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Clarence Thomas: Affirmative Action Heir Stands Against It Again From High Court

On affirmative action, no one is likely confused by John Roberts or Anthony Kennedy or Sam Alito.  They likely don’t have a clue of what it is to be a minority in America.  In American life one can be in the racial majo...
by Lauren Victoria Burke
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#MyNYPD: NYPD Hashtag Blows Up Into Embarrassing Social Media Fiasco

#EpicFail.  Want to see a social media disaster? Go visit the hashtag #MyNYPD — if you dare. Today someone in PR-land at the New York City Police Department put on an unintended tutorial on how not to do social media. ...
by Lauren Victoria Burke
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On Racism, Justice Sotomayor Slaps John Roberts in Affirmative Action Dissent

Today the U.S. Supreme Court dealt a blow to affirmative action by upholding a ban on the policy. In a lengthy dissent, Associate Justice Sonia Sotomayor added a particularly interesting passage on racism.  This would appear t...
by Lauren Victoria Burke
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Open the floodgates, Supreme Court strikes down campaign contribution limits

The rich are poised to have even more influence in the upcoming midterm elections in light of the Supreme Court ruling on Wednesday that struck down aggregate campaign contribution limits. According to The New York Times: ̶...
by Adriana Maestas
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6 Million: Despite Web Site Drama and Haters Obamacare is Winning

With the first big Obamacare enrollment deadline ending on March 31, the Obama administration has met its enrollment target. Obamacare enrollment is expected to be over six million by Monday.  One wonders what the number would...
by Lauren Victoria Burke
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Time for Change in the Black Press?

Media journalist Richard Prince reported yesterday that black newspapers were not part of PEW’s recent “State of the News Media 2014” report that was released this week.  But according to Prince, PEW did indi...
by Lauren Victoria Burke
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Mayor of Charlotte Pat Cannon Must Have Missed Ray Nagin Case

Ray Nagin, former Mayor of New Orleans Kwame Kilpatrick, former Mayor of Detroit Jack Johnson, former County Exec of Prince Georges County, Md. Washington DC Council members Michael Brown, Kwame Brown and Harry Thomas… If wha...
by Lauren Victoria Burke
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Father of Jordan Davis: “Black People Are the Most Forgiving People in the World”

“Black people are the most forgiving people in the world.  We have taken it for years,” said Ron Davis, the father of Jordan Davis to a group of black pubishers.  Davis was speaking to members of the National News...
by Lauren Victoria Burke
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