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Run Away, Romney

by Michael Arceneaux

Mitt Romney has as strong a shot of becoming the next president as NeNe Leakes does becoming the 2015 Miss Teen USA. Based… Read More

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Obama Tour Previews State of the Union

by The New York Times

President Obama on Wednesday will travel to Detroit, kicking off a three-day, three-state presidential trip aimed at stealing the… Read More

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Obama Closer to Closing Guantánamo

by The New York Times

In a series of secret nighttime flights in the last two months, the Obama administration made more progress toward the president’s… Read More

Edward Brooke, First African-American Popularly Elected to Senate, Dies at 95

Edward Brooke,
Pioneering Black Senator, Dies at 95

by Slate

Edward W. Brooke III, who made history in 1966 when he became the first African-American to be elected to the U.S. Senate by popular… Read More

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Obama on Race Is Killing Us

by Donovan X. Ramsey

Apparently, everything but racist policing killed Mike Brown in Ferguson and Eric Garner on Staten Island. “It’s… Read More

Respectability Politics Won't Save Your Black Life

Respectability Politics Won't Save Your Black Life

by Goldie Taylor

Tonight, as the sun falls over our eastern shore, thousands of Americans—Black and White, alike—have once again begun… Read More

Sorry, Sen. Rand Paul, You’re No Civil Rights Hero

Rand Paul is Not an Ally

by The Root

To be fair, Sen. Paul has come down on the correct side on several issues. I’m glad that he’s been willing to work with… Read More

Will the New Black Republicans in Congress Be Lawmakers—or Talk Show Hosts?

Will Congress's New Black Republicans be Pro-America or Anti-Black?

by The Root

Problems will emerge because Black Republicans are predictably paraded as shiny examples of a brand-new day in GOP outreach. Modern… Read More

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No, the Republican Wins Weren't a Loss for Blacks

by Chelsi P. Henry, Esq.

Victory is still in the air after the Republican tidal wave of successes last Tuesday. There is no second-guessing that Republicans… Read More

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What the Midterm Election Meant for Black Women

by Monique W. Morris

A recent report… Read More

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