[AFRICAN CONNECTION] South Africa Post-Mandela

[AFRICAN CONNECTION] South Africa Post-Mandela

by Bolanle Omisore

For the fourth time in three years, 94-year-old former South African president Nelson Mandela is in the hospital, battling recurring… Read More

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by Zerlina Maxwell

Another look at the political week that was... ●      Senator Kirsten Gillibrand’s… Read More

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Obama, Bush Not Much Different on Counterterrorism?

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President Obama’s eagerness to use drones and commando teams to pursue alleged terrorists has long been a hallmark of his controversial… Read More

Cornel West, The Center Holds, and  Al Sharpton

Obama's Complicated Relationships With Black Leaders

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In this essay, adapted from his book The… Read More

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Obama's Mental Health Summit Failed to Address Mentally Ill Inmates

by The Atlantic

Pledging to do his part to "bring mental illness out of the shadows," President Barack Obama on Monday delivered a  Read More

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Tom Donilon, Obama's Top Security Adviser, Resigns

by #teamEBONY

President Barack Obama's top national security adviser  Read More

The 3.6 Billion Dollar Nickel Bag

The 3.6 Billion Dollar Nickel Bag

by Rosa Clemente

Weed. Ganja. Yerba Buena. Pot. President Barack Obama admits to having smoked it in his younger days like President Bill Clinton… Read More

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What’s So Different?<br />

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by Michael Arceneaux

Last fall, a louder-than-usual Chris Matthews lashed out at Republican National Party chairman Reince Priebus Read More

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by Zerlina Maxwell

A look at the political/news week that was.... This week was yet another week with high pitched calls for attorney general… Read More

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