Author: The National Center

Black Conservatives Desire to Spark Change in Ferguson, by Jerome Danner

Black Conservatives Desire to Spark Change in Ferguson, by Jerome Danner

New Visions Commentary /
Five years ago, a small town by the name of Ferguson, Missouri, got national attention for the wrong reasons. The media flocked to the area after a police shooting, which resulted in the death of an African American young man ...
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American Leaders are Ignoring the Issues that are Fueling Racial Hatred and Violence, by Carol M. Swain

American Leaders are Ignoring the Issues that are Fueling Racial Hatred and Violence, by Carol M. Swain

New Visions Commentary /
Passing new gun control laws and labeling President Trump a white nationalist who inspires acts of terrorism are a waste of time. They will not address the root causes of the anger and disaffection that fueled recent acts of violence ...
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After Trump Tweets, Baltimore’s Elected Leaders Given "Blueprint for a Better Deal for Black America"

After Trump Tweets, Baltimore’s Elected Leaders Given “Blueprint for a Better Deal for Black America”

Press Release /
Black Conservatives Send Recommendations to Mayor, City Council for Improving Black Opportunity Washington, D.C. – To help create a better Baltimore, the Project 21 black leadership network sent Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young and the entire Baltimore City Council copies ...
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Stop Putting Words In Our President’s Tweets! by Emery McClendon

Stop Putting Words In Our President’s Tweets! by Emery McClendon

New Visions Commentary /
Conservatives shouldn’t be so hasty to fall into the same political trap as the conservative black senator from South Carolina. When Senator Tim Scott said President Donald Trump used “racially insensitive” language in a recent tweet – presumably directed at ...
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The Political Opinions of Celebrities Matter But Facts Do Too, by Jerome Danner

The Political Opinions of Celebrities Matter But Facts Do Too, by Jerome Danner

New Visions Commentary /
Let it be said at the outset of this piece: all opinions matter. In our country, no matter your status, level of infamy, or salary, you have the right to freedom of speech, which means you can voice your opinion ...
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Reparations Are Treated as the Cure for Inequality — They Are Not, by Emery McClendon

Reparations Are Treated as the Cure for Inequality — They Are Not, by Emery McClendon

In 2007, much like today, liberals were demonizing the president and looking at shoring up their base for the next major election. An issue dragged out of the political closet was the notion of paying reparations to blacks now for ...
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Nike's American Flag Shoe Recall Kicks Up Black Conservatives' Anger

Nike’s American Flag Shoe Recall Kicks Up Black Conservatives’ Anger

Press Release /
Colin Kaepernick's Demand Sends Nike Down "Dangerous Path" With Consumers, Investors Washington, D.C. - After Nike pulled an American flag-themed shoe off the market after a complaint by former football player Colin Kaepernick, members of the Project 21 black leadership network ...
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African Americans Don’t Need Reparations. We Need To Take Responsibility For Our Lives, by Emery McClendon

African Americans Don’t Need Reparations. We Need To Take Responsibility For Our Lives, by Emery McClendon

New Visions Commentary /
In 2007, much like today, liberals were demonizing the president and looking to shore up their base for the next major election. An issue dragged out of the political closet was the notion of paying reparations to blacks now for ...
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Chuck Todd Breaks Ranks on ICE-Concentration Camp Claim, by Jerome Danner

Chuck Todd Breaks Ranks on ICE-Concentration Camp Claim, by Jerome Danner

New Visions Commentary /
Rep. Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez continues to bring news on what feels like a daily basis. This may be for good reasons, or for bad ones, depending on who you ask. She (and her political statements) are constantly the subject of articles ...
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Reparations Proposal Called a "Sham" by Black Activists

Reparations Proposal Called a “Sham” by Black Activists

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Taxpayer Payments for Slavery Would Be Unnecessary and Divisive, Says Project 21 Washington, D.C. - Calling the idea of reparations for slavery a “sham,” members of the Project 21 black leadership network say black Americans who take advantage of opportunities ...
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