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Religious Right Stands By Their Man Trump Despite His Constant Displays of Racism, Sexism, Misogyny

If Donald Trump has done anything, he has snuffed out the Religious Right – By Russell Moore Special To The Washington Post Donald Trump once bragged to radio shock-jock Howard Stern about walking through the dressing rooms of his beauty pageants while contestants were getting dressed. He could do it, he suggested, because he owned […]

CNN Fires Rick Sanchez for Speaking Out Against Racism

How White Georgia Republicans Are Derailing an African-American Candidate

Without the protections of the Voting Rights Act, local elections are a free-for-all. BYy Spencer Woodman (The Republic) – Gerald Greene, a white Republican from Georgia, has represented the heavily rural, majority-black District 151 in the state House of Representatives for the past three decades. Because, according to Democrats, 151 is the state’s only minority-dominated […]

Who Let the Ducks Out?

Urban League of Greater Atlanta Joins the Atlanta Citizens Review Board

Atlanta, GA – President and CEO of the Urban League of Greater Atlanta (ULGA), Nancy Flake Johnson, recently announced the organization’s membership on the Atlanta Citizens Review Board (ACRB), following a unanimous vote by the Atlanta City Council at its Monday, March 21, 2016 meeting. “We have been working directly with other nonprofits and government […]

Urban League Empowerment Summit Kicks Off with Press Conference (@NatUrbanLeague)

Tavis Smiley Speaks the Truth About the Media Coverage of Trumps Racist Comments

Radio and TV talk show host, Tavis Smiley, on MSNBC: “What troubles me quite frankly is that we keep talking about… Trump rising in the polls as if somehow this is happening miraculously,” Smiley said.” It’s happening in part because, as your lead-in shows with these now white supremacists supporting him — it’s happening because […]

Donald Trump vs. Hillary Clinton Town Hall Debate Cold Open – SNL

Presidential Candidate Bernie Sanders Statement on Grand Jury Decision in Sandra Bland Case

Sioux City, Iowa – U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders issued the following statement Monday after a grand jury in Texas decided no felony was committed by the sheriff’s office or jailers in the death of Sandra Bland: “Sandra Bland should not have died while in police custody. There’s no doubt in my mind that she, like […]

Black Women Vow to Be a Powerful Voting Force Again This Year

Jimmy Carter, Desmond Tutu Among Honorees During Global Transformers Gala: Andrew Young, Congressman John Lewis, Rev. Joseph Lowery, Other Civil Rights Preachers

The Interdenominational Theological Center (ITC) will host its inaugural Global Transformers Gala 2015 to honor global political, civic and spiritual icons whose life’s work and leadership – inspired by their faith – addressed societal ills, influenced nations, and transformed societies across the globe. The formal dinner and awards ceremony will take place on Friday, December […]

VIDEO: Ambassador Andrew Young Speaks on Herman Cain