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Joe Sexton: Amid the Blaring Headlines, Routine Reports of Hate-Fueled Violence

Last Wednesday, July 19, was something of a busy news day. There was word North Korea was making preparations for yet another provocative missile test. The Supreme Court, in its latest ruling in the controversial travel ban case, said that people from the six largely Muslim countries covered by the immigration enforcement action could enter the U.S. 990 more words

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A chill across the executive branch -- and new rumblings from State Department

(THIS ARTICLE IS COURTESY OF CNN)

Washington (CNN) Talk of a potential “Rexit” at Foggy Bottom, new tests for President Trump on immigration, tax reform and media relations and a big challenge for the nation’s oldest civil rights organization — it’s all part of our Inside Politics Forecast. 1,160 more words

Politics

How is This Any Different?

Last weekend, I flew out to California to visit my youngest son. While I was there, he told me about a trip he and his best friend took a few weeks ago to Sequoia National Park. 458 more words

NAACP's Interim President Derrick Johnson Talks Stability with Roland Martin

07/24/2017- Interim President and CEO of the NAACP Derrick Johnson talks about the current state and stability of the organization with Roland Martin.

Johnson discussed whether or not the lack of consistency in leadership is a concern. 115 more words

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NAACP Names Derrick Johnson Interim President and CEO

On Saturday, the NAACP named Derrick Johnson as interim president and CEO, effective immediately. The unanimous decision was made by the executive committee of the board of directors during the association’s 108th annual convention in Baltimore. 143 more words

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"My Nigga'' - I'm Not Your Nigga

A few weeks ago while out socializing with friends I was referred to as a ‘nigga’. It wasn’t meant maliciously or disrespectfully but at the same time it was meant. 356 more words

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NAACP Appoints Interim President And CEO

The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People has appointed Derrick Johnson as the organization’s interim president and CEO, reports USA Today.

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