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  • Top Ten Casualties in Obama’s Wars—To Whom He Won’t Apologize

    06/11/2014 8:52:12 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 9 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | June 11, 2014 | John Ransom
    10) In six short years as president, Obama has taken the Democratic Party from the One to done. While it’s way too early to write off the party even for 2014, the wounds created by supporting this colossal bozo will be even longer to heal than the wounds inflicted by Jimmy Carter. Obama said way more then he knows when he admitted that the problem is he’s president not emperor. 9) Remember when the Fawning News Media said that comedians would have a tough time making fun of Obama because he was so serious, so perfect, so black? Well the...
  • 'Rooftop pastor' endorses Oberweis for Senate

    05/22/2014 11:10:29 AM PDT · by Beave Meister · 2 replies
    The Chicago Tribune ^ | 5/22/2014 | Mitch Smith
    A South Side pastor who is highly visible in Chicago’s black community endorsed Republican candidate Jim Oberweis on Thursday in his bid to unseat U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin. The Rev. Corey Brooks, pastor of New Beginnings Church of Chicago, said some Democrats had taken the African-American vote for granted and that black voters shouldn’t rule out candidates simply because of their party affiliation. Brooks, who is known as the “rooftop pastor” because he once slept for three months atop a shuttered motel to protest violence, cited Oberweis’ views on education and job creation as well the state senator’s visits to...
  • Blacks, Evangelicals Will Continue Fight for Traditional Marriage

    05/19/2014 4:55:26 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 6 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | May 19, 2014 | Star Parker
    In 1831, a French aristocrat named Alexis de Tocqueville arrived in America and spent several years travelling and studying life in the communities of the new nation. He produced a book called Democracy in America which Harvard professor of government Harvey Mansfield calls “at once the best book ever written on democracy and the best book ever written on America.” Tocqueville looked at America with open eyes and saw its strengths and its flaws. He reported with honesty about the human damage caused by slavery. But he also saw the beginnings of a great country in which human potential could...
  • Obama Thinks Blacks Too Stupid to Understand

    05/10/2014 4:06:25 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 31 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | May 10, 2014 | John Ransom
    As Obama kicks off his “You're Too Stupid to Understand” campaign tour, I’d like to make the following observation as a public service reminder: It's not that Obama started believing his press clippings; it's that Obama never for a moment doubted his press clippings. Generally, buying into the fables that the press tells about you-- both good and bad-- is a loser's proposition, especially in politics. Because when reality bumps up against the storyline, the storyline is unsustainable. The government lied about Vietnam. Bill Clinton lied about the Bible: oral sex, it turns out, is still sex. We’re losing the...
  • T.W. Shannon - Rising Black Republican Star

    04/21/2014 4:42:39 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 26 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | April 21, 2014 | Star Parker
    In January of 2013 T.W. Shannon established two milestones. He became the first black speaker of the Oklahoma House of Representatives. And, at the age of 34, he became Oklahoma’s youngest House speaker in history. Also noteworthy is that this young black American is a Republican. Now T.W. Shannon is making new headlines. He has stepped down from his position as House speaker to run for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by Oklahoma Republican Senator Tom Coburn. Senator Ted Cruz (R-Tex) has just joined Senator Mike Lee (R-UT), Dr. Ben Carson and Sarah Palin in endorsing Shannon. Should Shannon...
  • Victim Records Mob Attack on Helmet Camera Video (Baltimore)

    04/15/2014 6:48:45 PM PDT · by equalator · 93 replies
    WCBM ^ | Via Baltimore Sun | Ian Duncan
    Bowman posted the video, taken on a helmet-mounted camera, to YouTube, leading cyclists around the city to recount on social media similar experiences they had in the area. "I thought I'd just outrun the attackers," he wrote. "Wrong. Unless you're going downhill or already have some major speed, they will block your escape routes and grab any part of your bike or clothing to try to bring you down."
  • Motorist who struck boy [and stopped to help] critical after mob attack

