PROJECT 21 ARCHIVE – 2013

Western Churches Neglect Causes of Radical Islam’s Rise In Africa, by Archbishop Council Nedd II

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How did radical Islam become a legitimate threat in sub-Saharan Africa? Should we care? Perhaps, because one possible reason stretches beyond the African continent. It may eminate from our own houses of worship. After the recent shopping mall attack in Nairobi, Kenya by the Muslim terrorist group Al Shabaab, counterterrorism ...
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ObamaCare: Academia vs. the Real World, by Christopher Arps

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As ObamaCare clears a major hurdle in its implementation and begins enrolling individuals into the new entitlement, it's interesting to see how much has been delayed, dropped or hastily fixed (or has remained broken, in the case of some insurance exchanges) at this late date. And, with lawmakers continuing to ...
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It’s Time for President Obama to Do Something that Works for the Economy, by Derryck Green

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Dear Mr. President: With all due respect, your economic stewardship has been a nightmare. Whether our nation's lingering peril comes from your misunderstanding of basic economic principles, your rigid and religious-like devotion to political progressivism or because the economy simply isn't your priority, credit and fault nonetheless begins and ends ...
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Are Black Americans Being Sold Off? by Stacy Swimp

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Slavery didn't suddenly begin with Europeans carting Africans en masse to the Americas. Slavery has a long and evil history that has touched almost the entire planet at one point or another. Depending on how one looks at it, the buying and selling of people hasn't really ever stopped. It ...
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The President’s Portfolio of Fearmongering, by Hughey Newsome

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As the dreaded government shutdown continues and America somehow manages to make it without the assistance of non-essential federal employees, a crisis to end all crises is looming. In just under two weeks, the U.S. Treasury will supposedly run out of cash to pay its bills. When that happens, as ...
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Black Conservatives Speak Out on Beginning of ObamaCare Enrollment

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Washington, D.C. - With Congress at an impasse and President Obama threatening to shut down the government rather than make concessions regarding his very unpopular federal takeover of private health care, black conservatives with the Project 21 black leadership network remain highly critical of ObamaCare and President Obama's unwillingness to ...
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Black Conservatives Condemn Obama Administration Lawsuit to Allow Election Day Abuses

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North Carolina Assault an Affront to Supreme Court, Safe Balloting Washington, D.C. - In a clear attempt to reclaim and expand its perceived authority to prevent the enactment of election protections, the Obama Administration filed a lawsuit today that challenges new North Carolina ballot safeguards. Coming in the immediate wake ...
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Black Conservatives Unimpressed, Unchanged by Obama’s Muddled Syria Speech

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Peacenik President and Staff Out of Depth in Test of Strategic Prowess, Project 21 Members Say Washington, D.C. - With President Barack Obama trying to make the case tonight for fulfilling his red-line demands on the Syrian regime of Bashir al-Assad, members of the Project 21 black leadership network remain ...
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Unemployment Figures Once Again Disappoint

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Once again, the federal statistics for unemployment are not providing a source of hope that the American economy has turned a corner.  A recovery has been declared and celebrated by the White House, but this recovery does not appear to have trickled down to the common man. Despite an overall ...
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Project 21 Members Say Congressional Black Caucus Gag Order Speaks Volumes

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As President Obama seeks congressional approval to save face over the red line he drew against Syria (but has since tried to obfuscate), the more than 40 voting members of the U.S. House of Representatives who are members of the Congressional Black Caucus have become very important. Over his presidency, ...
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Union Prosperity at the Expense of Black Americans, by Stacy Swimp

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Protected by the federal government, the monopolistic nature of forced unionism is detrimental to the livelihoods and interests of Americans of all races and ethnicities. But it is black Americans who seem to be forced to suffer the most when it comes to compulsory union memberships and sharing in the ...
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Racial Hypocrisy’s Real Consequence: It Moves Us Away from Solutions, by Hughey Newsome

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On August 16, 2013, an Australian college baseball player was shot in the back as he jogged along a road in Duncan, Oklahoma. The deadly attack on Christopher Lane, which took place in broad daylight, shocked Australians to the point that their government warned citizens about travel to the United ...
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ObamaCare: Smoke And Mirrors, by Elaina F. George, MD

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America's health care system has been exceptional because it's rooted in the principle of free enterprise. Doctors have been free to practice medicine under guidelines set forth by their Hippocratic Oaths. Patients have been free to seek treatment from physicians of their choice. It's the envy of the world with ...
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Project 21 Provides Major Black Conservative Media Presence for March on Washington Coverage

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During the recent commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech, the National Center’s Project 21 black leadership network provided a place for the media to find black conservative opinion on the King legacy, ...
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Black Conservatives Available for Comment on 50th Anniversary of March on Washington and Obama Commemoration Speech

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Washington, D.C. - Black conservatives affiliated with the Project 21 leadership network are available for interview and comment regarding the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington and President Obama's scheduled speech at the Lincoln Memorial. On August 28, 1963, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and an estimated quarter-million others ...
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Black Conservatives Criticize Obama’s March on Washington Speech

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Partisan Words Inappropriate for Solemn Occasion, Project 21 Members Say Washington, D.C. - Black activists with the Project 21 leadership network are critical of President Barack Obama's divisive and political comments made today as part of the 50th anniversary observance of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom. Approximately ...
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Participant in 1963 March on Washington Shares Memories of that Historic Day

Black Conservatives Commemorate 50th Anniversary of King's "I Have a Dream" Speech August 28 Washington, D.C. - A prominent black conservative who attended the 1963 "March on Washington" civil rights rally and heard Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" speech firsthand is sharing his reminiscences about that ...
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Project 21 Members Discuss March on Washington Legacy

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This past weekend, Project 21 members were well represented in major media outlets regarding the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington.  Among the dozens of interviews booked on television, radio and with print and Internet journalists, here are three examples. Pondering the possibility of a modern-day Dr. Martin Luther ...
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Black Conservatives Reflect on 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington

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Washington, D.C. - On August 28th, Americans will observe the 50th anniversary of the "March on Washington" civil rights rally. Black conservatives affiliated with the Project 21 leadership network are sharing their reflections on the anniversary by talking about the lessons learned since that day, how the March affected their ...
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Black Conservatives Cheer New Voter Protections for North Carolina

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ID Requirement a Constitutional Safeguard that Helps Prevent Vote Fraud Court Challenges and Threats from Obama Administration are Politically-Motivated, Voter Integrity Activists Say Washington, D.C. - Legal experts with the Project 21 black leadership network are applauding new voter protections signed into law this week by North Carolina Governor Pat ...
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