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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 Updated

🕔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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Billboard Demeaning to African Americans Removed Within 48 Hours Updated

🕔13:47, 3.Mar 2011

The Story, The Players, The Background The alarm sounded on Monday, Feb. 22, by Council member Letitia James. “New York City Billboard Targets Abortion in Black Community,” read a statement from her office. “Compares Abortion to Terrorism; Refers to ‘Genocidal

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Green Movements Grow in Central Brooklyn Updated

🕔16:19, 2.Dec 2010

Last weekend, November 19-21, the first annual conference to forge food, farming and policy solutions for the Black Community convened at Brooklyn College in New York City, convening farmers, gardeners, activists, students and community leaders from across the nation and

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Sutton:  He Set The Standard

Sutton: He Set The Standard Updated

🕔12:17, 1.Jan 2010

Percy Sutton set the standard for how to be and was the embodiment of excellence in everything he did.  I was part of a film crew interviewing Mr. Sutton in the mid-1980’s and two things he said have stayed with

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Comments on Passing of Percy Sutton (In Formation)

Comments on Passing of Percy Sutton (In Formation) Updated

🕔14:38, 27.Dec 2009

Barack Obama on the Passing of Percy Sutton: Percy Sutton was a true hero to African Americans in New York City and around the country. We will remember him for his service to the country as a Tuskegee Airman, to

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