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The Political Messenger – By Lucius Gantt

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The Gantt Report – If you don’t believe African American voters have been sold some political snake oil, it will be crystal clear during the term of President elect Donald Trump! So called Negroes have told you election after election that our future, our progress and our hope was based on our blind support of […]

Forbes Contributor John Zogby Says Trump Win is Possible Even Though He Has Alienated Large Swaths of Voters

Looking For Ways To Make Democracy More Democratic

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By Marc H. Morial (To Be Equal #41) – When the United States of America was born, emphasis was far greater on “States” than “United.” Citizens of the newly-formed nation identified first and foremost as “Pennsylvanians” or “Georgians,” for example, and as “Americans” only as a distant second. Our method for selecting a chief executive […]

An Inside View of Donald Trump’s “Great America”

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By Yvonne Scruggs-Leftwich, Ph.D.- Pasadena, MD – During my tenure in Governor Mario Cuomo’s Cabinet as the first African American Commissioner of New York State Housing, I had first-hand knowledge of the management and rental tactics employed by Donald Trump’s organization and how he played fast and loose with black folks’ destiny in the early […]

Author of Brown is the New White, Steve Phillips, Urges Democrats and Progressives to Mobilize Voters of Color or Fall Into the #TrumpTrap

Exercise Your Rights: VOTE!

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“In a democracy such as ours, the vote is precious, it is almost sacred. It is the most powerful nonviolent tool we have. Those who sacrificed everything – their blood and their lives – and generations yet unborn, are all hoping and praying that Congress will rise to the challenge and get it done again.” […]

NCBCP Black Youth Vote Convenes over 400 Black Men and Boys on Capitol Hill to Organize Around Moving From Protest to Policy to the Polls

Appropriations Committee Votes to Lower Wages for Exploitable Workforce

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Washington, D.C. – Terry O’Sullivan, General President of LIUNA – the Laborers’ International Union of North America –made the following statement today regarding the H-2B visa provision in the House FY 2017 Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education Funding Bill: LIUNA is deeply disappointed that the House Appropriations Committee voted to make the flawed […]