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Mr. President, Don’t Use the 50th Anniversary of the Voting Rights Act to Divide Americans

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Celebrate the Achievement, Black Leadership Group Says Washington, D.C. - Members of the Project 21 black leadership network are hitting back against President Barack Obama's use of the 50th anniversary of the Voting Rights Act to divide Americans from one ...
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Ban Federal Funding for Planned Parenthood, Say Members of the Black Leadership Network Project 21

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S. 1881, Senator Joni Ernst's Bill to Do Exactly That, to be Voted on Shortly Washington, D.C. - Members of the Project 21 black leadership network are joining calls for passage of S. 1881, a bill to prohibit federal funding ...
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The Law Should Not Treat Bill Cosby Differently Because He Gave a Speech

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Members of Black Leadership Group Say U.S. District Court Judge Was Wrong to Release Transcript of Deposition in a Cosby Civil Case Explicitly Because Cosby Gave a 2005 Speech Telling Young Black Parents to do a Better Job Raising Their ...
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Black Conservatives React to U.S. Supreme Court Decision for Use of “Disparate Impact” in Administration of Fair Housing Act

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Washington, D.C. - Legal and policy experts with the Project 21 black leadership network are available for comment on today's U.S. Supreme Court decision that allows perceived group racial disparities to be used as a trigger for enforcement of the ...
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Project 21 Mourns Senseless and Tragic Murders at the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston

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Washington, D.C. - Members of the Project 21 black leadership network are joining millions of Americans in mourning the senseless and tragic murders at the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston Wednesday night. Among their comm "A sanctuary of ...
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Black Americans Must Defend, Enhance Their Freedom; Juneteenth Emancipation Anniversary Offers Chance to Assess How Government Infringes on Rights, Opportunities

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Washington, D.C. - On "Juneteenth," the oldest and most popular observance of the end of slavery in the United States, members of the Project 21 black leadership network call upon their fellow black Americans to use the civil rights-themed holiday ...
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Audit the Fed, but Be Careful Who Gets That Power, by Hughey Newsome

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Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) is leading 30 other senators in legislation to "audit the Fed." The Federal Reserve, America's central bank, sets monetary policy and oversees financial institutions. Senator Paul's bill would make the institution more transparent by allowing an ...
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Winter Blues Can’t Be Blamed for Poor Economy — “About Those Jobs Numbers” For March 2015

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It’s not a good Friday for the Obama Administration.  A new report on jobless numbers, compiled by the federal government, came out today. The official unemployment rate is 5.5 percent.  That’s unchanged from last month, and that’s no cause for ...
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Uber Fights Cab Discrimination, by Gianno Caldwell

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There was a time when actor Danny Glover made national news because, as a black man, he said he couldn't get a cab to stop for him. That was before the Uber ridesharing service that is now challenging the cab ...
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Hands Off: Don’t Raid Your Retirement Accounts! by Fred Banyon

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After the Great Recession of 2008, an unpleasant phenomena resurfaced. Because of financial distress from the recession, a large number of Americans began tapping into their secured retirement savings. African-Americans and Hispanics were the groups that dipped into these sacred ...
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