    04/04/2014 11:03:14 AM PDT · by Lorianne · 42 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 03 April 2014
    DETROIT — A suburban Detroit man was in critical condition Thursday with severe head injuries after a neighborhood mob beat and kicked him when he stopped to check on a 10-year-old boy who stepped from a curb into the path of his pickup. The 54-year-old man, whose name was not released, was being treated at a Detroit hospital as police scoured the east side neighborhood where he was attacked Wednesday afternoon. The boy, David Harris, was expected to recover from his injuries, according to Desmond Key, who said he was the 10-year-old’s uncle. The driver — who lives just north...
  • US Army's new grooming standards called racially biased

    03/29/2014 8:31:21 AM PDT · by Mandingo Conservative · 54 replies
    http://america.aljazeera.com ^ | March 28 2014 | The Stream Team
    The U.S. Army is coming under fire for changes to its appearance and grooming standards, which some say discriminates against black women who wear their hair natural...Within and outside of the Army, women of color have been calling the guidelines racially biased. A White House petition has amassed more than 3,000 signatures to date requesting that the Army reconsider...Unauthorized hairstyles now include twists, dreadlocks, Afros and braids that are more than a quarter-inch thick – styles commonly worn by many African-American women...Army veteran "Tonya" [name has been changed to protect identity], who has dreadlocks...
  • Abortions outnumber live births among NYC's black community

    02/22/2014 10:18:15 AM PST · by Pinkbell · 9 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | February 21, 2014
    Abortions outnumber live births among African American women living in New York City, according to a new health report. Newly released Department of Health and Mental Hygiene figures show black women had 31,328 'crude induced terminations' in 2012, compared with 24,758 'live births'. The terminations comprised more than 42 percent of the Big Apple's total number. The second highest number of abortions were for Hispanic at 22,917, with this group's live births reaching 36,642. Both groups outnumbered abortions for whites and Asian and Pacific Islanders, which had 9,704 and 4,493 terminations respectively. Women aged 20-29 had the most abortions among...
  • Rand Paul works to widen GOP's appeal to minorities

    02/21/2014 10:31:45 PM PST · by JSDude1 · 38 replies
    WHAS 11 Louisville (KY) ^ | Posted on February 21, 2014 at 5:18 PM | WHAS 11
    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) -- With lots of room for growth, the Jefferson County Republican Party is aiming to widen its appeal to people of different ethnic and economic backgrounds. The GOP's "Party for the Party" event on Friday, Feb. 21, not only brings together five-term incumbent Mitch McConnell with Tea Party favorite Rand Paul, but as WHAS11’s Political Editor Joe Arnold reports highlights Paul's outreach to black voters.
  • Here Are 4 African American Barbie Dolls that Broke Barriers

    02/20/2014 9:02:11 AM PST · by SkyPilot · 28 replies
    Fusion ^ | 19 Feb 14 | Zara Stone
    Barbie gets a lot of heat nowadays. People shout at her for her figure. They complain about her plastic perfectness and general lack of realism. But they forget just how pivotal Barbie has been in helping challenge barriers in society. For example, the first African American President Barbie was released in 1992 - 16 years before Barack Obama took office. In 1992 Barbie released the Barbie for President African American doll. It took the United States another 16 years to elect one... a male one. Yay, Barbie, setting out good messages everywhere! In 1988 Dr. Mae Jemison completed astronaut training,...
  • A Southern Black History Month tribute

    02/15/2014 6:28:07 AM PST · by BigReb555 · 20 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | February 15, 2014 | Calvin E. Johnson, Jr.
    Frederick Douglas, a former slave, made an interesting but accurate statement in 1861, saying: “It is now pretty well established, that there are at the present moment many colored men in the Confederate army doing duty not only as cooks, servants and laborers, but as real soldiers, having muskets on their shoulders, and bullets in their pockets, ready to shoot down loyal troops, and do all that soldiers may to destroy the Federal Government and build up that of the traitors and rebels. There were such soldiers at Manassas, and they are probably there still.”
  • Black Leaders Impeding Dr. King's Dream

