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Spotlight: An overview of the Jim Crow laws

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[important]An overview of the Jim Crow laws [/important] >by R. Renee Bembry |Created on: January 20, 2008| Re-posted May 04, 2013 | Jim Crow Laws spelled out a segregationist system implemented for the purpose of segregating blacks from whites in American Southern states in the 1880′s. In human terms, Jim Crow was an 1830′s minstrel […]

Spotlight Racism: Voter Suppression – Ohio Election 2012

Let People Vote

[error]Comment by Republican adviser to Ohio Gov. John Kasich sets off howls of racism[/error] >By Reginald Fields, The Plain Dealer | Published: Tuesday, August 21, 2012, 10:00 PM     Updated: Wednesday, August 22, 2012, 8:09 AM |Posted DLU August 22, 2012|11:12:04 AM| COLUMBUS, Ohio — A top adviser to Ohio Gov. John Kasich has come […]

Spotlight Racism: Bill Maher Says What the Media Won’t: Voter ID Laws Are Racist

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[important]Bill Maher Says What the Media Won’t: Voter ID Laws Are Racist [/important] >by: Jason Easle| August 18th, 2012 | [I am getting real tired of hearing the lies, the GOP’s falsehoods, the misleading information from Fox and their racist remarks from GOP advocates like John Sununu; directed towards this President! How do we make […]

Spotlight Racism: Mitt Romney and why we need to call racism what it is

Romney Fire

[important]Mitt Romney and why we need to call racism what it is[/important] >by Syreeta | Published: July 30, 2012 |Feministing | At the risk of sounding redundant, but again… enough with the race talk: “We are part of an Anglo-Saxon heritage, and he feels that the special relationship is special,” the adviser said of Mr. […]

Romney Campaign’s Race-Baiting Strategy Could Have Dire Consequences for America

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 [important]Race-Baiting Strategy[/important] >By Adele M. Stan |AlterNet |July 22, 2012  | Romney’s strategy has incorporated racial and cultural cues, both subtle and blatant, as a means of deflection from the Obama campaign’s questions about Bain Capital.  The Romney campaign got the memo: Race-baiting and xenophobia work — at least among the segment of the electorate […]

Highlight – People – Democrats

Stand Up for Mariage Equality

[important]What We Stand For: People – Democrats![/important] Follow the Read More links to The Democrats website to learn more! The Democratic Party stands for promoting Democracy! See all that We Stand for. So, tell me what does the GOP Republicans stand for? Good Ole Boys of the Grand Old Party promoting Greed, Obstruction and the […]

Bill Maher: “For the Sake of Black America, [Obama] Needs a Second Term”

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[important]Black America will vote in Epic numbers in November 2012![/important] >Posted by Robert L. Gallimore | DLU | May 07, 2012 3:49:57 PM| However, the Right can’t touch Obama’s record, he is no doubt the hardest working President – yet! Since coming into office on January 21, 2009, President Barack Obama has made numerous notable accomplishments. […]

Show Your Love: Re-Elect President Obama

Rep. Hank Johnson

>By Rep. Hank Johnson | U.S. Representative for Georgia’s 4th District |Posted: 03/12/2012 11:14 am | As the saying goes, “Democrats fall in love with their candidate, Republicans fall in line.” As the 2012 presidential race heats up and the Republicans finally and painfully choose their nominee, the statement above certainly rings true. We can […]

2012 Primer: Wearing Down The Masses With Anti-Obama Propaganda

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>By E. Joyce Moore |February 10, 2012 | The significant problems we have cannot be solved at the same level of thinking with which we created them.   – Albert Einstein There is something that keeps gnawing at me.  At first I couldn’t define it.  But it was important enough, at least to me, to put […]

How Conservative Elites Stoke Racist Anxieties to Gain Power and Split Blacks and Whites

Newt Gingrich Food Stamp Comment

>By Chauncey DeVega | AlterNet   | February 5, 2012  | [I agree! This approach is not working for them and it's only causing more anxieties within the conservative party/base; a real problem for the GOP Hopefuls!] Conservatives have created a story of white victimhood, because it is easier than critically engaging the real problems […]

Protecting The Right To Vote: Testimony for the Committee on the Judiciary

November 14, 2011|Demos | Re-post|This post outlines voting requirements/restrictions for the 2012 elections Please take note of the changes! The assault on the right to vote witnessed in 2011 is historic in terms of its geographic scope and intensity.   Legislation enacted in states across the country to require government-issued photo identification and/or prove citizenship to […]

US Republican Herman Cain suspends campaign

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>Mark Mardell | BBC North America editor |3 December 2011 Last updated at 14:41 ET| Well, it’s over for Mister Cain…Good News for African Americans! If You’re wondering why I said that…think about it a bit longer! If You Agree or Disagree, Press Like, Comment and Share – anyway! | US presidential hopeful Herman Cain […]

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