PROJECT 21 ARCHIVE – 2022

Confirmation Bias

Confirmation Bias

New Visions Commentary /
You might not know it from the news coverage, but Ketanji Brown Jackson isn’t the first black person to be named to the United States Supreme Court. She’s not even the second. But the fawning coverage might make you think she was—especially in contrast to the last black American named ...
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NFL football game

Black Americans Throw a Flag on NFL’s Discriminatory Diversity Mandates

Press Release /
Project 21 Members Say Expanded Rooney Rule Overlooks Talent to Satisfy Woke Demands Washington, D.C. – Members of the Project 21 black leadership network called new National Football League (NFL) hiring mandates “cruel” and “discriminatory,” and criticized league management for caving to “woke” pressures for equity that will harm the ...
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The Will Smith Standard and the Downfall of Consequences

The Will Smith Standard and the Downfall of Consequences

Project 21 Co-Chairman Horace Cooper has often pointed out: “If it wasn’t for double-standards, the left would have no standards at all.” And now the left appears to be embracing a standard perfectly befitting its mindset. Let it henceforth be called the “Will Smith Standard.” In essence, the Will Smith ...
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Will Smith - Chris Rock Oscar Assault Gets Black Conservatives Talking

Will Smith – Chris Rock Oscar Assault Gets Black Conservatives Talking

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Movies like “Raging Bull,” “Rocky” and “On the Waterfront” have won Academy Awards in the past, but actor Will Smith brought real-life pugilism to this year’s Oscars ceremonies. He punched and yelled at comedian Chris Rock after Rock made a comment about his wife – Jada Pinkett Smith – during ...
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Horace Cooper and Vince Ellison Discuss Will Smith and Chris Rock Debacle

Will Smith – Chris Rock Oscars Debacle Exposes Hollywood Hypocrisy

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After actor Will Smith jumped onstage and smacked comedian Chris Rock at the Oscars for a joke Rock made about Smith’s wife’s hair (or lack of it – she suffers from alopecia), the media began defending Smith. On NBC’s “Today” show, host Craig Melvin lamented the reputation of black men ...
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Jackson Would Push Supreme Court “Well Beyond” Founders’ Intent

Jackson Would Push Supreme Court “Well Beyond” Founders’ Intent

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In an interview on “Real America With Dan Ball” on the One America News Network, Project 21 member Michael Austin warned that Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson – if confirmed – would further radicalize the U.S. Supreme Court, even though she would be replacing arch-liberal Justice Stephen Breyer. Michael explained that ...
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For-Profits Targeted as White House Ignores Woke College Follies

For-Profits Targeted as White House Ignores Woke College Follies

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Traditional universities offer their students degrees in gender studies, peace studies and programs in sexuality. Graduates often leave with massive debts and perhaps not so many job prospects. Yet the Biden Administration has its ire set not on these schools, but on so-called “for-profit” institutions that specialize in training working ...
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Biden's energy policies hurt black Americans. Energy Poverty

Climate Regulations Create Environmental Injustice

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Black Activists Condemn Costs of Biden Agenda Washington, D.C. - Members of the Project 21 black leadership network called President Biden’s energy agenda an environmental injustice, noting that poor and minority Americans will be hurt the most by policies that restrict access to affordable energy. “Energy injustice on the part ...
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Energy War on the Poor

Energy War on the Poor

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As the price of a gallon of gasoline skyrockets, Biden Administration officials like Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg have argued that a simple solution is to buy an electric car. The problem with this only starts with the fact that a brand-new, low-end, base-model Tesla costs over $45,000. On top of ...
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Biden Must “Jettison” Concession to Iranian Terror

Biden Must “Jettison” Concession to Iranian Terror

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In an effort to reach a settlement to reinstate the alleged 2015 nuclear weapons deal with Iran, the Biden Administration is reportedly negotiating to remove Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) from the U.S. State Department’s “Foreign Terrorist Organizations” list. On “Fox News @ Night,” Project 21 Co-Chairman Horace Cooper called ...
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Solar renewables

Cancelling Cap and Trade Good for Environment

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Approaching the task from multiple angles, Governor Glenn Youngkin is moving forward on removing Virginia from the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI). The governor’s office said the policies promoted by the state-level regulatory partnership levy an “unfair burden… on Virginia ratepayers.” Governor Youngkin issued an executive order early in his ...
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Left’s Latest Clarence Thomas Smear

Left’s Latest Clarence Thomas Smear

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Media outlets breathlessly report that Ginni Thomas, the wife of Supreme Court Associate Justice Clarence Thomas, is linked to alleged radicals and may influence her husband’s jurisprudence. “Never before has the spouse of a justice been targeted in this way,” writes Project 21 Co-Chairman Horace Cooper in a commentary published ...
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Justice Thomas Ginni Thomas

Another Leftist Smear Attempt Falls Flat

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This totally unworkable recusal standard has been trotted out solely because Justice Thomas is the most influential member of the Supreme Court.  No matter what political party you align with, we can all agree that 2022 is going to be a blockbuster term for the Supreme Court. Cases regarding abortion, ...
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Promoting Abortion for All the Wrong Reasons

Promoting Abortion for All the Wrong Reasons

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As legislators in Maryland consider a new law to expand abortion privilege, Project 21 member Patrina Mosley says “women deserve better.” In a testimony given at the state capitol in Annapolis on February 28, Patrina implored lawmakers to not spend millions in public funds “to lower the standards of care ...
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Jobs Report Not as Good as it Seems

Jobs Report Not as Good as it Seems

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Unemployment is down. But who should take the credit? The Biden Administration certainly thinks they deserve accolades for the better-than-expected jobs report for the month of February. To the contrary, members of the National Center’s Project 21 black leadership network are not convinced liberal policies made the employment numbers so ...
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Project 21’s Wells Embeds with Truckers on People’s Convoy

Project 21’s Wells Embeds with Truckers on People’s Convoy

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As the hundreds of trucks of “The People’s Convoy” roll across the United States, they picked up a member of the National Center’s Project 21 black leadership network along the way. Project 21 member Kathleen Wells joined up with the convoy at a rally in Monrovia, Indiana. She will be ...
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Equity is Destroying Equality

Equity is Destroying Equality

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“The legacy of the civil rights movement, for which so many people fought and died, is hanging by a thread," warns Project 21 member Joe Mobley in a commentary published by The Federalist. The reason is the rise of the “equity” agenda. Joe fears that “the final nail has been ...
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After Painful State of the Union Address, Black Activists Say Biden Has Failed America

After Painful State of the Union Address, Black Activists Say Biden Has Failed America

Press Release /
Washington, D.C. – In response to President Biden’s 2022 State of the Union address, members of the Project 21 black leadership network said the president has earned his near-record-low approval ratings by championing unapologetically left-wing policies which have contributed to skyrocketing inflation, supply chain woes, unchecked foreign aggression and the ...
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Racist Roots of the “Anti-Racism” Con

Racist Roots of the “Anti-Racism” Con

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Anti-racism consultants like Ibram X. Kendi can make tens of thousands of dollars for training sessions and speeches for corporations, public schools and government offices. “They aren’t selling you a solution,” said Fox News Channel host Jesse Watters. “They’re selling you a problem.” In a discussion on the “Jesse Watters ...
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Supreme Court

“Historic” Supreme Court Nomination Tainted By Racial Politics

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Judge Jackson’s Experience “Overshadowed” By Biden’s Race and Gender Prerequisites, Say Black Activists Washington, D.C. – Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson’s Supreme Court nomination will be forever stigmatized by the fact the her race and gender were her most important credentials, say members of the Project 21 black leadership network, who ...
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