    02/08/2014 11:50:16 PM PST · by kathsua · 11 replies
    Lawrence Journal world ^ | 2/7/14 | Reasonmclucus
    The biggest impediment to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s, dream of a society in which color is not considered important is the continued used of the extremely racist term "African-American". The term implies the descendants of slaves are a separate race whose members belong in Africa rather than the United States even though many have ancestors who were living in North America long before the American Revolution. The term "African American" arbitrarily segregates people by skin color. The term treats people with dark complexions as if they only had African ancestors even if more of their ancestors came from somewhere...
  • Where Will You Be When the First Trumpet Sounds? A Good Question Asked in An Advent Hymn

    12/02/2013 8:49:52 AM PST · by Biggirl · 9 replies
    Archdiocese Of Washington ^ | December 2, 2013 | Msgr. Charles Pope
    Part of the Genius of the African American Spirituals is their ability to treat of serious themes, such as the final judgment, in a creatively compelling manner that steered a middle course between unproductive fear and prideful presumption.
  • President Obama nominates the first ever female 4-star Navy admiral (Michelle Howard)

    12/15/2013 10:41:23 AM PST · by EveningStar · 108 replies
    The Daily Mail ^ | December 13, 2013 | Alexandra Klausner
    The United States named a new Full Admiral in Washington, D.C. Friday--and it's an African American woman. She's will be the first ever female in Naval history to win a fourth star assuming the Senate approves President Obama's nomination. The Navy announced her nomination in an official release. Vice admiral Michelle Howard,53, is currently the deputy chief of naval operations, plans, and strategy.She will serve as the Navy's second ranking officer, vice chief of naval operations, just a single step below the Navy's top officer, the chief of naval operations.
  • Blacks and Obama

    12/04/2013 7:34:10 AM PST · by Kaslin · 29 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | December 4, 2013 | Walter E. Williams
    In a March 2008 column, I criticized pundits' concerns about whether America was ready for Barack Obama, suggesting that the more important issue was whether black people could afford Obama. I proposed that we look at it in the context of a historical tidbit. In 1947, Jackie Robinson, after signing a contract with the Brooklyn Dodgers organization, broke the color barrier in Major League Baseball. He encountered open racist taunts and slurs from fans, opposing team players and even some members of his own team. Despite that, his batting average was nearly .300 in his first year. He led the...
  • Underwhelming Left-Wing Humor about the “Black NRA”

    09/16/2013 5:12:23 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 10 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | September 16, 2013 | Daniel J. Mitchell
    I’m more than willing to give credit to leftists who come up with clever political satire. This cartoon about Fox News, for instance, is rather amusing, and this imagery about the greed of the developed world is effective even though it’s misguided. I’ve even shared funny videos, cartoons, and images that mock libertarians. So when Sarah Silverman put together a pro-gun control video mocking the idea of a “black NRA,” I was prepared to laugh. Having watched it, you can put me in the underwhelmed category. My computer skills are deficient and I only know how to embed YouTube videos,...
  • A Policy Change To Build Black Wealth

    09/02/2013 3:55:49 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 30 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | September 2, 2013 | Star Parker
    One potential benefit that can come from last week’s March on Washington 2013, which commemorated the 1963 civil rights event, is the various data publicized about the current state of affairs of black America vis a vis the rest of the country. In particular, it has been an eye opener for many to see how little progress has been made over the last 50 years in closing the economic gap, on average, between blacks and whites. I call shining light on the data a “potential” benefit because there is no benefit if real remedial action is not taken to improve...
  • March on Washington 2013 More Liberal Distortion

    08/26/2013 4:30:06 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 13 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | August 26, 2013 | Star Parker
    Looking over the program for the coming festivities in Washington to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the civil rights march on Washington, and Dr. King’s famous August 28, 1963 “I have a dream” speech, it’s hard to not feel sober about the whole thing. I say sober because there is good news and bad news. What’s the good news? There has been monumental progress in the quality of life, on average, that black Americans lead today compared to 1963. The bad news? Fifty years is a long time, and the progress that has been achieved is not nearly what it...
  • Pastors Must Take Back Civil Rights Movement

