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

[caption id="attachment_16044" align="alignleft" width="180"] John Lewis[/caption] 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 elect ...

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What should we tell our sons?

[caption id="attachment_16039" align="alignleft" width="180"] Gary Flowers[/caption] What should we tell our sons? By Gary L. Flowers Last week’s injustice to the life and legacy of Trayvon Martin takes its infamous place in the annals of United States history, along with the 1857 Dred Scott Supreme Court ruling, the 1896 Plessy v. Ferguson court ruling, the 1955 Emmett Till murder, and the 1963 fire hosing ...

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After Zimmerman: What the world needs now

Where race is concerned in America, true justice is beside the point ...

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Trayvon Martin …. Death by a guu

Death seems such a steep price to pay for going to the corner store. ...

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Trayvon inspired Obama to act like the first Black President

President Obama finally spoke to America and directly to Black America simultaneously. ...

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Fine Print and murder

Murder is the deliberate taking of the life of a human being by another human being ...

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Crime watchers and profiling

Crime watchers and profiling ...

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President Obama mending fences with CBC after two years

There are 43 members in the Congressional Black Caucus, and it took two years for the president to find time to meet with the entire caucus ...

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Race was an issue in the George Zimmerman case

This was not a case of self-defense or stand your ground ...

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Criminal injustice system failed Trayvon

Trayvon’s death is a cold reminder that the Black homicide rate is more than six times that of Whites ...

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