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🕔15:25, 29.Aug 2013

By David Mark Greaves As we mark the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington for voting rights and jobs we see voter suppression laws going into place across the country and the unemployment rate for African-Americans remaining at twice

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View From Here:  Drones and the Boston Bombing

View From Here: Drones and the Boston Bombing

🕔06:58, 10.May 2013

The FBI has sent an interrogation unit to question Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the 19-year-old that video shows apparently placing the second of two bombs that killed three people and injured at least 180 at the Boston Marathon.  One of their goals

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View From Here: On The Era of The Sequester

View From Here: On The Era of The Sequester

🕔14:28, 9.Mar 2013

The country has entered the era of the sequester, across-the-board budget cuts, because the Republicans refuse to raise taxes on the voters in their gerrymandered districts or the people who fund their campaigns. It is the politically drawn voting district,

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View From Here: Obama’s 2nd Inaugural Speech Covers Women’s Rights, Gay Rights, Immigrants, Warns of Global Warming, Omits Racism

View From Here: Obama’s 2nd Inaugural Speech Covers Women’s Rights, Gay Rights, Immigrants, Warns of Global Warming, Omits Racism

🕔15:23, 25.Jan 2013

I have to say that as much as I admire and respect President Barack Obama, his second inaugural speech, on Martin Luther King, Jr.’s holiday observance, gave short shrift to the African-American community and did not mention racism as a

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View From Here: On the Shoulders of Giants

View From Here: On the Shoulders of Giants

🕔10:13, 3.Jan 2013

On January 21st African-Americans  will watch Barack Hussein Obama be sworn in for a second term as President of the United States of America, a man who acknowledges that he stdid not get there on his own.  He is, as

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GUEST OPINION: Make Sure it Ends Before it Begins

🕔14:08, 28.Dec 2012

By Theresa O’Neal I was giving my place a special cleaning yesterday in preparation for Christmas and New Year’s and I threw the windows open to let some fresh air in as well. It was a typical Saturday before the

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View From Here:  They Need To Be Prepared For What’s Coming

View From Here: They Need To Be Prepared For What’s Coming

🕔13:03, 27.Dec 2012

Looking at the happy, engaged young people at the Brooklyn Brownstone School, one has to wonder what kind of planet are we bequeathing to them and what preparation will they have for it? We leave 2012 with a clear picture

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View From Here: On Susan Rice, United States Ambassador to the U.N

View From Here: On Susan Rice, United States Ambassador to the U.N

🕔08:08, 8.Dec 2012

  Susan Rice, the United States Ambassador to the United Nations, has come under blistering attack by members of the Republican Party, most notably Senators John McCain and Mitch McConnell, for her explanation of the events surrounding the attack on

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View From Here: Romney/Ryan? No Way!

View From Here: Romney/Ryan? No Way!

🕔11:52, 30.Aug 2012

By David Mark Greaves There is no doubt where the bulk of the African-American constituency stands on this election: nearly 100% for Obama. And the main reasons are the emotions of pride and satisfaction evoked in the by the gaze

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Guest View: Pudd’nhead Mitt and the Great Giveaway

Guest View: Pudd’nhead Mitt and the Great Giveaway

🕔12:22, 16.Aug 2012

By William Rivers Pitt, Truthout | Op-Ed The decision to add Paul Ryan to the Republican presidential campaign has, once and for all time, exposed the limp, rudderless vacancy that is the core essence of Willard Mitt Romney. Over the

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