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The politics of capitalism spawns unseemly political profiteering

The politics of capitalism spawns unseemly political profiteering By Derek Joy Check this out. . . In the aftermath of George Zimmerman’s acquittal on second degree murder charges for shooting and killing Trayvon Martin in the gated community in Sanford, Fla., where he was visiting his father, Tracy Martin, on Feb. 26, 2012, people persist at harping on color and racism. Obviously, the sky is blue.  Grass i ...

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Black America don’t be deceived

Black America don’t be deceived By Jimmie Davis, Jr. Black America please don’t continue to allow yourselves to be deceived into believing that just because we elected our first Black president that we live in a post racial society. Everything here in the U.S is predicated upon one thing – the color of your skin! George Zimmerman murdered Trayvon Martin, and now the all white jury has found him not guilty o ...

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Shoot’em Up! Bang! Bang!

Shoot’em Up! Bang! Bang! By Dedrick Henry, Sr. First and foremost, I’m quite sure the world is as shocked as I am with the verdict for the murder of young Trayvon Martin. I send my prayers and condolences to the Martin family. I don’t know what has happened to our justice system, laws, morals and simple things like right and wrong. Was and is this all by design? Are we as Black folk here just to be eliminat ...

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The Supreme Court’s voting rights decision ‘made me want to cry’

The Supreme Court’s voting rights decision ‘made me want to cry’ By John Lewis [Rep. John Lewis’ testimony July 17, 2013 before the Senate Judiciary Committee in the aftermath of the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in the Shelby v. Holder case that invalidated Section 4 of the Voting Rights Act of 1965.] Since first being elected to Congress, Congressman Sensenbrenner has been a tireless champion of the Votin ...

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