PROJECT 21 ARCHIVE – 2015

Winter Blues Can’t Be Blamed for Poor Economy — “About Those Jobs Numbers” For March 2015

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It’s not a good Friday for the Obama Administration.  A new report on jobless numbers, compiled by the federal government, came out today. The official unemployment rate is 5.5 percent.  That’s unchanged from last month, and that’s no cause for celebration.  Even though this official number did not go up, ...
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Uber Fights Cab Discrimination, by Gianno Caldwell

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There was a time when actor Danny Glover made national news because, as a black man, he said he couldn't get a cab to stop for him. That was before the Uber ridesharing service that is now challenging the cab industry — and winning when it comes to service. I ...
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Hands Off: Don’t Raid Your Retirement Accounts! by Fred Banyon

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After the Great Recession of 2008, an unpleasant phenomena resurfaced. Because of financial distress from the recession, a large number of Americans began tapping into their secured retirement savings. African-Americans and Hispanics were the groups that dipped into these sacred instruments the most. According to a 2012 study by Ariel ...
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Liberal Race-Card Tactics Condemned in Loretta Lynch Attorney General Confirmation Process

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Black Conservatives Call Senator Durbin's "Back of the Bus" Comment "Truly Shameful" "True Racial Harmony Is Holding This Woman's Feet to the Fire" Washington, D.C. - Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) last week injected the issue of race into the Senate confirmation process of Attorney General nominee Loretta Lynch. Members of ...
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Loretta Lynch Race Card Tactics Rebuffed by Black Conservatives

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With Senate liberals refusing to allow a vote on legislation that would combat human trafficking because there are long-established protections against taxpayer funding of abortion included in it, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) said political shenanigans will come at a price.  Until the filibuster of that human trafficking bill ...
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Obama Immigration Policy Questions His Commitment to Making Black Lives Matter, by Ted Hayes

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In a nation of immigrants, do black lives matter? Apparently not, because black lives are effectively being ethno-racially cleansed from American society by an illegal alien invasion and a growing occupation of our neighborhoods. How? Black America is being challenged by what's been dubbed by its supporters as "comprehensive immigration ...
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Obama’s Economy Is Only Successful If Success Is Redefined, by Derryck Green

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When it comes to the American economy, there is little success to celebrate unless success is defined downward. Under President Obama, the economic success that's being celebrated essentially papers over the pain of millions of struggling Americans. Obama devoted a significant portion of his uninspiring State of the Union address ...
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Project 21’s LeBon Defends Voter ID, Decries Big Government Abuses on MSNBC

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Appearing last week on MSNBC, Project 21 Co-Chairman Cherylyn Harley LeBon boldly spoke out in favor of laws that are protecting the integrity of the American voter from potential fraud, saying: “I’m a black leader.  I’m in favor of voter ID.  I don’t really care what the other black leaders ...
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Hard Truths Overshadow Happiness about Unemployment Figures — “About Those Jobs Numbers” for February 2015

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There’s no denying that the American economy is in a state of flux.  Where is President Barack Obama going to take our economy?  It doesn’t seem to be in the right direction by any stretch of the imagination. Employers are obviously nervous.  Hiring is a not the simple process it ...
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Black Conservatives Comment on Selma “Bloody Sunday” 50th Anniversary

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Washington, D.C. - March 7 is the 50th anniversary of "Bloody Sunday," when civil rights activists were attacked by Alabama law enforcement as they tried to cross the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma at the beginning of a march to the state capitol. Members of the Project 21 black leadership ...
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Project 21 Member Wins CPAC Blogger Award

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Congratulations to Project 21 member Wayne Dupree, who was named “Blogger of the Year” at the 2015 Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) this past weekend at the Gaylord National Resort in suburban Washington, D.C. In addition to his work with the National Center’s black leadership network, Wayne created the NewsNinja ...
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Who Photobombed Col. Allen West?

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Project 21's Bishop Council Nedd II was interviewing former U.S. Congressman Col. Allen West when a familiar face photobombed the interview. Click the picture to find out who ...
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Jeff Stier of the National Center and Niger Innis of Project 21 to Appear on Special CPAC Panel on Regulations and Freedom

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At CPAC today at 2:30 PM, Niger Innis of Project 21 and The TeaParty.Net and the National Center for Public Policy Research’s Jeff Stier will appear on a special Washington Times panel, “Regulatory Assaults on Your Freedom You May Not Know About.” They will be George Landrith of Frontiers of ...
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Project 21 Members Call Rumored Federal Lawsuit Against Ferguson Police Department a Misguided Attempt for “Pound of Flesh”

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Eric Holder's DOJ Reportedly Plans a Lawsuit Against the Ferguson Police for Racial Discrimination Any DOJ Lawsuit Would "Ultimately Be a Lawsuit against the Taxpayers" Ferguson, MO / Washington, D.C. - With the U.S. Department of Justice rumored to be on the verge of filing a lawsuit against the Ferguson ...
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Fiscal Literacy Needed to Avoid Poverty Traps, by Fred Banyon

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In Arizona, the governor recently signed legislation requiring that high school students pass a civics exam before they graduate. It's the same test the U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service gives to prospective citizens. As one state senator explained, "a minimal understanding of American civics is of real value." Don't stop ...
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Gianno Caldwell’s Project 21 Media Debut Tackles Ukraine, ISIS and Other Foreign Policy Issues – and Brian Williams

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“Brian Williams’ career at NBC is dead,” said Project 21 member Gianno Caldwell, “but it’s alive and well if he wants a job at TMZ.” Gianno made a big splash during his first appearance on the One America News Network and first live media for Project 21! On the 2/9/15 ...
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Message to Jesse Jackson: Stop Lying About the Voting Rights Act

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Jesse Jackson Wrong to Claim U.S. Supreme Court Made Voting Rights Act "Null and Void" "Resorting to Hyperbole… Unnecessarily Divides People," Says Project 21's Cherylyn Harley LeBon Washington, D.C. - Jesse Jackson's false claim that a 2013 U.S. Supreme Court decision made the 1965 Voting Rights Act "null and void" ...
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Behind the Gun, Another Community Activist Gains Clarity regarding Police Procedures

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Another community activist and vocal critic of the police has gained a new perspective on police procedures after spending time in a cop’s shoes.  Members of the National Center’s Project 21 black leadership network, once again, are not surprised. This time, Quanell X, the leader of the New Black Panther ...
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About Those Jobs Numbers for January: Obama?s Economic Bravado Relies on Defining down Success

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With every new month comes the federal government’s assessment and report on the previous month’s jobless numbers. Project 21 member Derryck Green uses this first-Friday announcement to comment on the state of the economy in general and employment in particular under President Barack Obama’s stewardship. This month, on the heels ...
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Illegal Immigration Has Black Americans “Struggling for Our Very Lives”

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With access to jobs, housing, education and health care all at risk for black Americans because of the influx of illegal immigrants into the United States, Project 21 member Ted Hayes said blacks are “struggling for our very lives.”  As an advocate for the homeless in Los Angeles, Ted explained ...
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