Category: Project 21 Press Releases

After Trump Tweets, Baltimore’s Elected Leaders Given "Blueprint for a Better Deal for Black America"

After Trump Tweets, Baltimore’s Elected Leaders Given “Blueprint for a Better Deal for Black America”

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Black Conservatives Send Recommendations to Mayor, City Council for Improving Black Opportunity Washington, D.C. – To help create a better Baltimore, the Project 21 black leadership network sent Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young and the entire Baltimore City Council copies ...
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Nike's American Flag Shoe Recall Kicks Up Black Conservatives' Anger

Nike’s American Flag Shoe Recall Kicks Up Black Conservatives’ Anger

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Colin Kaepernick's Demand Sends Nike Down "Dangerous Path" With Consumers, Investors Washington, D.C. - After Nike pulled an American flag-themed shoe off the market after a complaint by former football player Colin Kaepernick, members of the Project 21 black leadership network ...
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Reparations Proposal Called a "Sham" by Black Activists

Reparations Proposal Called a “Sham” by Black Activists

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Taxpayer Payments for Slavery Would Be Unnecessary and Divisive, Says Project 21 Washington, D.C. - Calling the idea of reparations for slavery a “sham,” members of the Project 21 black leadership network say black Americans who take advantage of opportunities ...
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Juneteenth Celebration of Past Emancipation Must Focus on Protecting Freedom and Opportunity

Juneteenth Celebration of Past Emancipation Must Focus on Protecting Freedom and Opportunity

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Project 21 Urges Black Americans to Abolish Their “Mental and Emotional Slavery” Washington, D.C. - In observance of “Juneteenth,” the oldest and most popular commemoration of the end of slavery in the United States, members of the Project 21 black ...
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Black Activists Applaud Policy Requiring Noncitizens to Pay Back Welfare Benefits

Black Activists Applaud Policy Requiring Noncitizens to Pay Back Welfare Benefits

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Trump Order Holds Immigrants and Their Sponsors Fiscally Accountable Activists with the Project 21 black leadership network are applauding the Trump Administration’s announcement of a policy requiring noncitizens or their sponsors to be financially responsible for the expense of any ...
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Black Activists Support Stronger Work Requirements for "Food Stamp" Aid

Black Activists Support Stronger Work Requirements for “Food Stamp” Aid

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Project 21 Lauds "Return on Investment" for Amending "Unnecessary and Unproductive" Obama Era SNAP Waivers Washington, D.C. - Most able-bodied individuals should be held to work requirements in order to qualify for food stamps, according to public comments submitted by ...
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Jussie Smollett’s “Privilege,” Preventing Prosecution, Condemned by Black Activists

Jussie Smollett’s “Privilege,” Preventing Prosecution, Condemned by Black Activists

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Project 21 Says NAACP Should Still Drop Smollett From Image Awards Lineup Washington, D.C. - After prosecutors dropped charges against actor Jussie Smollett in the case of an alleged Chicago hate crime hoax, members of the Project 21 black leadership network ...
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Trump Education Reforms Applauded by Black Activists

Trump Education Reforms Applauded by Black Activists

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White House Higher Ed Proposals Align With Project 21’s “Blueprint for a Better Deal for Black America” Recommendations Washington, D.C. - Black activists with the Project 21 black leadership network are applauding the Trump Administration’s newly announced reforms for American ...
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Black Activists Ask NAACP to Drop Jussie Smollett Nomination from Image Awards

Black Activists Ask NAACP to Drop Jussie Smollett Nomination from Image Awards

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Actor Does Not Deserve Honor After Arrest for Hate Crimes Hoax Washington, D.C. - After Jussie Smollett's indictment on felony charges for lying to law enforcement about an alleged hate crime, members of the Project 21 black leadership network are ...
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President Trump’s State of the Union Address Applauded by Black Activists

President Trump’s State of the Union Address Applauded by Black Activists

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Themes of Unity and Strength Commended by Project 21 Members Washington, D.C. – Calling it “a time of much-needed unity” and a show of “amazing leadership,” members of the Project 21 black leadership network are praising President Donald Trump’s State ...
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