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Repeat Offense: Private Prisons Resurrection Represents Pay-To-Play

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By Marc Morial, National Urban League (To Be Equal #54)- New York, NY – Twenty-four hours after the election of Donald Trump as this nation’s 45th president, the stock prices of privately run prisons in this country soared. And this reversal of fortune came as no surprise to private prison operators-or criminal justice reform advocates. […]

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

CBC Again Urges Trump to Learn from its “Moral and Responsible” Alternative Budget

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Washington, DC – Earlier this week the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) again urged President Trump to learn from its “moral and responsible” FY18 alternative budget released in March. Unlike the budget that President Trump released today, the CBC budget protects social safety net programs like Medicaid, SNAP, and Pell Grants and provides other pathways out […]

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Trump Told Russians That Firing ‘Nut Job’ Comey Eased Pressure From Investigation

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The New York Times is delivering more excellent reporting as it relates to the Trump Administration’s Russia scandal and the firing of FBI Director James Comey. According to a story by Matt Apuzzo, Maggie Haberman and Matthew Rosenbergmay, during the meeting at the White House with Russian officials, President Trump said Comey was a “nut […]

Jussie Smollett’s Compelling Commentary on the State of the U.S.A – F.U.W.

Former Trump Campaign National Team Leader Tania Vojvodic Admits to Egberto Willies She Got Trumped but Flip-Flops Forced her to Dump Trump

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I believe most voters who thought Donald Trumps duplicitous behavior, scandalous past, and limited intellect made him unqualified to be president knew it wouldn’t be long before his supporters would start to understand why so many New Yorker’s have long considered him to be a flim-flam man. He’s considered a master of illusion, a hype […]

The Racism Behind Trump’s ‘Rigged Election’ Talk

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 […]

Chuck D Challenges Rappers To Diss The Donald

Who Moved The Norman Rockwell Painting In The Oval Office?

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By Abigail Rockwell, jazz singer & granddaughter of Norman Rockwell – A painting by Norman Rockwell was moved in the Oval Office for the first meeting between President Obama and Mr. Trump so it would hang over Mr. Trump’s shoulder. In the painting the torch of the Statue of Liberty is being repaired by five […]

Why Hillary Clinton Will do More for Black People than Obama – By Michael Eric Dyson

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 […]

Author of Brown is the New White, Steve Phillips, Urges Democrats and Progressives to Mobilize Voters of Color or Fall Into the #TrumpTrap