PROJECT 21 ARCHIVE – 2013

Black Conservatives Call Obama’s Morehouse Commencement Speech “Divisive,” More of the Blame Game

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As the commencement speaker at the all-male and historically black Morehouse College in Atlanta this past weekend, President Barack Obama used what should be a moment of celebration and honor to preach what can only be considered more of the same politics of division that seem to be the hallmark ...
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NAACP Leader’s Double-Standard on Alleged IRS Abuse

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If there is anyone in the world who should have some sympathy for what the Tea Party movement and like-minded conservative organizations are going through right now with the IRS, it should be NAACP chairman emeritus Julian Bond. Even though the NAACP spent a lot of time and money in ...
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Black Conservatives Comment on Upcoming Benghazi Hearing

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On Wednesday, three State Department whistleblowers are scheduled to testify before the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.  They will discuss the events of September 11, 2012 as they relate to the terrorist attack on the American consulate in Benghazi, Libya that left four Americans – ...
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Project 21’s Exclusive Interview with Michigan Public Official Called the “N-Word” Available Online

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Slurred Supervisor and Manager Who Recorded It Talk With Black Conservative Activist About Feelings, Future and Forgiveness Washington, D.C. - A white elected township clerk in central Michigan was recently caught on tape describing another local elected official who is black by using the n-word. Exclusive interviews with that maligned ...
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Project 21’s Green Talks Jobs, Economy and New Unemployment Numbers

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Today saw the release of April’s unemployment numbers.  It’s still not nearly as good as President Obama promised Americans in return for giving him the keys to the White House. The official, seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate — the one that all the media reports on — went down slightly to 7.5 ...
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Where is the Black Church? by Derryck Green

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Problems infecting and affecting the black community must be addressed in a serious and sincere manner. Many of these problems center around moral values that were once readily available and in abundance among black Americans. Now they are increasingly becoming rare. To deal with this crisis, there should be a ...
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Where’s the Good Economy We Were Promised? by Derryck Green

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As unemployment numbers drop only slightly, it appears President Obama is relying on this as an extremely misleading indicator to claim the economy is recovering. Since unemployment numbers haven't always told the true story of what's happened to the U.S. economy, a more diligent survey of other, broader indicators is ...
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Eating Locally and Fresh: Is It Possible on a Budget? by Cherylyn Harley LeBon

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Every month, there sees to be a new ad campaign or initiative attempting to influence what we eat, purchase, or otherwise consume. My favorite food cop is Mayor Michael Bloomberg of New York City. He has been temporarily thwarted in his effort to limit soda consumption in New York City, ...
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Kanye Doesn’t Provide the Keys to Unlock “New Slaves,” by B.B. Robinson, Ph.D.

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Popular music superstar Kanye West's new release, "New Slaves," is capturing a lot of attention. The question is whether it deserves that attention or not. Some consider it West's "Marvin Gaye moment" — likening how Gaye shook up the music world in 1971 with his "What's Going On" album that ...
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Project 21 Members Pan Obama Budget

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It’s late. President Obama was required by law to submit his budget months ago.  He missed the deadline. Obama has missed his budget deadline four times so far during his presidency.  He’s only been in office a little over four years. Obama only just got around to unveiling his proposed ...
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Black Leader Calls on Congressional Black Caucus to Disband

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Wants Lawmakers to"Represent All of the American People" Washington, D.C. - In a just-released video, Michigan activist Stacy Swimp of the Project 21 black leadership network is calling upon the Congressional Black Caucus to disband. Swimp says lawmakers have a constitutional obligation to promote legislation that benefits all Americans and ...
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Bringing Voting Rights Law into the 21st Century, by Cherylyn Harley LeBon

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In the general election of 1964, racial discrimination existed that made it harder for minorities to vote. Conditions were considered so bad in nine states and portions of six others that the Voting Rights Act of 1965 included a "extreme temporary measure" that these problem areas had to receive federal ...
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Dr. Carson’s Comments Appropriate for President to Hear, by Kevin Martin

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It didn't take long for Dr. Ben Carson, the world-renowned pediatric neurosurgeon, to become public enemy number one among liberal circles. At the recent National Prayer Breakfast, in a speech he gave in the presence of President Obama, Dr. Carson essentially came out of the closet as a black conservative ...
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The Union Way: Cheat Kids, Get Award, by Bob Parks

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My father was a teacher, so I know that teaching can be an all-consuming profession. Nonetheless, it's the job that my father chose — as do today's educators. There's no involuntary draft. When I watch or hear some of today's teaching professionals whine about their rights and wages (while sprinkling ...
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Making the Black Community Sustainable, by B.B. Robinson, Ph.D.

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If something is good and it is enjoyable, it's not surprising that people want it to last forever. We want the goodness to be unceasing. We want it to be sustained. But the sad fact is that nothing lasts forever. Even the cosmos is subject to the vagaries of time ...
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Newest Supreme Court Challenge to Affirmative Action Cheered by Black Conservatives

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High Court Should Validate Constitutionality of Popular Michigan Referendum Requiring Colorblind Admissions, Project 21 Legal Experts Say Washington, D.C. - Responding to the announcement that a new racial preferences case will be on the U.S. Supreme Court docket during the Court's 2013-14 term, members of the Project 21 black leadership ...
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Lawyer Criticized for Playing “Race Card” in Gruesome First-Degree Murder Trial of Abortion Doctor

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Race is Not the Issue, Says Project 21 Black Conservative Network Washington, D.C. - Members of the Project 21 black leadership network are criticizing the lawyer of an abortion doctor for playing the "race card" to defend his client against gruesome charges that the doctor, who is black, murdered a ...
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Black Conservatives Call for “Housecleaning” at Justice Department

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New Report Cites Toxic Atmosphere Within Civil Rights Division, Where Liberals Bully and Intimidate Staff with Opposing Views Racial Language Used to Deride Employees Who Don't Fall in Line Racial Language Used to Deride Employees Who Don't Fall in Line Washington, D.C. - A new federal report describes a "disappointing ...
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Project 21’s Derryck Green on Obama’s Poor Unemployment Numbers

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In the days leading up to the budget sequester deadline, President Obama — in full demagogue mode — promised that all future economic news would be tainted by the sequester’s mandatory 2.4 percent cuts in future spending that he helped to create. What about today’s unsatisfying but better February unemployment ...
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Social Security’s COLA Conundrum, by B.B. Robinson, Ph.D.

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In a perfect world, Social Security would be a privatized system in which individuals manage their own retirement accounts and adjust the disbursement of their savings and investments — including factoring for inflation — themselves. But it isn't. As it is, Washington bureaucrats exert considerable control over the over 56 ...
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