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John Boehner Re-Elected as House Speaker Despite Recent Criticisms

Today John Boehner was re-elected as Speaker of the House despite criticism by fellow Republicans including New Jersey Governor Chris Christie over voting for...

In the Shadows of a Black President, Black Women Still Fight...

Last week, the Huffington Post published an article entitled “50 Women Who Made the 2012 Election,” highlighting amazing progressive women whose work helped put President Barack...

Tim Scott: A Senator for Conservatives and Nothing Else

The news that South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley will name Tim Scott as Jim DeMint’s replacement in the Senate should not come as a...

School-to-Prison Pipeline a Likely Reality for Black and Latino Youth

A new policy trend is happening in public education all over the United States.  Legislators are regulating disciplinary measures that disproportionally affect Black and...

The Tale of Two Electorates: Ohio and New Jersey

Holy Toledo, Ohio has become a bellwether for American political trends. Can you believe that the President has solidified a lead in the once elusively...

Can Minorities Benefit From Non-Partisan Approach to Governing?

Politics is an interesting blood sport. So much of what the media and the punditry are saying about the presidential nominees has little to...

Heating Oil Prices Start To Climb As Fall, Winter Set In

Residential heating oil prices were on the increase as the nation moves...

How TV May Make Your Kids Smart

Wasteful government spending is a legitimate problem that should be addressed, but it should not be approached with blinders on.  Many government-funded programs have...

T.I. and Tiny and Whitney Houston: Is VH1 Destroying BET?

Two reports--"African-American Consumers: Still Vital, Still Growing" by Nielsen and "Basic Cable Network Segmentation Toward Minorities and Other Niche Audiences in a Digital World:...

Our Economic Growth Requires a Middle Class Tax Cut

Our colleagues across the aisle have apparently forgotten the basics of economics. It is at times frustrating if not disheartening that the Republican Party...