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

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

New Visions Commentary /
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

New Visions Commentary /
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

New Visions Commentary /
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

New Visions Commentary /
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

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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