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clarence-otis

Despite Challenges, Clarence Otis Persists with Diversity Mission

On Thursday, Barington Capital Group hosted an online presentation in which it challenged the course of Darden Restaurants.  The 14 year-old hedge fund represents a group of shareholders that currently own less than 2% of Dard...
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George Zimmerman v. DMX: Celebrity Death Match

George Zimmerman likes to fight. And he likes attention from the media. In his latest attempt to fulfill two of his apparently new-found life ambitions, George Zimmerman has selected 43 year-old rapper DMX as his competitor in ...
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#BarackTalk: Phillip Agnew Delivers State of the Youth Address

Phillip Agnew, Executive Director of the Dream Defenders delivered his take on the state of youth in America in response to President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address.
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Redskins’ QB Robert Griffin III Answers a Question on Facebook

Couldn’t find the question that touched off this response from Washington Redskins’ quarterback Robert Griffin III, but this was the lengthy response:  Robert Griffin IIII usually don’t do this because everyo...
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Publix Remains Steadfast on ‘Put it in the Price’ Stance

The new year always brings aspirations and resolutions for a better year to come. On January 5, 2014, Lucas Benitez of the Coalition of Immokalee Workers (CIW) shared his 2014 high hopes with Moyers & Company.  He wants co...
by Politic365 Staff
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marissa2

Court Upholds Marissa Alexander’s Bond Release

The following is a statement from the Free Marissa Now Mobilization Campaign: Court Upholds Marissa Alexander’s Bond Release; Activists Call for Angela Corey to Stop Harassment Today, the court upheld Marissa Alexander’s bo...
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deblasio

Bill de Blasio Sworn-in Vowing Change and a New Progressive Era

After an era of stop-and-frisk and nanny-state focus on soft drink sizes, New York’s 109th Mayor, Bill de Blasio, was formally sworn in.  The new Mayor was ceremonially sworn in by former President Bill Clinton, de Blasi...
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National Harbor to be Home of MGM Casino

After a year long bidding war for a gaming license, a Las Vegas-style casino will be built at National Harbor, minutes away from the nation’s capitol city.   As reported by the Washington Informer, “MGM also impres...
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Over 1 Million Visitors: Health Care Enrollment Deadline Extended For One Day

Yesterday, HealthCare.gov saw a sudden crush of last minute visits to the health care site.  Even though healthcare.gov got off to a very rocky start in October, enrollments have hit a surge.  Over a million people logged in ...
by Politic365 Staff
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Could GOP Pay Price in 2014 for Unemployment Benefit Cut Off?

An majority of voters polled by Public Policy Polling are against cutting off extended jobless benefits for the unemployed.  unemployment benefits are set to be cut off on December 31 after Congress left town two weeks ago wit...
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TV1

Broadcast Industry Consolidation: There Are No Black Owned TV Stations

An article by Joseph Torres and S. Derek Turner in the Free Press last week highlighted a fact no one but the two reporters even noticed: There are now zero black-owned and operated full-power TV stations in our country. The la...
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kingston

Congressman Making $175K in Do-Nothing Congress Says Poor Kids Should Sweep Floors

“No such thing as a free lunch…”  Lunch Even though he is part of a Republican controlled House that has been the least productive in at least 50 years, Rep. Jack Kingston was focused on the work ethic of oth...
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bear1

Health Care Enrollment in California Surges to 15,000 Per Day

The director of California’s health care marketplace reports that 15,000 Californians are enrolling per day. Coverage begins for many people on Jan. 1.  Problems with the healthcare.gov website appear to be fading into t...
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Justine Sacco and a Twitter Firestorm: A Tweet Heard Around the World

Justine Sacco, who is now a former Director of Communications for InterActive Corp. (IAC), apologized this weekend for her “needless and careless tweet.”  Sacco is the latest example of how one’s life can be ...
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Code: President Obama Calls on Americans to Learn Code

In a video that has been watched by over 800,000 on YouTube, President Obama is calling on every American to learn computer programming, or “code.”  The President asked Americans to give coding a shot as part of  ...
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