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Liberal Race-Card Tactics Condemned in Loretta Lynch Attorney General Confirmation Process

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Black Conservatives Call Senator Durbin's "Back of the Bus" Comment "Truly Shameful" "True Racial Harmony Is Holding This Woman's Feet to the Fire" Washington, D.C. - Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) last week injected the issue of race into the Senate ...
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Obama Immigration Policy Questions His Commitment to Making Black Lives Matter, by Ted Hayes

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In a nation of immigrants, do black lives matter? Apparently not, because black lives are effectively being ethno-racially cleansed from American society by an illegal alien invasion and a growing occupation of our neighborhoods. How? Black America is being challenged ...
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Obama's Economy Is Only Successful If Success Is Redefined, by Derryck Green

Obama’s Economy Is Only Successful If Success Is Redefined, by Derryck Green

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When it comes to the American economy, there is little success to celebrate unless success is defined downward. Under President Obama, the economic success that's being celebrated essentially papers over the pain of millions of struggling Americans. Obama devoted a ...
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Black Conservatives Comment on Selma “Bloody Sunday” 50th Anniversary

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Washington, D.C. - March 7 is the 50th anniversary of "Bloody Sunday," when civil rights activists were attacked by Alabama law enforcement as they tried to cross the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma at the beginning of a march to ...
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Project 21 Members Call Rumored Federal Lawsuit Against Ferguson Police Department a Misguided Attempt for “Pound of Flesh”

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Eric Holder's DOJ Reportedly Plans a Lawsuit Against the Ferguson Police for Racial Discrimination Any DOJ Lawsuit Would "Ultimately Be a Lawsuit against the Taxpayers" Ferguson, MO / Washington, D.C. - With the U.S. Department of Justice rumored to be ...
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Fiscal Literacy Needed to Avoid Poverty Traps, by Fred Banyon

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In Arizona, the governor recently signed legislation requiring that high school students pass a civics exam before they graduate. It's the same test the U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service gives to prospective citizens. As one state senator explained, "a minimal ...
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Message to Jesse Jackson: Stop Lying About the Voting Rights Act

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Jesse Jackson Wrong to Claim U.S. Supreme Court Made Voting Rights Act "Null and Void" "Resorting to Hyperbole… Unnecessarily Divides People," Says Project 21's Cherylyn Harley LeBon Washington, D.C. - Jesse Jackson's false claim that a 2013 U.S. Supreme Court ...
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About Those Jobs Numbers for January: Obama?s Economic Bravado Relies on Defining down Success

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With every new month comes the federal government’s assessment and report on the previous month’s jobless numbers. Project 21 member Derryck Green uses this first-Friday announcement to comment on the state of the economy in general and employment in particular ...
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Project 21’s Emmett an Early Critic of Obama’s “Free” Community College Plan

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National Center staff member Bethany Whitlock helped write this blog post. As part of his State of the Union address, President Obama proposed a new initiative to offer young Americans essentially free community college education.  Then, in his proposed tax ...
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Obama Should Work with the New Congress to Reinstate the Clinton-GOP Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Act of 1996, by Gianno Caldwell

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After 50 years of America's "War on Poverty" yielding little progress at much expense, how can we more effectively provide opportunity for our least fortunate brothers and sisters? In 1996, with a divided government similar to what we have now, ...
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