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  • Pro-Trump candidate wins primary - Could FLIP Cummings Baltimore District Red for 1st Time EVER

    02/15/2020 4:19:10 PM PST · by Beave Meister · 49 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 2/8/2020 | Andrew Mark Miller
    Republican strategist Kimberly Klacik said after winning the primary election to run for the late congressman Elijah Cummings’s old seat in Baltimore that she won because of her “grassroots efforts," and she added that some of President Trump’s policies will help her historically blue district. “What I try to remind people is if you take a look at President Trump — take a look at prison reform, First Step Act, he’s actually just rewinding and fixing what was broken with that crime bill that led to so much mass incarceration that you really see in the greater Baltimore area,” Klacik...
  • Race-Centered Narratives Obscure the Problems of College Sports

    02/14/2020 6:35:05 AM PST · by karpov · 12 replies
    James G. Martin Center for Academic Renewal ^ | February 14, 2020 | P. A. Jensen
    National discussions of college athletics routinely emphasize race. That emphasis, however, is unfortunate because it diverts attention from issues that affect all student-athletes. Also, discussions of race in college sports commonly rely on questionable statistics. Some of those statistics come from a report by Shaun Harper, head of the Center on Race and Equity at the University of Southern California. His report makes the case that big-money college athletics exploits black male athletes—or, as Harper’s Washington Post op-ed read, “Black Men Will Play and White Men Will Profit.” Harper’s report provides useful data on graduation rates of black male athletes...
  • From 1991: "Trump Makes The Holiday Brighter For New Yorker Who Rescued His Mother"

    02/13/2020 12:58:49 PM PST · by SilvieWaldorfMD · 27 replies
    JET Magazine (page 8) ^ | Dec. 1991 | Jet Magazine Staff
    Well... well... well... lookie here: In the Dec. 30, 1991 - Jan. 6, 1992 edition of JET Magazine, an article on page 8 describes in detail how Donald Trump gave a man named Lawrence Herbert, who is black, a check for an undisclosed amount (he was facing foreclosure) as well as a job offer since Mr. Herbert helped his mother, Mary Trump, after an attempted robbery. Mr. Herbert thanked Mr. Trump for his generosity and was able to keep his home. You'll never hear about these acts of kindness from Trump towards others in the mainstream media! #BlackHistoryMonth
  • Outrage Ensues When Four White Students Win MLK Jr. Day Essay Contest

    02/12/2020 8:32:11 AM PST · by montag813 · 33 replies
    24News ^ | 02-12-2020 | Lynn Foster
    by Lynn Foster So much for being judged "by the content of one's character." The University of Montana has very few black students. Which is understandable, because the state of Montana has very few black people. This demographic profile created some issues, however, when the school sponsored a Martin Luther King Jr. Day essay contest and four white students were announced as the winners. Students and other observers (most of them white themselves) got very upset. "Jesus Christ this is shameful and embarrassing, and I say that as a pasty ass white girl," wrote Nika Martignoni on a Facebook post...
  • Biden: 'We need to hear from Nevada and South Carolina' in Democratic primary

    02/11/2020 8:25:01 PM PST · by yesthatjallen · 34 replies
    The Hill ^ | 02 11 2020 | Max Greenwood
    Former Vice President Joe Biden brushed off lackluster early returns in the New Hampshire presidential primary on Tuesday, saying that it was time to look at more diverse states such as Nevada and South Carolina for guidance in the Democratic nominating contest. “It is important that Iowa and Nevada have spoken, but, look, we need to hear from Nevada and South Carolina and Super Tuesday and beyond,” Biden told a crowd of supporters at a rally in Columbia, S.C. Biden’s speech came as votes in New Hampshire’s Democratic primary were still being counted. He left the Granite State earlier on...
  • Black Workers’ Wages Are Finally Rising Their pay is increasing after a decade of stagnation. One man’s story shows the hope — and limitations — with that shift.

    02/11/2020 11:15:06 AM PST · by karpov · 17 replies
    New York Times ^ | February 7, 2020 | Jeanna Smialek and Ben Casselman
    PHILADELPHIA — On a brisk January morning Markus Mitchell arrives at his desk at 8:30, his phone ringing before he can even log in to his computer. An employee at the giant nonprofit where Mr. Mitchell works is locked out of the organization’s network and needs the 24-year-old’s help. Mr. Mitchell became a full-fledged employee at JEVS Human Services in Philadelphia in October, after a year as an apprentice. Just three years ago, he was making $13,000 working in the kitchen at a Chick-fil-A, feeling unsure about his future. Landing the $38,000-a-year position was the latest step in a rapid...
  • Deval Patrick Says Joe Biden's Black Support Is 'Soft,' So Where Are Those Voters Going?

