Author: The National Center

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Affirmative Action Ruling by U.S. Supreme Court in Fisher v. University of Texas Today Disappoints Black Conservatives

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Washington, D.C. - Leaders of the Project 21 black leadership network are expressing disappointment over the decision handed down this morning by the U.S. Supreme Court in Fisher v. University of Texas, a key affirmative action case. The high court ...
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Rep. John Lewis Invited to Sit-In to Protect Urban Hostages from Criminals by Anti-Crime Activist

Rep. John Lewis Invited to Sit-In to Protect Urban Hostages from Criminals by Anti-Crime Activist

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Project 21's Nadra "Cap Black" Enzi Says He'd Gladly Join His Hero Rep. John Lewis in Sit-In to Protect Inner City Residents from Crime Reminds Congressman of the Role Armed Volunteers Played in Protecting Non-Violent Civil Rights Pioneers Like Himself ...
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Affirmative Action Supreme Court Ruling in Fisher Today Gives “Reason to Fear the Future,” Says Project 21’s Joe Hicks

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Washington, D.C. - Los Angeles political activist and longtime Project 21 member Joe Hicks is joining other colleagues in the Project 21 black leadership network who have expressed disappointment over the U.S. Supreme Court's decision in Fisher v. University of ...
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Supreme Court Immigration Ruling Applauded by Project 21’s Emery McClendon

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Washington, D.C. - Project 21 member and Indiana Tea Party organizer Emery McClendon has the following statement about President Obama's loss in a critical immigration case that was handed down by the U.S. Supreme Court today: As one who followed ...
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Baltimore Police Officer Acquittal in Freddie Gray Case Applauded by Black Conservatives

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Prosecutor Marilyn Mosby Criticized Harshly for Acting "More Like an Activist Than an Advocate for Justice" "Mosby Has Mishandled This Entire Affair and Should Admit That and End It Now" "The Judge Should Throw Out All of the Remaining Charges ...
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Juneteenth — America’s Celebration of the End of Slavery — to be Celebrated Sunday, June 19

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Project 21 Joins Those Calling for the Appreciation of and Continued Advancement of Freedom Obama White House Strangely Silent for Eighth Year, Despite Calls that it Issue Some Form of a Commemorative Proclamation for Juneteenth, Joining 43 States and the ...
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‘Roots’ Rebroadcast Stokes Memories in Project 21 Members, Friends

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Washington, D.C. - Members of the Project 21 national leadership network are commenting on the History Channel's multi-day reboot of the epic miniseries "Roots," based on a novel by Alex Haley, that began Memorial Day. The original 1977 broadcast of ...
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Obama Locker Room Edict Condemned by Black Conservatives

Obama Locker Room Edict Condemned by Black Conservatives

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"Attaching this insanity to the legacy of civil rights… trivializes everything the brave men and women experienced and sacrificed in the pursuit of social, economic and legal equality…" "Civil rights champions were not spat upon, beaten with police batons and ...
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Project 21 Black Leadership Network Statement on Savage, Senseless Attack on Houston Deputy Constable

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Washington, D.C. - The following is a statement by Project 21 founding member Council Nedd II on the ambush attack on Harris County Deputy Constable Alden Clopton late last night: I am appalled at the senseless willingness to harm and ...
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Wendy Bell Firing from WTAE-TV in Pittsburgh Criticized by Black Leaders

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Washington, D.C. - Spokesmen for the national black leadership group Project 21 are critical of WTAE-TV in Pittsburgh for firing anchor Wendy Bell for comments about a March 9 multiple murder in the Pittsburgh suburb of Wilkinsburg. Bell wrote, in ...
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