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Has Obama failed African Americans?

26 Jun

Has Obama failed African Americans?

I am posting this because of recent comments by two noted experts on African American opinion, Michelle Bachmann and Newt Gingrich. They believe that President Obama has failed African Americans. Do you agree with them and if so or if not, why?

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Video: Charlie Rangel walks out of ethics hearing

16 Nov

Rangel walks out of ethics hearing
Embattled Rep. Charlie Rangel, D-New York, walked out of his House ethics subcommittee hearing Monday, complaining that he has not had sufficient time to hire a new legal team to respond to corruption allegations. Watch the video here:

Deal reached: James Clyburn gives up bid for democratic party whip

13 Nov

Deal reached: James Clyburn gives up bid for democratic party whip

House Democrats averted a messy leadership struggle, clearing the way for Maryland Rep. Steny Hoyer to become second in command of their new minority without a challenge from South Carolina Rep. James Clyburn.

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Black mayors struggling in post racial America

25 Sep

Many thought that being a black elected official in a “post-racial” society would be great. But for black mayors of large cities it has not been a great time. Adrian Fenty begun the process of fixing Washington DC and for his efforts lost his primary race. Dave Bing of Detroit has been accused of a racial cleaning. Some in Philadelphia are challenging Michael Nutter’s “blackness”, and Cory Booker has lowered the murder rate in Newark NJ and gotten back control of the Newark School system from the state and he is as popular as a black man at a KKK rally. What’s going on here?

 Read a great article from the Washington Post by using the link below on this very subject.

Stop the attacks on the New Black Panther Party and black leadership

8 Aug

On Monday 08/08/10 The New Black Panther Party, led by Dr. Malik Zulu Shabazz will clear up the lies and reveal the truth about the huge “voter intimidation” controversy raging in the media, national mid term elections, congress and the courts. The NBPP will also take on the attacks on Rep. Charles Rangel, Rep. Maxine Waters and Min. Louis Farrakhan.

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3 Jul

Statement from South Carolina Democratic Party to AAreports concerning the surprising primary win by Alvin Greeene and the obscenity charges he faces .

I wondered how the South Carolina Democratic Party felt this. I reached out and was able to talk to the SCDP communications director Keiana Page.

Read the SCDP statement here:

Tim Scott wins South Carolina Congressional Primary runoff race.

23 Jun

Black republican Tim Scott wins South Carolina Congressional Primary runoff race.

In a further sign that either we are evolving as a people and picking candidates based on qualifications not color or that hell just froze over a black man, Tim Scott has won the republican primary in South Carolina’s US House District 1
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