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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 […]

Women Play Integral Role in Civil Rights Meeting with President Obama

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 […]

Why Sharpton and West’s heated debate on Obama won’t cool down

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 […]

South Carolina voter ID law blocked by Justice Department

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

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, […]

President Barack Obama “Bringing the Audacity of Hope to Boys in the Hood”

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, […]

Political Activist Ed Forchion Continues to Campaign in National Effort to Legalize Marijuana

Recovered Crack Addict, Tonier Cain, Hopes Drug Treatment Success Stories Stop Senators From Making Drug Epidemic Worse

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Annapolis, MD – During her 19-year crack addiction, Tonier Cain racked up 83 arrests and 66 convictions. She turned to prostitution to pay for drugs, lost custody of four children, and, when she wasn’t locked up, she slept under a bridge. Today, 12-years after completing treatment, Cain penned an open letter to the Senate Health […]

Tax Deform for Corporations and the Wealthy