    08/19/2013 3:36:45 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 15 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | August 19, 2013 | Star Parker
    The purging of Grammy Award winner Donnie McClurkin from performing at a concert commemorating the 50th anniversary of the 1963 civil rights March on Washington and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" speech should serve as yet another wakeup call to Christian black Americans. McClurkin, a black pastor and gospel music superstar, was asked to step down from his featured performance by Washington Mayor Vincent Gray as result of pressure from homosexual activists. McClurkin preaches against the homosexual lifestyle from his pulpit and says he himself departed and was saved from this lifestyle through God's mercy. Political...
  • Stealing the Minds of America [conservative Black perspective]

    07/30/2013 6:24:59 AM PDT · by DBCJR · 6 replies
    Do you know what political party... Was initially created as anti-slavery leaders broke away to establish a new political group to abolish slavery? Allowed black Americans to participate in the political process subsequent to slavery; resulting in hundreds of black men who were former slaves, becoming congressmen and prominent political leaders? Spearheaded the Dred Scott decision of 1857, delivered by a party-specific Supreme Court declaring blacks were not persons or citizens, but instead property with no rights? Repealed all civil rights laws in 1876 and instituted "Jim Crow" laws to deprive blacks of their voting and civil rights? Did not...
  • Hip-Hop Singer Akon: “Every African American Need to Move Their Money, Family, Knowledge to Africa”

    07/16/2013 11:49:05 AM PDT · by servo1969 · 274 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 7-16-2013 | Jim Hoft
    Hip-Hop artist Akon posted this message to the black community: “Every African American in the United States need to move their money, family, knowledge back to Africa were u will be treated like the royalty you are. You don’t deserve this treatment. This is not your country!!” Really Akon? So where is Akon suggesting the blacks move to? Nigeria? Zimbabwe? Egypt?
  • Run Guillory Against Landrieu For Louisiana Senate Seat

    07/15/2013 4:20:01 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 11 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | July 15, 2013 | Star Parker
    Amid the dense fog and hot air blowing around the Republican Party, a new voice of clarity has emerged. It’s the voice of Louisiana State Senator Elbert Guillory, who announced several weeks ago his departure from the Democratic Party, which he calls “the party of disappointment,” to become a Republican. I wrote about Guillory a few weeks ago after I met him at the @Large conference in Baton Rouge, where he announced his change of party. Subsequently, Guillory explained why he, a black Democrat, would become a Republican in a video that went viral, and he continues to deliver his...
  • Deliver Us From Evil: Black Professor Spews Hate

    06/24/2013 7:47:10 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 22 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 06/24/2013 | Lloyd Marcus
    Lord, deliver us from evil. I was appalled hearing black University of Pennsylvania Professor Salamishah Tillet say during a panel discussion on MSNBC that pro-lifers' opposition to late-term abortion is really about white-power racism. Minority birth rates are up. Nutty professor Tillet believes those who oppose white women killing their babies are fearful of a decline of "whiteness, white supremacy, white privilege." It takes a pretty sick mind to find racism in desiring that women not kill their babies. By the way, Americans aborts 4,000 babies a day, of which a disproportionately high number are black. Planned Parenthood was founded...
  • 'As an African-American you have to work twice as hard': Obama tells Morehouse graduates

    05/20/2013 8:02:52 AM PDT · by Justaham · 107 replies
    Original title: 'As an African-American you have to work twice as hard': Obama tells Morehouse graduates he has a 'special obligation' to help less-fortunate black people ----------------------------------- President Barack Obama told graduates from the traditionally African-American Morehouse College yesterday that 'as a black man' he feels a 'special obligation' to help those less fortunate them him. In a personal commencement address to the college in Atlanta, Georgia, the president spoke about racism and how, given different opportunities, he could have ended up in prison or unemployed. President Obama also told graduates of the college, where Dr Martin Luther King Jr...
  • African American Leaders Band Together to Oppose Senate Immigration Bill

