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Private Prisons Back Trump and Could See Big Payoffs With New Policies

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Fredreka Schouten , USA TODAY – Private prison companies, which stand to make big gains under President Trump’s tough new immigration orders, also have contributed big sums to pro-Trump groups, including the organization that raised a record $100 million for his inauguration last month. GEO Group, one of the nation’s largest for-profit prison operators, donated […]

New Annie E. Casey Foundation Report Recommends Policies to Help Millions of Children with Incarcerated Parents

With Endorsements by U.S. Reps. John Lewis and Hank Johnson, Jon Ossoff Announces Congressional Bid in Georgia

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Atlanta, GA — Democrat Jon Ossoff announced recently that he will seek election to the U.S. House of Representatives in the expected Sixth Congressional District Special Election this spring. Ossoff has been endorsed by U.S. Reps. John Lewis and Hank Johnson and has lined up more than $250,000 in financial commitments from supporters. A Georgia […]

What Has Obamacare Done For The Nation?

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These infographics highlight findings of “Obamacare Reduces Racial Disparities in Coverage” and the blog post “Obamacare Delivers Health Insurance to Low-Income Whites.” To share on your social media networks, right-click on the images to save them on your computer. Thank you for spreading the word about how important the Affordable Care Act is for everyone!

Vivica A. Fox National Get Out the Vote PSA for Unity ’12 Campaign

Black Pastors Urge U.S. Senate to Confirm Sen. Jeff Sessions

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Washington, DC – Today, at a news conference on Capitol Hill, black pastors from Alabama and several other states spoke out in a show of support for President-Elect Donald Trump’s pick for Attorney General, Senator Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.). The news conference was a coalition effort between the Frederick Douglass Foundation and Family Research Council’s Watchmen […]

Bullying Weakens our Democracy

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By Shirley Franklin, former Atlanta Mayor – Dan Rather supposedly posted the following regarding Donald Trump’s distracting reaction to the Broadway play Hamilton cast member response to Mike Pence who attended a recent performance. “Bullies are often thin-skinned, quick to overreact when challenged, and undone when people are no longer afraid to speak truth to […]

Do Black Votes Matter to Donald Trump?

Black Women Were the Only Ones Who Tried to Save the World Tuesday Night

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By Charles D. Ellison – With dust settling on the biggest political upset in U.S. history, the hazy day after is an atom-bomb-drop mess of circular firing squads, blame games and armchair quarterbacking analysis of what just happened. And while the top line analysis pretty much points to white America’s collective anti-black streak as the […]

President Barack Obama Endorses Hillary Clinton for President

Delta Research and Educational Foundation Conducts Survey on Black Women and the Vote

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Washington, DC- The Delta Research and Educational Foundation (DREF), a non-profit organization committed to empowering African American women and their families, recently conducted a research project on civic engagement and the Black woman’s vote. The survey was conducted among a national pool of women and men to understand their level of engagement in the election […]

The Black Women’s Agenda, Inc Recognizes Caregivers During 38th Annual Symposium

African American Voters Have Had More Than “Enough” Of Trump’s Divisive Rhetoric

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New radio Spot part Of a multi-million dollar buy in Ohio, & in Partnership with AFSCME in Florida, & North Carolina Priorities USA is releasing a new African American radio ad today called “Enough” that features a litany of Donald Trump’s divisive and offensive rhetoric towards African Americans, including perpetuating the racist birther conspiracy theory […]

Donald Trump’s Las Vegas Workers Are Fighting to Unionize