Author: The National Center

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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Defunding Police Defeats Public Safety, Especially in Black Communities, by Nadra Enzi

Defunding Police Defeats Public Safety, Especially in Black Communities, by Nadra Enzi

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George Floyd’s murder was a horrific crime, and it has literally changed the world. But we need to take a moment to calm ourselves. We must reflect on our goals for fixing law enforcement problems before letting radical activists take ...
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Black vs. Green: Black Americans Fight Climate Measures That Increase Energy Costs, by Donna Jackson

Black vs. Green: Black Americans Fight Climate Measures That Increase Energy Costs, by Donna Jackson

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While I don’t often find myself agreeing with Jesse Jackson, I applaud his support of a pipeline to bring affordable natural gas to the predominantly minority and low-income farming community of Pembroke Township, Illinois. As a black conservative who opposes ...
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Mob Justice Gaining on Rule of Law Means Minorities Lose, by Horace Cooper

Mob Justice Gaining on Rule of Law Means Minorities Lose, by Horace Cooper

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Americans of all stripes recoiled at the video of George Floyd's death in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Elected officials all across America have condemned this needless act of violence. But many in the media, and activists across the land have gone further ...
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Black Activists Criticize NFL for Surrendering to Players’ Woke Demands

Black Activists Criticize NFL for Surrendering to Players’ Woke Demands

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Potential Return of Kneeling for Flag and Anthem “Not Justified” Washington, D.C. – Activists with the Project 21 black leadership network condemned National Football League (NFL) Commissioner Roger Goodell for submitting to player demands that would allow the tragic death ...
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Black Activists Condemn Nationwide Rioting

Black Activists Condemn Nationwide Rioting

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“The Left is ‘Fighting For’ Blacks While Also Demolishing Our Neighborhoods and Ruining Our Lives” Washington, D.C. – Saying people need to “stop rationalizing and excusing criminal activity,” members of the Project 21 black leadership network condemned the politically motivated ...
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Mail-in Voting Is NOT the Solution, by Christopher Arps

Mail-in Voting Is NOT the Solution, by Christopher Arps

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The Coronavirus pandemic has completely upended the 2020 election cycle in a myriad of ways. The novel virus and social distancing have made traditional campaigning with handshakes, baby-kissing, and massive indoor and outdoor rallies practically impossible. As a result, the ...
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