    04/23/2013 5:46:17 PM PDT · by chicagolady · 34 replies
    PRNewswire-USNewswire ^ | April 23, 2013 | African American Leadership Council
    WASHINGTON, April 23, 2013 --/PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Wednesday morning, April 24 at 9am, the African American Leadership Council will host a press conference at the National Press Club in Washington, DC, to oppose the Senate Gang of Eight's 844-page plus, immigration bill. During the conference, the Council will call on the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC), to protect black labor by opposing amnesty and halting efforts to double legal immigration levels, as required under the bill. Many black leaders have recognized the harm caused by large increases in immigration as the Senate bill entails. As the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights...
  • Five Decades of Lies Help Dems Create Monolithic Black Vote

    04/11/2013 5:00:02 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 4 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | April 11, 2013 | Larry Elder
    As recently as 1956, nearly 39 percent of blacks voted Republican in that year's presidential election. After the Civil War, Abe Lincoln's Republican Party easily carried the black vote -- where blacks were allowed to vote. Unwelcome in the Democratic Party, most blacks voted Republican and continued to do so through the early part of the 20th century. It wasn't until 1948, when 77 percent of the black vote went to Harry Truman, who had desegregated the military, that a majority of blacks identified themselves as Democrats. Yet, as a percentage of the party, more Republicans voted for the passage...
  • Three Brilliant Black Leaders Tuning Out Obama

    03/11/2013 7:00:46 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 14 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | March 11, 2013 | Katie Kieffer
    Three brilliant black leaders are tuning out Obama and the black community needs to tune into these leaders. I’m surfing between the major news networks on a recent evening and I catch FOX News Channel’s Sean Hannity in the middle of an amazing interview with a guest named Harry Alford, the CEO and co-founder of the Black Chamber of Commerce. My jaw drops as Alford essentially calls Obama an anti-business tyrant who is hurting the African American community; he says he voted for Obama in 2008 but now has buyer’s remorse. I get to thinking: Given the choice between Alford...
  • Obama's Policies Have Hurt African Americans, Says Neurosurgeon Ben Carson

    03/10/2013 7:52:11 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 16 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 03/08/2013 | By Leonardo Blair
    If President Obama wants to be a hero in the African-American community, he should do something to alleviate the "abominable" black unemployment rate in America, says renowned neurosurgeon Dr. Benjamin Carson. The head of pediatric neurosurgery at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Md., who was the first surgeon to separate conjoined twins, told The Christian Post on Thursday that the economic policies being pursued by the Obama administration has resulted in an "abominable" unemployment rate in the African-American community. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, black unemployment stood at 13.8 percent in January, more than double the unemployment rate...
  • A National Day of Mourning for African Americans -- March 4, 2013

    02/24/2013 4:01:12 PM PST · by rkoliver · 17 replies
    A National Day of Mourning for African Americans -- March 4, 2013 by Robert Oliver The date of March 4 may not have any significance in the African-American community other than personal birthdays and wedding anniversaries. However, March 4, 2013 will mark the centennial of the inauguration of Woodrow Wilson, the 28th President of the United States. On that day President Woodrow Wilson’s inauguration will be celebrated in Washington D.C. Why would March 4 and Woodrow Wilson be significant for African Americans? Wilson was a progressive Democrat and today is considered one of the greatest presidents in U.S. history. Many...
  • Feds accused of fomenting 'blood in our streets'

    01/30/2013 11:42:48 AM PST · by Perseverando · 17 replies
    WND ^ | January 29, 2013 | Taylor Rose
    'God, Guns and Constitution' leader fears 'civil unrest' coming WASHINGTON – The highest levels of the U.S. government are fomenting “civil unrest” that soon could leave “blood in our streets,” a key Christian pastor said Tuesday at a pro-Second Amendment rally in Washington. Rev. William Owens Jr., director of community outreach for the Coalition of African-American Pastors and leader of God, Guns & the Constitution, said America has in many ways has passed the point of no return and its citizens will have to be “chastised” before they awaken to the reality of their situation. His goal now is “strengthening...
  • Blacks Should Embrace NRA Gun Proposal

