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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 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

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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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'The Movement for Racial Justice is Bigger Than a Political Party'

by Rashad Robinson

The Republican takeover of the Senate signals deep challenges that will gravely impact our families and communities. It’s a… Read More

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Now WHAT?
The Who, What, Where and Why of 2014's Midterm Meltdown

by Jason Johnson

I am sure that President Barack Obama hoped that the worst news he’d get last week was Michael Jordan’s assessment  Read More

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The Morning After:
The Midterms Are Done...What Comes Next?

by Ray Baker

The midterm elections came with few surprises but one thing is clear: the balance of power in the Senate has changed hands, as Republicans… Read More

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The Protest Vote:
Will Black Voters Lash Out at the Polls?

by Ted Johnson

With midterm elections well underway, the spotlight has once again turned to Black voters. One former Bush administration official… Read More

Yes, Voter ID Laws Are Racially-Motivated

Yes, Voter ID Laws Are Racially-Motivated

by Jason Johnson

The presidential election of 2008 was a pretty emotional experience for a lot of African Americans. Folks who never been compelled to… Read More

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