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President George W. Bush Says Bigotry and White Supremacy is Blasphemy Against the American Creed

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Kudos to President George W. Bush for speaking up against bigotry, white supremacy, nationalism and the real #fakenews (AKA conspiracy theories). I think President Bush has the right approach, attack the hatred and lift up American values. There is no need to mention Trump, actually, we shouldn’t care if it’s Trump initiating the racist policies or […]

On Glenn Beck and Al Sharpton’s Separate and Unequal Rallies

Nearly 100 Lowery Institute Change Agents to Pay Tribute to Dr. Joseph Lowery at 96th Birthday Celebration

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Change Agents to Dr. Lowery: We Got Next! Atlanta, GA – As civil rights icon, Dr. Joseph E. Lowery, watched the frightening images of racist protesters marching through Charlottesville, VA with tiki torches, he was reminded of America’s ugly past when he lived with constant bomb threats and was shot at by the Ku Klux […]

Young Black Men Killed by US Police at Highest Rate in Year of 1,134 Deaths

The First White President by Ta-Nehisi Coates

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All I can say about the amazing truth-teller, TA-NEHISI COATES, is that he put his foot in this story. He’s dropping knowledge that a lot of people of color have said since November. Kudos to The Atlantic for publishing this brilliant piece. Here’s a taste, please go to TheAtlantic.com to read the full story. The […]

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

Comedian and Civil Rights Activist, Dick Gregory, Joins the Ancestors RIP

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Gregory, Richard Claxton “Dick”, African American comedian and civil rights activist whose social satire changed the way white Americans perceived African American comedians since he first performed in public, has died. He was a brilliant comedian. political activist, and social justice warrior. Dr. Joseph E. Lowery, co-founder with Martin Luther King Jr. of the Southern […]

Dr. Martin Luther King’s Birthday: Is the Drug War the Next Big Civil Rights Issue?

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

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 […]

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