    02/11/2020 9:21:46 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 19 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 02/11/2020 | Tyler O' Neil
    On Monday, former Gov. Deval Patrick (D-Mass.), one of the latecomers in the 2020 Democratic race, insisted that former Vice President Joe Biden's support among black voters "has always been soft." A new national poll from Quinnipiac seemed to confirm that idea, showing Biden's support among black voters cratering and diverting to other candidates. "Well, I love Joe, but that support has always been soft," Patrick said in an interview Monday. "I think that’s mostly about name recognition, I totally get that, and he’s earned it. But I’ve spent more time in South Carolina than any other candidate… [and] it’s...
  • Bill Cosby tweets from prison to thank Snoop Dogg for his support as they slam Gayle King for trying 'to tarnish the legacy of successful black men'

    02/07/2020 1:08:53 PM PST · by conservative98 · 44 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | UPDATED: 01:44 EST, 7 February 2020 | FRANCES MULRANEY FOR DAILYMAIL.COM
    Imprisoned comedian Bill Cosby thanked Snoop Dogg after the rapper posted 'Free Bill Cosby' in an expletive-ridden social media rant ------------------------------------- Imprisoned comedian Bill Cosby rushed to thank rapper Snoop Dogg for calling for his freedom as they slammed Gayle King for trying 'to tarnish the legacy of successful black men' after the CBS presenter brought up Kobe Bryant's rape allegations. Cosby, 81, joined Snoop Dogg in slamming CBS, King and Oprah for trying 'to tarnish the image and legacy of successful Black Men even in death' after CBS host King faced intense backlash over an interview in which she...
  • Bloomberg’s Plan For Black Americans Doubles Down On The Left’s Failures

    01/22/2020 7:46:37 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 6 replies
    The Federalist ^ | 01/22/2020 | By Willis L. Krumholz
    Perhaps for the first time in many years, politicians are directly competing for black votes. This goes hand-in-hand with signs that black America is no longer monolithically supporting Democrats. For example, President Donald TrumpÂ’s approval rating among black Americans is in the mid-30s.Enter Democratic presidential candidate Mike Bloomberg, who just launched his new plan for black America, the Greenwood Initiative, named after a site of both incredible black achievement and pain.Bloomberg, speaking to a mostly white audience of only several hundred in Tulsa, Oklahoma, unveiled his planÂ’s three points. The plan is a perfect example of the failure of...
  • Bloomberg pledges $70 billion to bolster black America in new plan

    01/19/2020 5:14:21 PM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 69 replies
    Yahoo ^ | Jan, 19, 2020 | Brittany Shepherd
    TULSA, Okla. — Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg will announce on Sunday his presidential campaign’s plan aimed at bolstering economic opportunity for black Americans, promising to triple their income over the next decade, but stopping short of promising reparations. The announcement comes as the billionaire continues to face questions about the controversial "stop-and-frisk" police tactic he endorsed as mayor, and as he seeks to build support among African-Americans, a key voting bloc in the Democratic primary.
  • Confronting Trump Derangement Syndrome

    01/19/2020 7:33:06 AM PST · by Kaslin · 11 replies
    American ^ | January 19, 2020 | Lloyd Marcus
    My wife Mary and I spent a wonderful weekend in California with fellow Trump supporters filming the music video for my Trump Train 2020 song. We boarded our flight back home to the East Coast on Sunday at 8 P.M., arriving at BWI airport in Maryland on Monday at 10:30 am. We were exhausted. The taxi driver taking us to our car was listening to NPR. A radio show host and his caller were lying about Trump, venomously declaring him a serial liar. Perhaps it was because I was so tired that I had zero tolerance. I spouted, “Those guys...
  • How Trump Can Triple His Support Among Black Voters In 2020

    01/17/2020 7:47:31 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 24 replies
    The Federalist ^ | 01/17/2020 | By Willis L. Krumholz
    In 2016, Donald Trump received a slightly higher share of the black vote than did Mitt Romney in 2012 or John McCain in 2008. But he still received just 8 percent.Now black support for Trump is in the mid-30s. While a 30 percent approval rating doesnÂ’t necessarily translate into a 30 percent vote-share from black Americans in 2020, 30 percent approval is significant. Even if black support for Trump were in the mid-teens on election day, that could swing states like Michigan, Florida, and even Minnesota solidly into TrumpÂ’s camp.Some of this increased black support is due to a...
  • Gun Permit Applications Surge Nearly 1,000% In New York Jewish Community

