PROJECT 21 ARCHIVE – 2014

Black Activists Comment on Washington Post Report that Federal Civil Rights Charges Will Not Be Filed Against Darren Wilson in Death of Michael Brown

Press Release /
Washington, D.C. - Activists with the Project 21 black leadership network say a new Washington Post report that the Eric Holder-led Department of Justice will not charge Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson with federal civil rights charges in the shooting death of Michael Brown is evidence that the time has ...
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How Liberals Use the False Myth of Voter Suppression to Rally Support – But at the Expense of Better Race Relations, by Hughey Newsome

New Visions Commentary /
In interviews before the midterm elections, NAACP President Cornell William Brooks appeared on news programs to warn, as he did on MSNBC, "this is the first election in a generation where the American electorate is unprotected by the Voting Rights Act." Brooks is not accurate: the Voting Rights Act remains ...
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Big Government’s War on Homeless Reveals Need for Compassionate Conservatism, by Archbishop Council Nedd II

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When did big government begin taking food out of the mouths of the homeless? That's happening now. The do-gooder welfare state and the regulatory state have gone to war with one another, and the casualties are America's homeless. It's the dark side of nanny-state liberalism. In Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, a ...
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ObamaCare Politics Can Be Hazardous To Your Health, by Elaina George, MD

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ObamaCare proponents are getting exactly what they wanted. As more becomes known about what was actually in the bill, it's clear the majority of Americans were the losers. Supporters of the governmental takeover of health care declared victory because there has been a decrease in costs. What they fail to ...
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“Who Are the Racists: Liberals or Conservatives?”; Project 21’s Derryck Green’s First Lecture as new Faculty Member of Prager University Addresses Myth of Conservative Racism

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Black Scholar Deconstructs Liberal Myths About Affirmative Action, Voter ID Washington, D.C. - Derryck Green, a member of the Project 21 black leadership network, is the newest member of the faculty of Prager University, an "online resource promoting knowledge and clarity" that partners with high schools and universities nationwide. Green's ...
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In Three Segments, Watch a Black Legal Eagle Demolish Voter ID Critics

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Against vociferous critics and a skeptical host, Project 21’s Horace Cooper soundly and succinctly justified the need for polling place protections against voter fraud and dispatched the various alarmist attacks on this commonsense safeguard to protect American democracy. On Al Jazeera America’s “Inside Story” program on 10/15/14, Horace – the ...
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Claims of Racist Ebola Care “Absurd” and “Hurtful”

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Project 21 member Council Nedd II was one of the first people in America to contract the H1NI swine flu virus in 2009.  His doctor sent him home, much like doctors originally turned away Thomas Eric Duncan, the first American fatality due to the Ebola virus.  Council does not believe ...
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Statement by Project 21’s Archbishop Council Nedd II on Jesse Jackson’s Attempt to Inject Race Into Ebola Discussion

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Calls on Jesse Jackson to Retire from Public Life "In 2009, I was one of the first people in America to suffer from H1N1 swine flu... My doctor initially refused to believe I had swine flu because no one else in Pennsylvania had it... My misdiagnosis was not rooted in ...
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Labor Force Participation Lowest Since Carter!

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While President Obama and his supporters may love that the official unemployment numbers — released today by the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics for September —is the lowest monthly report since July of 2008, the devil is in the details and are much more ominous. What’s bad about the 5.9 ...
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No Civil Rights Charges Against George Zimmerman in Trayvon Martin Death Because “There Isn’t a Case, and There Never Was,” Says Project 21’s Horace Cooper

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DOJ's George Zimmerman Intervention Exposes Politicized Obama Justice Department Former Head of Zimmerman Investigation on Rumored Short List to Replace Eric Holder Washington, D.C. - Responding to a report that the U.S. Department of Justice will not file civil rights charges against George Zimmerman for the 2012 death of Trayvon ...
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Buffett’s Money Walks Different from the Way He Talks, by Hughey Newsome

New Visions Commentary /
There is a certain idiom in American culture that starts with the phrase "Money talks." While providing the phrase's conclusion — which references something walking — is inappropriate for this page, it seems fitting when considering the actions of Warren Buffett over the years. Recently, Buffett's firm, Berkshire Hathaway, put ...
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Successful Entrepreneurship is a Labor of Love, by Gianno Caldwell

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People often congratulate me for starting my own firm, Caldwell Strategic Consulting, at the ripe young age of 26. I often thank them, and sometimes add that I had no choice. Of course, I had a choice. I could have done lots of things, but lobbying and consulting is my ...
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Old School Teaching Methods Were Effective in Even the Poorest Districts, by Jimmie L. Hollis

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Today's public schools are the subject of a lot of debate and controversy all across America. There is a great deal that does need fixing, but the problems are not, as some may proclaim, solely due to a lack of funding. I am a product of a 1950s and 1960s ...
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Learn from the NFL: The Free Market Works, by Hughey Newsome

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September is usually exciting for the National Football League, its players and its fans. It's the start of the new season. Old favorites are back on the gridiron and new players will be tested. Everyone wonders if this season will see his team in the Super Bowl. This year, however, ...
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U.S. Supreme Court Meets Today to Decide Whether to Accept Fair Housing Act Case

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Does the Fair Housing Act Merely Require that People Be Treated Equally Regardless of Race, or Does it Require Equal Outcomes? Washington, D.C. - Washington, DC - U.S. Supreme Court justices meet today to discuss which cases they will hear during the Court's upcoming term. Activists with the Project 21 ...
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Resignation of Attorney General Eric Holder Welcomed

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Attorney General "Set Back Race Relations, Showed Disrespect for the Rule of Law and Undermined Basic Constitutional Principles," Says Project 21's Horace Cooper "With Appropriate New Leadership, the Justice Department Can Return to its Proper Role as a Steward of the Constitution" Washington, D.C. - Project 21 Co-Chairman Horace Cooper, ...
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Project 21’s LeBon Speaks (Separately) on Sharia Law, School Lunches

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Cherylyn Harley LeBon, co-chairman of the National Center’s Project 21 black leadership network, has been active in pointing out the hypocrisy of liberal policymaking at both the federal and international level. In early September, Cherylyn discussed the federal nutritional guidelines that are being imposed on schools on the Soul of ...
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Refugee Status for Illegal Immigrants Rebutted

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With the possibility that President Barack Obama may soon attempt to abuse federal refugee policy as a means of offering some sort of amnesty to illegal immigrants, Project 21 co-chairman Horace Cooper told One America News Network host Rick Amato that this potential action could hurt the prospects of legitimate ...
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Project 21 Members on Obama’s Crusade Against ISIS

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Three times over the past week, members of the National Center’s Project 21 black leadership network appeared on the One America News Network’s “Rick Amato Show” to discuss the resumption in the rise of Islamic terrorism and the Obama Administration’s pivot to a militarized response. Interviews took place both before ...
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Throughout U.S. History, Immigration Surges Have Harmed Black Workers

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Washington, D.C. - Surges in immigration have harmed black workers throughout U.S. history. Evidence shows that eras of high black employment and economic mobility directly correspond with periods of reduced immigration. Should President Obama legalize many or all of the approximately 11.3 million illegal immigrants estimated to be living in ...
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