PROJECT 21 ARCHIVE – 2014

Blacks’ “Wartime” Mentality Disregarding Opportunity Makes Them Their Own Worst Enemy, by Christopher Arps

New Visions Commentary /
Noted author and intellectual Shelby Steele, a black conservative, once wrote: "It is time for blacks to begin the shift from a wartime to a peacetime identity, from fighting for opportunity to the seizing of it." It's true. And even though blacks still seem to suffer disproportionately, we now have ...
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Important Questions and a Few Easy Steps to Stop an American Ebola Outbreak, by Kevin L. Martin

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In fighting Ebola, President Obama has repeated his strategy from the Libyan revolution and is leading from behind. As public anxiety spiked at a fever pitch, the President and his staff made pronouncements and took actions leaving more questions than answers. It's no way to address a potentially growing threat ...
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How to Make Media Coverage of Race a Force for Unity, by Hughey Newsome

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Like most Americans, I anxiously awaited the decision of the Ferguson grand jury. My concern was not about how the grand jury tasked with assessing the case against Officer Darren Wilson might rule. I trusted it to act fairly in dealing with the death of Michael Brown. My concern lies ...
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Eric Garner Was Killed by New York Tax Collectors, by Shelby Emmett

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Some of the greatest people in my life are black men. All of these great black men are heroes to me in some way. They are amazing fathers and hard workers whose work goes unheralded. These black men are my shoulders to cry on. They are a helping hand. They ...
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The Steve Scalise Double Standard

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Project 21 member Nadra Enzi, a community activist in New Orleans, had this comment about the alleged controversy involving U.S. Representative Steve Scalise (R-LA) having addressed members of a white separatist group 12 years ago while serving as a state legislator: U.S. Representative Steve Scalise (R-LA), the third highest-ranking member ...
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Project 21 Training Young Conservatives to Deal with Those Who Play the Race Card

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Addressing some of the conservative leaders of tomorrow, Project 21 member Derryck Green counseled them on the importance of standing up for themselves at the inevitable moments when liberals are so desperately losing their arguments that they will find the race card played against them. Derryck bluntly told his audience ...
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Project 21 Members Comment on St. Louis Police Shooting

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Another St. Louis suburb erupted in violence after another police shooting.  This time, however, the situation seems more definitive.  An officer in Berkeley, Missouri, responding to a report of a theft in progress at a gas station, shot and killed a suspect who allegedly pulled a gun on him. Members ...
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“Black America Has Allowed Itself to Be Used by Race-Baiters and White Liberal Elitists”

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New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio made a plea for calm and asked for a moratorium on anti-police protests after the assassination of two police officers there over the weekend. Despite the Mayor’s attempts to defuse the escalating situation, it appears he has lost the respect of and any ...
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Koch Brothers Lame Duck Loss Defeats Dark Money Meme

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https://youtu.be/shNXNrUeAv4 When ultra-liberal talk show host Thom Hartmann suggested that conservative senators are going to “pay back the Koch brothers” by passing legislation promoting the construction of the Keystone XL pipeline, Project 21 co-chairman Horace Cooper rebutted Hartmann by saying that the allegation of a quid pro quo relationship lacks ...
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Obamas’ Comments on Race in People Magazine “Just Reckless”

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In a new interview with People magazine, Barack and Michelle Obama claim that, in the words of interviewer Sandra Sobieraj Westfall, “their encounters with racial prejudice aren’t as far in the past as one might expect.” As examples, Barack Obama claimed that “[t]here’s no black male my age, who’s a ...
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New Obama Cuba Policy “Setting a Terrible, Extremely Bad Precedent”

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https://youtu.be/D1UjmenhBeI Project 21 co-chairman Horace Cooper argued with RT host Thom Hartmann over the Obama Administration move to normalize diplomatic relations with the Cuban dictatorship. On the 12/17/14 edition of “The Big Picture” on the RT network, Horace cited the human rights abuses and the hostility of the Castro regime ...
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“Race-Shamers” Stop Law School Test from Using Ferguson Facts

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Officials at Columbia Law School allowed students to put off final exams due if they say they have aggrieved feelings over the deaths of Michael Brown and Eric Garner and the grand jury decisions not to indict the police officers accused of possible criminal activities in their deaths.  Students at ...
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Sharpton March Didn’t Address Major Problems Facing Black Community

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As Al Sharpton rallied marchers in Washington, D.C. this past Saturday to call for more federal prosecutorial authority against local police, Project 21 co-chairman Cherylyn Harley LeBon lamented that the energies of the marchers were being squandered when they could be demanding more important policy innovations that the black community ...
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EPIC FAIL: Sharpton March on Washington Probably Won’t Address Jobs or Freedom – Making It Nothing like Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Event Sharpton Seeks to Mimic

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Washington, D.C. - Members of the Project 21 black leadership network are criticizing Al Sharpton's planned weekend protest in Washington, D.C., saying the protest likely will do nothing but stir up tension while the root causes of high crime and low hope in black communities go unaddressed. On December 13, ...
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“This Blame It on the Whitey Stuff Is Dangerous and It Is a Lie”

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https://youtu.be/Xp8Z4stqlwk Confronting the allegation that a history of racism in America is responsible for today’s problems in black communities, Project 21 Co-Chairman Horace Cooper strongly rebutted the notion and laid much of the blame for current unrest at the feet of President Barack Obama for not using his position and ...
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Amazing: Eric Garner’s Family Sees America More Clearly Than Its President Does

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https://youtu.be/Qz6zEO2-hCY Project 21's Joe Hicks appeared for the third time in three weeks on the Fox News Channel's "The Kelly File" on December 8, 2014. He noted that Eric Garner's family does not see Garner's death as a racial issue, but President Obama and New York Mayor Bill de Blasio ...
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Renewed Community Policing Pushed to Promote Peace

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https://youtu.be/_jKyXPUvVMw With tempers flaring in the black community about alleged persecution by the police and an atmosphere of fear and distrust between cops and young black men, Project 21 member Kevin Martin – who once found himself accidentally on the wrong side of some angry cops – said the road ...
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Football Players “Supported a Lie” Emerging on Gridiron with Hands Up

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https://youtu.be/FGmhUY2pQgY While they won’t be playing at home this week, it’s probably not as likely that members of the St. Louis Rams will emerge onto the field with their hands up – a message of alliance with those protesting the death of Michael Brown and a grand jury decision not ...
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When Rhetoric Rebutted, Lefty Pundit Demands “Don’t Talk about Statistics”

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https://youtu.be/Q998w87Thqc While some people see the deaths of Michael Brown in Ferguson and Eric Garner in New York City as part of a trend in which black men are inherently endangered by police aggression, Project 21 co-chairman Horace Cooper said that people “can’t conflate these two incidents as one in ...
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Expect Obama’s Amnesty Plan to Make America’s Employment Future Worse

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On the first Friday of every month, Project 21 member Derryck Green provides his analysis of the nation’s economic stability under Barack Obama’s stewardship that is done in conjunction with the release of federal unemployment figures. This time, Derryck wonders what will happen with unemployment and other facets of the ...
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