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Blacks Must Reject Redefining Civil Rights to License Crime

Blacks Must Reject Redefining Civil Rights to License Crime

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There was a period when mainstream voices in Black America aligned with the law and not with lawbreakers — when the "snitches get stiches" mindset was associated only with the criminal element and was otherwise rare within the mainstream of ...
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Black Activists Praise Justice Department for Fixing Yale’s Fail

Black Activists Praise Justice Department for Fixing Yale’s Fail

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“Academic Achievement Should Be Rewarded Without Racial Contingencies” Washington, D.C. - Members of the Project 21 black leadership network praised the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) for confronting Yale University over its discriminatory admissions practices. DOJ threatened the Ivy League ...
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Lack of Transparency in Government Contracts Hurts Service Members, by Horace Cooper

Lack of Transparency in Government Contracts Hurts Service Members, by Horace Cooper

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Last month when TRANSCOM (United States Transportation Command) pulled back its $7 billion contract award to Norwegian subsidiary American Roll on Roll off Carrier (ARC) taxpayers breathed a sigh of relief. The contract had been awarded on April 30 in ...
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Trump Pension Rule Will Benefit Black Americans, by Council Nedd II

Trump Pension Rule Will Benefit Black Americans, by Council Nedd II

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Put quite simply, too many black Americans are financially unprepared to retire. A mix of poor economic conditions, distrust of institutions and an overall lack of planning affects all Americans. But studies show black Americans are impacted harder. So any ...
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Black Activists Call for Bias Investigation at ESPN

Black Activists Call for Bias Investigation at ESPN

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Report That Host Sage Steele Wasn't "Black Enough" for Documentary Raises Concerns About Sports Network's Agenda Washington, D.C. - Veteran ESPN host Sage Steele was reportedly excluded from a network documentary on race and sports because - despite being biracial ...
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How Trump’s Law and Order Agenda Is Making Black America Safer Again, by Horace Cooper

How Trump’s Law and Order Agenda Is Making Black America Safer Again, by Horace Cooper

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In the wake of George Floyd’s death, America has been presented with a false narrative about blacks and law enforcement. Elite progressive voices have pushed a radical idea: Law enforcement is the embodiment of bigotry in America and that “defunding” ...
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School Choice Victory at Supreme Court Will "Advance Black Lives"

School Choice Victory at Supreme Court Will “Advance Black Lives”

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Discriminatory Blaine Amendments Denied Educational Opportunities to Families in Need Washington, D.C. – Today's U.S. Supreme Court decision overturning Montana's discriminatory "Blaine Amendment" was cheered by members of the Project 21 black leadership network, who called it a major win ...
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Black Lives Don’t Seem to Matter to Liberal Supreme Court Justices

Black Lives Don’t Seem to Matter to Liberal Supreme Court Justices

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Project 21 and Justice Clarence Thomas Reject SCOTUS Abortion Decision Washington, D.C. – Members of the Project 21 black leadership network condemned today’s U.S. Supreme Court ruling that overturned a Louisiana law requiring abortionists to have admitting privileges at a ...
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Black Activists Applaud White House Outreach to End Chicago Violence

Black Activists Applaud White House Outreach to End Chicago Violence

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Project 21 to Mayor Lightfoot, Governor Pritzker: “It’s Time to Take ‘Yes’ for an Answer” Washington, D.C. - Activists with the Project 21 black leadership network applauded President Donald Trump’s efforts to reach out to Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot and ...
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Black Activists Ask Kennedy Center to Rescind Tina Fey’s Comedy Prize

Black Activists Ask Kennedy Center to Rescind Tina Fey’s Comedy Prize

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After Fey’s Blackface Apology, Project 21 Challenges Taxpayer-Funded Institution to Hold Fey to Her Own Standard Washington, D.C. – The Project 21 black leadership network requested that the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts rescind the Mark Twain ...
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