    12/30/2012 10:43:38 PM PST · by Kaslin · 23 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | December 31, 2012 | Star Parker
    What is the essence of freedom? Property and a gun. I never met my grandfather, but that's the lesson I took from his life. He was one generation out of slavery and bought property and guns. It's so predictable that today's discussion on gun control is similar to the noise we hear from liberals every time there is a mass shooting. What is new this time is that the NRA, under the direction of Wayne LaPierre, David Keene and Asa Hutchinson, has put forth a concrete plan that most American parents should appreciate will keep children safer at school. Why...
  • A Hundred Percent of Nothing

    12/19/2012 12:03:52 AM PST · by Kaslin · 9 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | December 19, 2012 | Walter E Williams
    JoAnn Watson, Detroit city council member, said, "Our people in an overwhelming way supported the re-election of this president, and there ought to be a quid pro quo." In other words, President Obama should send the nearly bankrupted city of Detroit millions in taxpayer bailout money. But there's a painful lesson to be learned from decades of political hustling and counsel by intellectuals and urban experts. In 1960, Detroit's population was 1.6 million. Blacks were 29 percent, and whites were 70 percent. Today, Detroit's population has fallen precipitously to 707,000, of which blacks are 84 percent and whites 8 percent....
  • Obama's Biggest Failure as President

    11/05/2012 6:40:11 AM PST · by Kaslin · 12 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | November 5, 2012 | Bruce Bialosky
    Every American who isn’t a zealous adherent of Barack Obama has a favorite reason why this President is a failure; God knows, there are certainly enough reasons to choose from. But there is one shortcoming that is, in the long run, the most significant – and regrettably so, because Obama is uniquely qualified, and could have vastly improved America as a whole, had he addressed the issue. It is to have confronted the destruction of the Black family that has been the hallmark of the Black underclass for the last 40 years. Yet as he approaches the end of his...
  • Barack Obama and the paradox behind his African American support base

    11/04/2012 3:13:08 AM PST · by SkyPilot · 22 replies
    Guardian ^ | 3 Nov 12 | Gary Younge
    When Barack Obama was contemplating a run for the White House his wife, Michelle, asked him what he thought he could accomplish if he won. "The day I take the oath of office," he replied. "The world will look at us differently. And millions of kids across this country will look at themselves differently. That alone is something." Four months after he was sworn in, at least one kid saw himself differently. It was May 2009 and 5-year-old Jacob Philadelphia had gone with his dad, a black ex-marine, to the Oval Office for a family photograph with the president. With...
  • Are blacks too dumb to compete? (Joseph Farrah Commentary)

    10/17/2012 1:50:32 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 43 replies
    World Net Daily ^ | 10/17/2012 | Joseph Farrah
    There was a time in America when a black man was scandalously counted as three-fifths of a man for congressional apportionment. (By the way, it was the Southern slave states that wanted blacks counted 100 percent for apportionment while northeasterners wanted them not to count at all. This was the compromise worked out.) History is repeating itself in Florida and Virginia – and, I’m sure other states to come. It’s not that Democrats don’t want to count black votes any more. In fact, they’d count them all twice if they could. Instead, mostly Democratic school officials in these states have...
  • Black Faith Leaders Unhappy With Obama on Gay Marriage Mobilize Black Voters

    10/10/2012 7:25:32 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 15 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 10/10/2012 | Lillian Kwon
    A group of black faith leaders are saying "absolutely no" to the redefinition of marriage. And their conviction has compelled them to launch a campaign aimed at mobilizing 25 percent of African-American voters who backed Obama to vote their biblical values. For this election, the choice is clear as President Barack Obama and the Democratic Party have endorsed same-sex marriage, Dr. Day Gardner, co-founder of the "God Said" campaign indicated to The Christian Post. "This is not really a matter of whether you're Republican or Democrat. If you're a believer in Jesus Christ then you have to say all that...
  • Hard Truths for Hispanic and African-American Voters

