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In Surprise to Few, Cohen Says Trump Often Used Racist Language

As was the case in January, the White House had no initial reaction and no denial to what was reported regarding Cohen’s rendition of what the President said. It would appear that the White House press office has become use to having no reaction…

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COMMENTARY: ‘One Mistake Away’ From Homelessness

“…that person isn’t homeless because they want to be. They’re there because certain life circumstances put them in that situation…. …But the person in the home needs to realize, they’re just one mistake from being homeless themselves.”

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Republicans Change the Script and Now Support Obamacare

The Republicans have tried to repeal the ACA at least 60 or 70 times and, as there are only 8 days left before the election, many of the Republicans (starting with Trump) are changing their tunes.

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Report: Violence by White Nationalists Worse than ISIS

According to Senator Claire McCaskill (D-MO),not a single committee meeting has been held on the threat posed by domestic terrorism, despite the fact that attacks carried out by white supremacists are “almost triple”…

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Michelle Obama Book Tour Features Oprah and Other Celebrity Moderators

In a life filled with meaning and accomplishment, Michelle Obama has emerged as one of the most iconic and compelling women of our era. As First Lady of the United States of America—the first African American to serve in that role…

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Announcing a New Crime Novel from Award-Winning Journalist Bill Fletcher, Jr.

Set within a Cape Verdean American community undergoing a transformation of its own consciousness, Fletcher’s crime novel dives deep into two timely questions: Is revenge ever a moral form of justice, and when does silence become complicity

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Inmates to Entrepreneurs Celebrates Wilmington N.C. Graduates

Inmates to Entrepreneurs assists people with criminal backgrounds in starting their own businesses by providing resources and mentorship. Our vision is to reduce the rate of recidivism in the United States by providing an alternative path…

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What History Reveals About Surges in Anti-Semitism and Anti-Immigrant Sentiments

The shooting at the Tree of Life Congregation in Pittsburgh is believed to be the deadliest attack on Jews in American history. Eleven people were killed when the gunman burst in on the congregation’s morning worship…

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IN MEMORIAM: Celebrated author Ntozake Shange Dies at 70

“R.I.P. Ntozake Shange (#ForColoredGirls) #YouAreBroadwayBlack you will forever be remembered and eternally etched in our minds as The Lady in Orange, a prolific poet, an amazing playwright, and the Black feminist we all aspire to be.

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Birmingham, Civil Rights and the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Race

This is a very important and historical election and it’s an opportunity for change. It’s a chance for us to have a seat at the table where we can make those changes and where the hiring practices can be better for people of color…

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Attempted Bombing Suspect Targeted Five Prominent Black Democrats

“The week of fear became a moment of clarity for some in and out of the media as calls for Trump to dial down his rhetoric at political rallies grew louder. Trump has a long history of inflammatory statements…

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Explosive Devices Sent to Obama, Clinton, Waters, CNN and Top Dems That Oppose Trump

“This clearly is an act of terror attempting to undermine our free press and leaders of this country through acts of violence,” New York Mayor Bill de Blasio said at an afternoon news conference.

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