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mom1

My Life as a Mom, Lawyer and Criminal Suspect

When I was in my third year in  law school in the late 1990s, I walked into the prestigious law review and law journals offices to work.  As the senior lead articles editor for the school’s communications journal, I had a d...
by Jeneba Ghatt
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mara

Is America becoming Immune to Tragedy?

Last week, we very well could have seen the outcome of tragedy fatigue set in. In Philadelphia, last Wednesday, a building being manually demolished and which reports say was very unstable, collapsed killing 6 and injuring 13. ...
by Jeneba Ghatt
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Black-Latino-Voters

Running Away From Black and Hispanic Voters Will Soon Be Impossible

Yesterday, Democrats slammed New Jersey Chris Christie’s decision to hold a special election in October to fill the seat of Sen. Frank Lautenberg who passed away this week at age 89. MSNBC’s Chris Hayes categorized the move...
by Jeneba Ghatt
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May Day Los Angeles 2013 2246

Gay Rights Advocates Owe Immigration Reform Supporters a Pass

Last week’s historic advancing of a landmark immigration reform bill created a “tit for tat” moment among minority and gay allies when gay rights piggyback amendment was put on the backburner in the interest of securing s...
by Jeneba Ghatt
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money678

Black Spending Power to Hit $1T by 2015, But Black Wealth is Dropping

Yesterday, Black Enterprise analyzed a 2012 Nielsen study that concluded that African American buying power will reach 1 Trillion dollars by 2015.  The BE piece tackled the data from the perspective of how marketers and advert...
by Jeneba Ghatt
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Pregnant Teen in Shadows

Immigration Crackdowns Credited for Record Drop in Hispanic Teen Pregnancy

A new report states that the economy and immigration crackdowns are credited for a significant drop in teen pregnancies among nearly all US States.   This week the Centers for Disease Control released data indicating that ...
by Jeneba Ghatt
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more-jjg

Dissecting the Obama Morehouse Speech Critics

resident Obama’s Sunday commencement  speech to graduates of Morehouse College, a prestigious all male historic black university (HBCU), with themes that centered around civic duty and personal responsibility, elicited the ...
by Jeneba Ghatt
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castro-ariel

Delay in Cleveland Case Reveals It Again: Police Response in Poor Communities is Slow

Listening to the 9-11 operator call of missing Cleveland girl Amanda Berry can be upsetting. She pleads with the dispatcher to send police immediately several times. The dispatcher becomes irate and sounds frustrated with her...
by Jeneba Ghatt
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obamacare2

Obamacare Offensive: Administration Drives Education and Enrollment Tools

As time inches closer to the date when all Americans will be required to be insured, the Obama Administration has kicked into overdrive its efforts to educate and provide Americans with the resources they need to maximize their...
by Jeneba Ghatt
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charles_ramsey3

Charles Ramsey and the Cleveland Case: “Unlikely” Heroes, Apathy and Violence Against Women

The case of the Cleveland kidnapping is revealing a lot of things:  crime, apathy, violence against women and our perception of who is a “hero”. We live in a world where neighbors don’t really know one another.  If you ...
by Jeneba Ghatt
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cand

With Rice and Powell Picks George W. Bush Set Foundation for a Black President

Since leaving office in 2008, President George W. Bush has laid low, staying out of public life and has taking up painting. He emerged today and together with the other four living Presidents Jimmy Carter, George H.W. Bush, Bil...
by Jeneba Ghatt
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Visa2

Immigration Reform Bill Doesn’t Fix Visa Overstay Problem

The fact that the Boston Bombing suspects were foreign naturalized and permanent  residents, respectively, is stirring new debate over the immigration overhaul.  Last Wednesday, the bipartisan “gang of 8” US  senators re...
by Jeneba Ghatt
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Tamerlan

Boston Marathon Bombing Suspects: The First Social Media “Communal Stake Out”

Tamerlan Tsarnaev, 26 dead.  His brother Dzhokhar A. Tsarnaev on the run.  If you are just waking now, you have missed what has probably been what one Twitter user, lawyer Exavier Pope, described as a digital “communal sta...
by Jeneba Ghatt
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gosnell3

Gosnell Trial: Coverage Lapse is Much to do About the Race of the Victims

This week began the trial of Dr. Kermit Gosnell, who ran an unsanitary and horribly filthy women’s clinic in Philadelphia and violated the law routinely by aborting fetuses past the legal permitted gestational age of 24 weeks...
by Jeneba Ghatt
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B1

Boston Marathon Explosion: Media Cautious Not to Say “Islamic Attack”

s Americans are learning about a series of bombs detonated at the finish line of the Boston marathon today, they are turning to traditional media which recently took a beating over its coverage of the Gosnell trial. Now it is m...
by Jeneba Ghatt
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