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Americans Deserve the Truth, Transparency and Sessions’ Resignation

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Washington, DC — The new revelations that Attorney General Jeff Sessions misled the public regarding his contact with Russian officials is the latest example of why Americans have a growing distrust for government. The Democracy Initiative, a coalition of 58 organizations representing 30 million members nationwide, calls on the President and Congress to take immediate […]

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

President of Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention, Russell Moore, Breaks the Silence on Donald Trump

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“A White Church No More” by Russell Moore (NYTimes.com) – Years ago, members of a Southern Baptist church in suburban Birmingham, Ala., who couldn’t figure out why their church was in decline asked a friend of mine for advice. The area had been majority white during the violent years of Jim Crow. While civil rights […]

National Urban League’s Marc Morial Charges Rick Santorum with Racist Pandering

Fox News Readers Bash Obama’s Daughter With Racial Slurs, ‘Ape,’ ‘Monkey’

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By Kaitlyn D’Onofrio (DiversityInc.com) – Fox News disabled the comments section of an article by the Associated Press about President Barack Obama’s 17-year-old daughter, Malia Obama, after readers flooded the post with racist comments, calling her a racial slur, an “ape,” a “monkey” and accusing her of not deserving her entry to the university but […]

Obama’s Meeting With Black Leaders: A Little Too Laid-Back

Donald Trump and the GOP is Struggling to Attract More Black Voters than Mitt Romney Received – Zero Percent

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Because of the browning of America, Donald Trump is trying to do what many other Republican presidential candidates have struggled to do in the past but must do to win future elections: make himself more appealing to black and Latino voters. Trump has been arguing that the Democratic party has been taking the black vote […]

Obama Approval Slips Among Blacks, Hispanics in March

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

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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 […]

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

On MLK Day Jada Pinkett Smith and Spike Lee Announce Plans to Skip the Oscars

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It’s sad to hear that on the day we honor Martin Luther King, Jr. award-winning director, Spike Lee, and actress and producer, Jada Pinkett Smith, have announced they will not attend the 2016 Oscar ceremony. Sad but a great way to bring attention to the fact that this is the second year all-white slate of major […]

How Sunday’s Celebrity Apprentice highlighted Donald Trump’s problems with women and race

National Urban League’s Marc Morial Charges Rick Santorum with Racist Pandering

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New York- National Urban League President and CEO Marc H. Morial today charged Presidential candidate Rick Santorum with pandering to racist elements within his party. “Senator Santorum is perpetuating a thoroughly false and destructive racial stereotype in a desperate attempt to score political points,” Morial said. “He is appealing to the lowest common denominator within […]