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If racism in America is the horse - it's not dead yet

Lately, I’ve been writing a lot about the shooting of Michael Brown and the response in Ferguson. The case itself and the issues that surround it have taken up a good portion of my mental focus. 376 more words

Michael Brown

This Has Got To Stop

I, like a lot of people have decided to keep my opinions on the tragedy that took place in Ferguson, MO where young #MikeBrown lost his life, somewhat mute, until the piercing feeling of outrage was felt. 2,633 more words

Hip-Hop Saved My Life

"A Conversion On Political Rhetoric": The Fascinating Political Evolution Of Paul Ryan

Paul Ryan’s new book The Way Forward is meant to be bought, not read.

You buy a book like this because you’re in a conservative book club, or you’re a big Paul Ryan fan, and you feel obliged. 901 more words

Republicans

A Setback for the (Perceived) Standard Bearer of Trying to Grow the GOP

So much of politics is based on perception.  In regards to race relations, the perception is that the Democrats are more color-conscious in their policies while Republicans are more color-blind in theirs; I know that this is an over simplification of each political party, but that’s the general consensus.   342 more words

Politics

From the NILG Floor

August 5-8, 2014, were a few busy days for America’s Job Exchange. Exhibiting at NILG, we were in the midst of the electrifying atmosphere of the 50th year of the Civil Rights Movement and a host of employers who were actively seeking to recruit talent of diversity and understand the compliance issues that are related with affirmative action and EEO hiring. 465 more words

Employers

"Negro Woman"

This essay is a response. It was originally inspired by the “Negro Woman” character in Tennessee Williams’s play “A Streetcar Named Desire.” I incorporated my frustration with a lack of real diversity in television, film and literature.

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A Streetcar Named Desire

RNC Chairman: 'We Need To Be A Party That Is Engaged Full Time In Black, Hispanic And Asian Communities'

MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) — A GOP effort to send hundreds of party workers into minority communities across the country will continue long after this year’s midterm elections are over, the chairman of the Republican National Committee said Tuesday. 541 more words

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