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Friday Night Lights, Not Fights, by Martin D. Baker

Friday Night Lights, Not Fights, by Martin D. Baker

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Having played high school football, I know trash-talking is all part of the game. Getting into the opponent’s head can give a team an advantage. Fans do their part with chants. But everything should be civil and not taken beyond ...
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Record-Low Black Unemployment Applauded by Black Activists

Record-Low Black Unemployment Applauded by Black Activists

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Project 21 Cites Low Taxes, Deregulation Among Reasons Blacks Are Back to Work Black unemployment has hit yet another record low, and that is being cheered by members of the Project 21 black leadership network, who cite lower taxes and ...
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No Justification for Anti-Semitic Language, by Marie A. Fischer

No Justification for Anti-Semitic Language, by Marie A. Fischer

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It’s hard to justify the term “Jewing” someone down as anything but offensive. I know. I’ve tried. A friend of mine once created an exclusive Facebook group called “Us Them Down.” We considered it satirical and somewhat safe since everyone ...
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Protect Civil Rights with Citizen-Only Voting, by Christopher Arps

Protect Civil Rights with Citizen-Only Voting, by Christopher Arps

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Although voting is an important privilege for every American, it is of particular importance to black Americans. A key part of the civil rights movement was ensuring that every citizen, regardless of race, could cast a ballot. Activists faced poll ...
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No Need for Energy Poverty, by Derrick Hollie

No Need for Energy Poverty, by Derrick Hollie

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It’s a popular theme—from Thomas Malthus to Paul R. Ehrlich to Thanos of Avengers fame: Only drastic action will avert catastrophe. We must consume less, accept less, be less. We’re warned in ever more strident terms that we must act now or ...
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Race, Revisionism, and The New York Times, by Adrian Norman

Race, Revisionism, and The New York Times, by Adrian Norman

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The New York Times recently launched the “1619 Project”—an initiative that, by the paper’s own admission, “aims to reframe the country’s history, understanding 1619 as our true founding, and placing the consequences of slavery and the contributions of black Americans ...
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Antifa’s Chaotic Display of Objections, by Jerome Danner

Antifa’s Chaotic Display of Objections, by Jerome Danner

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Protesting once meant something. It had value in and of itself. It once was a highly-valued strategy of thoughtful, goal-oriented individuals that desired to spark change, not only in the minds of men, but in their hearts. Think of Martin ...
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Black Conservatives Desire to Spark Change in Ferguson, by Jerome Danner

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

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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

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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”

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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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