    09/15/2012 5:21:40 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 3 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 09/15/2012 | Keith Edwards
    "The largest and fastest-growing minority group in the United States last year remained Hispanics at 52 million, or nearly 17 percent of the nation's population. The Black population was 43.9 million." As the current largest minority voting bloc in America, it would behoove Hispanics to examine the facts of how African-Americans, the former largest minority voting bloc, are currently doing economically and socially after such a long history of support for the Democratic Party. African-Americans have been major supporters of the Democratic Party since 1964, when the Civil Rights Act was passed under Democrat President Lyndon Johnson. For almost six...
  • Obama Signs Black Education EO

    07/31/2012 1:20:59 PM PDT · by Old Sarge · 42 replies
    The White Hut ^ | July 26, 2012 | The ManChild
    I noticed this one from a few days ago. The full text is available of course at the link, but here's a few highlights I got from a scan of the verbiage: Section 2a: There is hereby established the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for African Americans (The Initiative), to be housed in the Department of Education (The Department). There shall be an Executive Director of the Initiative, to be appointed by the Secretary of Education (The Secretary). The Initiative shall be supported by the Interagency Working Group established under subsection (c) of this section and advised by the...
  • Executive Order -- White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for African Americans

    07/27/2012 9:11:38 AM PDT · by THE_RAIDER · 24 replies
    http://whitehouse.gov ^ | July 26, 2012 | Obama
    Executive Order -- White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for African Americans EXECUTIVE ORDER - - - - - - - WHITE HOUSE INITIATIVE ON EDUCATIONAL EXCELLENCE FOR AFRICAN AMERICANS By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, to restore the country to its role as the global leader in education, to strengthen the Nation by improving educational outcomes for African Americans of all ages, and to help ensure that all African Americans receive an education that properly prepares them for college, productive careers, and satisfying lives, it...
  • Before The Black Community Writes Off Romney They Should Consider Something... (pic)

    07/11/2012 10:11:45 AM PDT · by The Looking Spoon · 19 replies
    The Looking Spoon ^ | 6-11-12 | The Looking Spoon
    Liberals are trying to mock Romney for his outreach to the black community, in particular his speech before the NAACP. Before they join in the mockery there's something the black community should know...
  • Black Unemployment Rate Tops 14.4%!

    07/06/2012 8:51:17 AM PDT · by Reaganite Republican · 6 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | July 6 , 2012 | Reaganite Republican
    Ironically, glaringly incompetent Obama regime has turned-out to be Black America's worst enemy... 'History is going to say that the black middle class was decimated.' _____________________________________________________________________________ Seems the flexible Chicago Machine template for exploiting the minority vote -where Obama/Jarrett/Rezko profited from government projects while South Side blacks they promised new apartments got crumbling, unsafe slums instead- was (predictably) scaled-up to the national level for Obamanomics: over-promise, under-deliver, and take real good care of all your fellow racketeers in the process.  rate Meanwhile nothing of value has been created by massive government largess such as the Porkulus bill, and the numbers continue to make that hard to deny. But some cities in this country would be delighted...
  • Dirty secret of black-on-Asian violence is out

    06/14/2012 10:16:02 AM PDT · by grundle · 14 replies
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | May 2, 2010 | C.W. Nevius
    San Francisco's hidden truth is out. That's what community organizer Carol Mo calls the realization that Asian residents are being targeted for robberies, burglaries and intimidation by young black men. "It is San Francisco's dirty little secret," said Mo, a former Safety Network Community organizer in the Sunset District. "It's not news to us." Hundreds of people marched into Tuesday's Board of Supervisors meeting to express their fear, frustration and outrage. But so far the response has been disappointing, particularly from the San Francisco Police Department. It seems intent on downplaying the role of race and its impact in the...
  • Zimmerman-Trayvon Martin Case is white-washing truth due to political, racial pressures

