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Is Ben Carson not “black enough” or not liberal enough?

Did you know that Ben Carson is not “Black enough”?  I heard two African Americans complain that Dr. Carson is “not really black”, not “black enough”, and “does not understand the true black man.” In truth, much like a media that ignores him, they disagree with his conservative views. 479 more words

A Call For Expansion of Emmett Till Act

National Human Rights Leader Alvin Sykes Calls

For Expansion of Emmett Till Act

 Kansas City Human Rights Activist Alvin Sykes,  along with the late Mamie Till Mobley co-founded  the Emmett Till Justice Campaign (ETJC) of which he is President will attend the 60th Anniversary Commemorative Celebration of the Legacy of Emmett Till (1955-2015) this weekend, August 28 – 30 in Chicago, Illinois as the special guest of the Mamie Till Mobley Foundation. 1,347 more words

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Black Lives Matter must run their own presidential candidate in 2016

When I first heard that #BlackLivesMatter activists decided to upstage 2016 presidential candidates Sen. Bernie Sanders and Gov. Martin O’Malley at the Netroots Nation convention, I was intrigued. 1,105 more words

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Jesse Jackson Gives Green Light on Daughter's Rap Career...With Two Conditions

Civil Right’s Activist, Jesse Jackson’s 16-year old daughter, Ashley Jackson aka ‘AJae’ revealed to the public that she wants to be a rapper by recording and releasing a song called, ‘Fleek.’ AJae spoke openly with… 323 more words

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EdBookFest: Jesse Jackson

Jesse Jackson is not a man who needs much of an introduction and anyone who has heard him speak knows that it is quite an experience. 869 more words

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