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ben

Clueless Ben Carson Gives #BlackLivesMatter Advice They Don’t Need

Should we bother to take seriously someone who compares health care to slavery or thinks using drone attacks to stop illegal immigration is a good idea? Probably not.  But Dr. Ben Carson is a neurosurgeon running for Preside...
by Lauren Victoria Burke
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chap

Cop Killed 2 Unarmed Men in 4 Yrs: Autopsy Says Chapman Was Shot at Distance

Officer Stephen Rankin, a member of the Portsmouth, Virginia Police Department, had been previously suspended for over a year after shooting an unarmed man in 2011.  In April 2015, the same Portsmouth, Virginia officer,  shot...
by Lauren Victoria Burke
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Hisp2012

Is Donald Trump’s Mouth About to Ignite a Wave of Hispanic Voters?

Playing With Electoral Fire. You would have thought that Republicans learned their lesson on Hispanic voters in 2012. Well, apparently not. Mitt Romney got only 27 percent of the Hispanic vote with his talk of “self depor...
by Lauren Victoria Burke
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Bernie Sanders to Offer Bill to Ban Private Prisons

Sanders to Introduce Bill to End Federal Involvement with Private Prisons. In a major nod to Black Lives Matter activists, Vermont Senator and presidential candidate Bernice Sanders will offer legislation to ban federal governm...
by Lauren Victoria Burke
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walk1

Trumped: Scott Walker Suddenly Backtracks on Birthright Citizenship

Just days after sounding a whole hell of a lot like Donald Trump, Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker is suddenly pumping the breaks on the birthright citizenship issue. “I’m not taking a position on it one way or the other,”...
by Lauren Victoria Burke
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zero1

The Agenda: #BlackLIvesMatter Activists Launch Campaign Zero

Campaign Zero. “You’re going to have to come together as a movement and say, ‘Here’s what we want done about it,’” Clinton said in a meeting with Black Lives Matter activists last week. And...
by Lauren Victoria Burke
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Walk-Huck

GOP Black Outreach: Huckabee and Walker Slap #BlackLIvesMatter

If this is Republican Black outreach I’d hate to see what happens when they’re not trying to connect. As reported by the Daily Mail, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker called ‘ridiculous’ the idea that he would...
by Lauren Victoria Burke
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elijahC7

Is Elijah Cummings About to Rock the Maryland Senate Race?

Is Elijah Cummings About to Rock the Maryland Senate Race and Run? If Elijah Cummings were to enter the race for Senate to fill the seat of retiring Senator Barbara Mikulski (D-MD), that would be really bad news for Rep. Donna...
by Lauren Victoria Burke
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CF1

Rep. Chaka Fattah Video: “We’re Going to Prove I’m Innocent”

“I am innocent of each and every one of these allegations,” Congressman Chaka Fattah said confidently to a group of reporters outside of federal court in Philadelphia today.  He pled “not guilty” today ...
by Lauren Victoria Burke
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Full Transcript: Hillary Clinton Convo with #BlackLivesMatter

The full #BlackLivesMatter convo with Hillary Clinton obtained by Politic365.  This conversation reportedly happened on August 11, 2015 in Keene, New Hampshire.  A portion of the video of this meeting can be seen here.   ...
by Lauren Victoria Burke
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geer1

Cop Indicted for Murder in Fairfax, Va. #JohnGeer

For the first time in the history of Fairfax County, Virginia, a police officer was indicted for murder. The former Fairfax Police Officer, who was recently fired, Adam Torres, was charged in the murder of John Geer, who was 4...
by Lauren Victoria Burke
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Video: Portion of Black Lives Matter Meeting with Hillary Clinton

GOOD Magazine has published video they say is, “exclusive video of the exchange between the Democratic candidate and members of the Boston chapter of #BlackLivesMatter.” Black Lives Matter is changing part of the co...
by Lauren Victoria Burke
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Julian Bond

Julian Bond

Julian Bond was one of eleven African Americans elected to the Georgia House in 1965 after the Civil Rights Bill passed.  He was the Chairman of the NAACP from 1998 to 2010 and he was the first to head the Southern Povert...
by Lauren Victoria Burke
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vote6

Blacks, Democrats, Voting and the Question of “Does Voting Matter” Gets Louder

Interesting Talk at a “Black Lives Matter Action Lab” in Arlington.  Last night in Arlington, Va., at a meeting hosted by the National Urban League’s Young Professionals, an interesting conversation broke ou...
by Lauren Victoria Burke
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#GOPDebate: GOP Candidates for WH Render Black Agenda Invisible

Black Voters.  With the help of Fox News, ten candidates running for the presidency of the U.S. rendered the Black Agenda virtually invisible for over two hours during a debate watched by 1 out of ever 6 households in the U.S....
by Lauren Victoria Burke
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