PROJECT 21 ARCHIVE – 2017

Miss America Pageant Politics Worries Pivotal Past Contestant

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While the spotlight is currently on the politicization of the NFL and the chaos that liberal politics is bringing to the sports world, Project 21 is making sure that people understand liberal influences are similarly threatening the footlights of the Miss America pageant. In a new Washington Times commentary, Project ...
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The Political Price Tag on Miss America’s Tiara, by Day Gardner

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Forty years ago, I helped black girls become more accepted as the “girl next door” as a Miss America contestant. After seeing this year’s pageant, I fear a Pandora’s box of politics has been opened. It risks making an institution that has helped empower women for almost 100 years irrelevant ...
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Snark is Also a Form of Media Bias

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It’s not easy to work with a member of the media you figure is going to troll you. The National Center for Public Policy Research has been engaged in a coordinated effort to combat media bias.  In this instance, it’s at ESPN – a channel owned by the Walt Disney ...
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Black Conservatives Rebuke ESPN Host on Trump “White Supremacist” Claims

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Jemele Hill's Allegations Hurt Race Relations and the ESPN Brand Washington, D.C. - After ESPN host Jemele Hill tweeted that President Donald Trump and his supporters are "white supremacists," black conservatives with the Project 21 leadership network are criticizing Hill for her wild and incendiary allegations. They further fault the ...
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CEO Resignations From Trump Business Councils Reveal Leaders’ “True Colors”

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Liberal Grandstanding and Cronyism Seen as Undermining Efforts to Grow Economy, Create Jobs Washington, D.C. - Recent CEO resignations from the Trump Administration's business councils are being criticized by the nation's leading conservative shareholder activists as being short-sighted and political. The Free Enterprise Project (FEP) says the resignations, which prompted ...
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CEO Resignations from Trump Council: “Triumph of Politics Over Policy”

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They claim it’s not politics, but it certainly reeks of corporate America bowing to the will of the anti-Trump resistance movement.  That’s unfortunately not unusual these days. It started with Merck’s Kenneth Frazier, and now includes the CEOs of Intel and Under Armour and the head of the Alliance for ...
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Observations on Charlottesville: Project 21 Members Reflect

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It goes without saying that members of the Project 21 black leadership network are appalled by what transpired this past weekend in Charlottesville. There is a lot to be angry about when it comes to Charlottesville.  The hostile actions there that enflamed racial tension all over were unnecessary, and the loss ...
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St. Louis NAACP Backs Down, Reverses Course to Endorse Missouri “Travel Advisory”

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Well, that was quick. On Friday, Project 21 members in the St. Louis area were praising the NAACP’s St. Louis County chapter for pushing back against state and national leaders after a “travel advisory” was issued that cautions minority populations that might be visiting or passing through the Show Me ...
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St. Louis NAACP Follows Project 21’s Lead Opposing Missouri “Travel Advisory” Pushed by National, State Groups

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Local Project 21 Members Commend NAACP Affiliate for Standing Up to "Bad Policy" Potentially Hurtful to Missouri Residents and Businesses St. Louis, MO / Washington, D.C. - Local members of the Project 21 black leadership network are commending the St. Louis County NAACP for coming out against a "travel advisory" ...
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NAACP’s Missouri “Travel Ban” Derided by Local Blacks

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Project 21 Members Say Stunt "Only Serves to Racially Fracture Our National Psyche" St. Louis, MO / Washington, D.C. - The NAACP recently issued a "travel advisory" for the state of Missouri that suggests a "looming danger" exists there. Members of the Project 21 black leadership network who live in ...
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Gore Criticized by Black Activists for Green Agenda Hurting Poor, Minorities

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Hypocritical Actions, Hysterical Assertions Hurt Gore's Credibility Washington, D.C. - As Al Gore takes his An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power documentary into theaters nationwide, black activists with the Project 21 leadership network are criticizing the former vice president for being out of touch with the needs of the American ...
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Law Enforcement Professional Talks Trump Remark About Prisoner Transport

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In an address to law enforcement officials last week that was largely about gang violence and illegal immigration, President Donald Trump provoked criticism for a comment he made about the treatment of those who have been arrested for more heinous alleged crimes. At Suffolk County Community College, the President said: ...
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Black Activists Criticize Al Gore for Comparing Climate Activism to Civil Rights, Abolitionist Movements

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Gore Supports Climate Policies Harmful to Poor, Minorities While Silent About Father's Segregationist History Washington, D.C. - Earlier this week, former U.S. Vice President Al Gore, Jr. compared climate activism with moral movements to abolish slavery, end apartheid and promote women's suffrage. Black conservatives with the Project 21 leadership network ...
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NRA Magazine’s July Cover Girl Is Project 21 Co-Chairman Stacy Washington

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Black Conservative Radio Host in the Spotlight After Her Pro-2nd Amendment Commentary Resulted in Column Suspension St. Louis, MO / Washington, D.C. - Stacy Washington, the co-chairman of the National Center for Public Policy Research's Project 21 black leadership network, is the author and face of the cover story in ...
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Acting on Project 21 Co-Chair’s Suggestion, Trump Sends Feds to Control Chicago Gun Crime

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When Project 21 Co-Chairman Horace Cooper discussed rampant violence in Chicago on “The O’Reilly Factor” on January 26, he said the federal government could “absolutely” intervene to help end the “carnage” there. About an hour after Horace’s appearance, President Donald Trump tweeted “I will send in the Feds!” if the “carnage” ...
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Kate’s Law Praised by Lawman for Protecting Public, Helping Police

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On June 29, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 3004 - “Kate’s Law” - to mandate stricter penalties for deported felons who re-enter the United States illegally. The bill, which enjoys the support of President Donald Trump, is named after Kate Steinle.  In 2015, Steinle was allegedly murdered by ...
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Black Conservatives Commemorate Juneteenth Emancipation Celebration

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Project 21 Stresses Importance of Freedom and Forgiveness Washington, D.C. - In observance of "Juneteenth," the oldest and most popular commemoration of the end of slavery in the United States, members of the Project 21 black leadership network are urging black Americans to overcome the hurt of past suffering and ...
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Even Climate Alarmists Say Paris Treaty Is Ineffective, Says Cooper

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On the eve of President Trump announcing his decision to withdraw the U.S. from the Paris climate accord, Horace Cooper criticized the Paris treaty on RT Network’s “The Big Picture With Thom Hartmann.” “The very same studies that were claiming alarmist predictions say that the Paris treaty doesn’t make that ...
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Suspended Black Conservative Columnist Speaks Out About Why She Quit St. Louis Post-Dispatch

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"It's Never Been a Secret That I Support the Second Amendment and the National Rifle Association" St. Louis, MO / Washington, D.C. - Project 21 Co-Chairman Stacy Washington, a black conservative, was recently suspended by the St. Louis Post-Dispatch after writing a column defending gun ownership. She is now speaking ...
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Cooper Debates Sanctuary Cities and Social Security

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Who’s hypocritical, Democrats or Republicans, when it comes to immigration policy and the roles of state government and federal government? Last night, Thom Hartmann - the host of “The Big Picture” on RT Network - cited a study indicating that there is a lower crime rate in sanctuary cities, and ...
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