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Rev. Joseph E. Lowery, Cheryl Lowery, and Idil Hussein Comment on Charlottesville March

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Atlanta, GA – Joseph and Evelyn Lowery Institute for Justice & Human Rights issued the following statement on the violent attack by white supremacists in Charlottesville, VA: “Our hearts and prayers go out to the families of brave foot soldier, Heather Heye, and all of the victims of the Charlottesville car attack as well as […]

Obama Tweets Mandela Quotes After Charlottesville Clashes

Obama Tweets Mandela Quotes After Charlottesville Clashes

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By Caroline Linton, CBS News – Former President Obama tweeted quotes from Nelson Mandela after violent clashes Saturday in what is believed to be the largest white nationalist rally in a decade left three people dead, including a pedestrian killed when a car plowed into a group of counter-protesters. “No one is born hating another […]

PAY ATTENTION: Redistricting Strategies Impact Local and National Elections

McMaster Thinks Susan Rice Did Nothing Wrong: Report

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By Mallory Shelbourne, The Hill — National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster has reportedly determined that [former National Security Advisor] Susan Rice, who served in his role during the Obama administration, did not do anything wrong amid accusations of “unmasking” the identities of Trump associates. Republican lawmakers are trying to conclude whether Rice revealed the identities […]

The State of Black America: Washington Are you Listening?

Stand Up For Standing Rock! Vote for #NoDAPL Movement to Win a MTV Video Music Award

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The peaceful movement of water protectors at Standing Rock to oppose the Dakota Access Pipeline is the most successful and biggest Native American movement this country has ever seen. We are proud that this year MTV is recognizing the power of this movement and has nominated the song “Stand Up / Stand N Rock” for […]

Hip Hop Caucus Launches Respect My Vote! Non-Partisan Campaign to Mobilize Young Voters in the 2016 General Election

Healing Neen Deliverance Tour Kicks Off in Florida with a Message of Hope and Healing

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ANNAPOLIS, Md. – A 25-year-old caught up in the cycle of addiction since she was 13 had her prayers answered last week when she was among eight women the Gadsden Correctional Facility allowed out of jail for a few hours to hear the powerful testimony of recovered crack addict-turned-inspirational speaker, Tonier “Neen” Cain. Hosted by […]

Open Letter to U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Regarding Health Care

Healing Neen Deliverance Tour Kicks Off in Florida with a Message of Hope and Healing

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ANNAPOLIS, Md. – A 25-year-old caught up in the cycle of addiction since she was 13 had her prayers answered last week when she was among eight women the Gadsden Correctional Facility allowed out of jail for a few hours to hear the powerful testimony of recovered crack addict-turned-inspirational speaker, Tonier “Neen” Cain. Hosted by […]

Open Letter to U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Regarding Health Care

President Barack Obama Speaks Out On the Mean Health Care Bill the Republicans Revealed

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Our politics are divided. They have been for a long time. And while I know that division makes it difficult to listen to Americans with whom we disagree, that’s what we need to do today. I recognize that repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act has become a core tenet of the Republican Party. Still, […]

White House and Department Of Labor Announce $21 Million for Summer and Year-Round Jobs For Young Americans And Launch Of 16 Summer Impact

Bishop T.D. Jakes’ Inspirational MegaFest Gears Up For Its Third Biennial Return To Dallas June 28-July 1

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Dallas, TX – Bestselling author, entrepreneur, and renowned pastor Bishop T.D. Jakes hosts the biennial MegaFest in Dallas from June 28 – July 1 at the famed Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center Dallas. The internationally-acclaimed four-day faith, film and family festival is returning to Dallas for its third year. With the family favorite festival’s continued […]

New Jersey Political Prisoner NJ Weedman Does “Hunger Strike for Bail” From Mercer County Jail

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Trenton, NJ – Is orange the new green? Cannabis activist, cancer patient and self-proclaimed “Superhero of the Potheads” Ed Forchion aka NJ Weedman might well be pondering this dilemma as he sits out his “Hunger Strike for Bail” protest in New Jersey’s Mercer County Jail. The free speech activist was originally incarcerated on March 3, […]

Ed Forchion’s Lawyer Files Historic Legal Defense Brief Challenging Drug Laws on 4/20 – Cannabis Day