    04/13/2012 1:37:43 PM PDT · by Marketfly1 · 2 replies
    Bayoubuzz.com ^ | April 13, 2012 | Jeff Crouere
    If Zimmerman had been African American or Trayvon Martin was Hispanic or White, this would have never surfaced as a national story. On the other hand, if Zimmerman had made the news for doing something positive, such as saving a child from a burning building, he would have surely been labeled “Hispanic.” In this case “White” is used to stir the racial pot and create more tension. It is typical of a media that is biased, liberal and irresponsible.
  • Caption ceremony for the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture

    02/22/2012 9:43:41 AM PST · by Lucky9teen · 74 replies · 1+ views
    First lady Michelle Obama hugs Piper Shillingford, 4, from a Brooklyn Montessori School after she presented a donation at the ground breaking ceremony for the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture on the National Mall in Washington February 22, 2012.
  • Are Main Stream Media Racist?

    02/21/2012 9:03:53 AM PST · by kathsua · 8 replies
    townhall ^ | 2/21/12 | reasonmclucus
    Jesse Washington recently reported that many dark skinned Americans recognize that they are not "African" Americans in spite of what some racists say. The term "African-American" perpetuates the principle tenet of Southern racism: "part black, all black" under the "one drop rule". Those who use the term are in effect segregating Americans with dark complexions from the rest of the population they may be related to. Those who use the term believe that those with dark complexions should only be able to claim their African ancestors and should forget about ancestors who came from Europe, North America or Asia even...
  • A Southern Black History Month Moment

    01/31/2012 6:27:36 PM PST · by BigReb555 · 11 replies
    Huntington News ^ | January 31, 2012 | Calvin E. Johnson, Jr.
    The Christmas of 1864, would be memorable for the Davis family and probably the best Christmas Jim Limber would ever have.
  • The crisis of African American unemployment requires federal intervention

    01/30/2012 9:00:10 AM PST · by DBCJR · 54 replies
    Briefing Paper #328; Economic Policy Institute ^ | December 14, 2011 | By Algernon Austin
    [Article featured link in an email newsletter by the US Census Bureau, Census Information Center, Jan Figart] Millions of African Americans live in communities that lack access to good jobs and good schools and suffer from high crime rates. African American adults are about twice as likely to be unemployed as whites, black students lag their white peers in educational attainment and achievement, and African American communities tend to have higher than average crime rates. These issues have been persistent problems. Jobs are essential to improving African American communities. Increased employment would help people in these communities lift themselves out...
  • South Carolina Voter Law Barred by Administration .

    12/26/2011 5:11:37 PM PST · by Beowulf9 · 38 replies
    US News ^ | DECEMBER 24, 2011. | EVAN PEREZ
    WASHINGTON—The Justice Department blocked South Carolina's new voter identification law, citing concerns about the law's effect on African-American voters and setting up a new conflict between the Obama administration and Republican-led state governments. The South Carolina proposal would require voters to provide state-issued or military photo identification in order to cast a ballot. Current law allows voters to use a printed voter registration card as identification. Under the federal Voting Rights Act, South Carolina must prove that any changes in voting law don't have the effect of discriminating against minorities. The state can either change the law or, more likely,...
  • Conservatism 101 for those not paying attention

    11/26/2011 5:35:10 PM PST · by ReformationFan · 4 replies
    Renew America ^ | 11-26-11 | Lloyd Marcus
    You and I are politically well informed. But there are many Americans like my family who do not follow politics as closely as we do. Their political views are shaped by liberal media bias hit pieces, spin, and sound bites. 99.9 % of my family are Democrats because Marcus family traditional taught us the Democrats are "for the little guy." Republicans are "rich white racists." Liberal media and the Democratic Party jointly support and promote this silly, simple lie, which still wins the Democrats 95% of the black vote. Despite me — the eldest of his five children being a...