Electioneering Stunt Short-Changes Churches, by Archbishop Council Nedd II

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Every year, on the Sunday before the U.S. Supreme Court convenes its fall term, many justices of the Court go to St. Matthew's Cathedral in Washington, D.C. to celebrate the "Red Mass." A centuries-old tradition that originated in Europe, this special religious service allows judges to seek guidance from the ...
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The Decline and Fall of Medicare, by Elaina F. George, MD

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For those believing Medicare is sacred and needs to be saved, know there are disturbing truths conveniently swept under the rug in the name of politics. Medicare now exists in name only. Medicare has morphed into a bloated and virtually bankrupt system. People are fooled into thinking money taken out ...
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Chicago Teachers Should Have a Beef about LFTB Policy, by Cherylyn Harley LeBon

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When Chicago schoolteachers recently went on strike, the only city-run schools open were those set up to serve meals to needy students. While striking Windy City teachers screamed about pay and evaluation standards, food was a problem apparently being ignored despite it affecting health and spending. What do school meals ...
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Curing Political Apathy with More Independence, by Ak’Bar A. Shabazz

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Years ago, some conservatives rebelled against the establishment's support of big government, large deficits and spending levels that would make even the most intoxicated midshipman blush. Out of this rebellion, the Tea Party movement was born. Many Tea Party heroes were born. Thousands of angry Americans packed parks and town ...
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Project 21’s LeBon Backs New York Parents Against Bloomberg’s Plan B Benefit

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There are some silly parents in New York City who actually think they should have the power to make decisions regarding their own minor children.  Don’t they know that it’s the job of the mayor to take care of them? Parents in the Big Apple are outraged that the Bloomberg ...
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U.S. Supreme Court Review of Voting Rights Act Sought by Black Conservatives

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Section 5 "Preclearance" Standard is Now Enforced Against Alabama as if George Wallace Still Governor; Other States Similarly Judged By Pre-1965 Behavior Legislative Branch's "Lack of Leadership" in Ending 47-Year-Old "Extreme Temporary Measure" Criticized Washington, D.C. - In a recently-filed legal brief, the Project 21 black leadership network is asking ...
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Middle East Violence Serves Arrogant Men and Not God, by Archbishop Council Nedd II

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To those who are attacking our embassies and are convinced they are committing an act of justice on behalf of the one true faith, I would say to you, that the one true God does not need mankind to seek justice on his behalf. If you think your God needs ...
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Supporting Traditional Marriage is Not a Crime, But Murder Is, by Charles Butler

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Afghanistan seems safer than Chicago. As of August 6, 272 American and NATO troops had been killed in Afghanistan in 2012. In Chicago, 318 people had been murdered by that same date. So why is the mayor of Chicago so concerned about the personal beliefs of Chick-fil-A executives? As the ...
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Chick-Fil-A, Gay Marriage and Tolerance, by Demetrius Minor

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Overly-sensitive liberals are crying foul over Chick-fil-A CEO Dan Cathy's admission that he is a supporter of traditional marriage. Why? How can one not already have figured that the head of one of the most well-known faith-based businesses in America — a business closed on Sundays so employees would "have ...
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We are Not Better Off, by Derryck Green

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August was the 43rd straight month in which the overall unemployment rate remained above eight percent. While officially reported by the Bureau of Labor Statistics as 8.1 percent, the U-6 unemployment rate — totaling all potential workers (including those who stopped looking for work) — was a much more sobering ...
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EPA Regulations Take Peoples’ Breath Away, by Cherylyn Harley LeBon

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Primatene Mist is an over-the-counter (OTC) inhaler that has been used safely for over 50 years by millions of people coping with asthma. It was the only non-prescription inhaler available to the public before it was banned for sale by the Environmental Protection Agency on January 1, 2012. The EPA ...
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Project 21’s Milton, Gibbs on Gabby Douglas Hair Heresy

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To his credit, Don Imus seems to be silent on the issue. Overlooking her tremendous athletic achievement, there are some critics of U.S. Olympic gymnast Gabby Douglas who gave her virtually no time to bask in her gold medal glory before complaining that her hair did not live up to ...
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Project 21’s Green: Obama Owns America’s Current Economic State

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President Truman had a sign on his desk that read “The buck stops here.”  After the prolonged economic problems wrought by the Obama Administration, Project 21 member Derryck Green figures it’s about time for the current resident of the White House to develop the same sort of willingness to own ...
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Media Matters Distorts Facts While Attacking Fox News for Covering National Center Paper

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Instead of Examining Facts, Media Matters Rehashed Stale Talking Points Washington, D.C. - George Soros-funded Media Matters once again is distorting facts: this time, in a post criticizing a National Center paper analyzing election fraud investigations across the nation. Today, Steve Doocy, on Fox News's Fox and Friends morning news ...
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Victims of Voter Fraud: Poor and Disadvantaged are Most Likely to Have Their Vote Stolen

All is not well in the Commonwealth of Virginia. The state has announced the shocking preliminary results of an extensive police investigation of voter registration "irregularities" – a polite word for the ugly reality of voter fraud. As the Richmond Times-Dispatch has reported, the investigation has resulted in charges filed ...
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Voter Fraud is Real: Why the Voting Rights Act Should Be Used to Fight Election Fraud

Election fraud in America is no laughing matter. Florida election officials have discovered that the state's voter polls have 53,000 dead voters still registered to vote.1 That's a whole city of dead voters still "eligible" to vote – more than the entire population of Pensacola, Florida! Unfortunately, in some U.S ...
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Gabby Douglas Taking Home More Than Gold, by Djana Milton

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At the 2012 Summer Olympic Games in London, as American athletes are locked in a fierce battle for medals with China, chapters are closing on some household names such as Michael Phelps while youngsters who go by Missy, Rebecca and Gabby make their entrance. Despite all the talent on display, ...
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