A red state/blue state chasm

Blue State/Red State Divide Increasing

by The Washington Post

In the week since modest… Read More

George W. Bush: "I'm Comfortable..."

George W. Bush: "I'm Comfortable..."

by Michael Arceneaux

For all that he did while operating as America’s chief “decider” for eight years, President Bush ought to be living… Read More

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by #teamEBONY

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Black Americans Stand for Africa

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In my father’s office back home in Limuru, Kenya, there was a large framed, autographed poster of Sonia Sanchez—wearing… Read More

Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., speaks at a press conference on immigration reform

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by Slate

Mandatory background checks are a terrible idea. They burden law-abiding citizens and don’t catch criminals. The databases… Read More

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by #teamEBONY

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by Zerlina Maxwell

Another look at the political week that was… ●      First Lady Michelle Obama delivered a passionate  Read More

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by Colorlines

The GOP outreach for Black voters saga continues. Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) delivered a speech at Howard University… Read More

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Obama's 2014 Budget

by Slate

Barack Obama's Fiscal Year 2014 budget proposal was released at 6 a.m. this morning. Naturally, I haven't had time to read… Read More

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