Tag: Project 21 Commentary

Court Shoots an Air Ball on NCAA Academic Standards, by Michael King

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When a federal court recently threw out the NCAA's academic standards for freshman college athletes because the standardized tests they were based on were thought to be culturally biased against blacks, it effectively set up yet another barrier for groups ...

The Big Lie: Margaret Sanger’s “Negro Project,” by Kimberley Jane Wilson

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Many years ago, when I was still a first grader, my father and I went for a walk. We strolled past a brand-new building made of shining white concrete and gleaming glass doors. My father had been quite interested in ...

God Stands Knocking at the Door of America’s Heart: Will the Tragedy at Columbine High Be Enough to Let Him Back In? by Bishop Earl Jackson Sr.

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How many nightmarish scenes of youth violence must America witness before we realize that this is the harvest of a generation which has turned its back on God? We have banned prayer from the public schools and God from public ...

The Real Racists, by James Coleman

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Far too many Americans have it in their heads that racism makes a home on the right wing of our political spectrum. It is the political left, however, that has presided over the decline of our inner cities. It is ...

Black History Month: A Retrospective

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I don't know about you, but I've never known what to think about Black History Month. Whenever I think of it, my first thought is invariably: What comic decided to make Black History Month the shortest month of the year? ...

Social Security is Unfair to Black Americans, by John Meredith

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A New Visions Commentary paper published March 1999 by The National Center for Public Policy Research, 501 Capitol Ct NE, Washington, DC 20002, 202/543-4110, Fax 202-543-5975, E-Mail [email protected]. Reprints permitted provided source is credited. If a group of strangers living ...

Impeachment Infringes on My Family Time, by E. LeMay Lathan

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Is President Clinton above the law? I keep asking myself that question as I listen to the impeachment proceedings. I've heard both the White House's excuses and the accusations of the Office of Independent Counsel, and I don't have a ...

To Assure That the Republican Party is Open and Accessible to All, by Bishop Earl Jackson Sr.

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When a political party goes on public record to establish a foundational principle, that declaration should be studiously upheld and its members should hold one another accountable for its violation. Many Republicans and conservatives remember the phrase "to assure that ...

Why I Work on Martin’s Birthday, by C. Mason Weaver

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A New Visions Commentary paper published February 1999 by The National Center for Public Policy Research, 501 Capitol Ct., N.E., Washington, DC 20002, 202/543-4110, Fax 202-543-5975, E-Mail [email protected], Web http://www.nationalcenter.org. Reprints permitted provided source is credited. I worked hard during ...

Black Americans Would Benefit From Private Social Security Accounts

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President Clinton's announcement in his January State of the Union speech that he supports investing Social Security funds in the stock market was a half-step in the right direction for saving Social Security. Unfortunately, the President's prescription did nothing to ...

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