    01/13/2020 8:08:01 PM PST · by blam · 44 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 1-13-2020 | Awr Hawkins
    Gun permit applications surged nearly 1,000 percent in New York’s Jewish community since the December 28, 2019, attack on Hasidic Jews in a rabbi’s home. The Washington Examiner reports that the surge is clear in Rockland County, the very county in which the rabbi’s home was attacked. The Rockland County Clerk’s office reported the “nearly 1,000 percent increase in gun permit applications in the week following the Dec. 28 attack.” Erik Melanson, owner of Rockland County’s Precision Gunsmiths, said, “A lot of people are worried, especially the large Hasidic and Jewish community in Rockland County. I have had rabbis come...
  • (New York) State AG probing NYPD for ‘racial biases’ in fare-evasion crackdown

    01/13/2020 3:45:34 PM PST · by karpov · 13 replies
    New York Post ^ | January 13, 2020 | Priscilla DeGregory and Craig McCarthy
    The New York Attorney General is probing whether the NYPD has shown “racial biases” against people of color as it polices fare evasion. The investigation was announced Monday just weeks after bombshell testimony from transit cops alleging racist quotas in the subway system and months after a judge ordered the department to publish its transit enforcement numbers — detailed data that still remains secret. “We’ve all read the stories and seen the disturbing videos of men, women, and children being harassed, dragged away, and arrested by officers in our city’s subway system, which is why we are launching an investigation...
  • CBS News' Major Garrett: Trump's Agenda of Helping Minority Communities Is a 'Policy Legacy'

    12/30/2019 5:20:13 AM PST · by a little elbow grease · 36 replies ^ | 12/29/19 | Beth Baumann
    CBS News' Major Garrett applauded President Donald Trump and his administration for making strides to help minority communities. According to Garrett, Trump's successes are a "legacy" that "almost any president would want to claim." Garrett named a number of the administration's successes, including funding for Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) and the passage of the FIRST STEP Act, which focuses on helping inmates reenter society and slow the recidivism rate. "It can be fairly said that this administration, because of President Trump's quiet prodding, has done quite a bit for funding of Historically Black Colleges and Universities. The FIRST...
  • Jack Brewer: In 2020 there will be a ‘black awakening’ that will re-elect Trump(Video)

    12/29/2019 10:00:37 AM PST · by Jayster · 30 replies
    Sara Carter ^ | December 29, 2019 | Staff Writer
    “For me, once I saw the policies that President Obama pushed in the back half of his presidency just — it left a bad taste in my mouth,” said Former NFL player Jack Brewer during an appearance on “Fox & Friends” on Saturday. Brewer predicted that a “black awakening” would lead to President Trump garnering more than 20 percent of the black vote in 2020. “And then I really started being awakening [sic] to what was happening with the Democratic Party — making so many promises but then abandoning the community that I worked so hard in.”
  • Jersey City Board of Education Member Unloads on Jews Following Anti-Semitic Shooting

    12/17/2019 9:35:54 PM PST · by jonatron · 82 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | 12/17/2019 | Adam Kredo
    A Jersey City, N.J., elected official unloaded on Jewish members of the community following a shooting last week at a kosher market in the city committed by two African Americans. The shooting left six dead, including a police officer and the two suspects. Following the attack, Joan Terrell, a member of the Jersey City Board of Education, on Facebook accused Jewish community members of selling body parts and attacking the black community. "Where was all this faith and hope when Black homeowners were threatened, intimidated, and harassed by I WANT TO BUY YOUR HOUSE brutes of the jewish community," Terrell...
  • The Real Dangers to Jews

    12/11/2019 9:07:34 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 39 replies
    Tablet ^ | December 11, 2019 | Liel Liebovitz
    The past 24 hours provided a clear and painful picture of the momentous challenges American Jews face these days. The day began with news that President Trump has issued an executive order designed, the White House said, to fight anti-Semitism. Reporting on the order, The New York Times stressed that it will “effectively interpret Judaism as a race or nationality, not just a religion,” and that it “could be used to stifle free speech and legitimate opposition to Israel’s policies toward Palestinians in the name of fighting anti-Semitism.” Leftist NGOs echoed the same talking point, and a phalanx of pundits...
  • Jersey City Shootout Suspects Identified: Sources

    12/11/2019 7:26:18 AM PST · by C19fan · 88 replies
    NBC NYC ^ | December 11, 2019 | Jonathan Dienst
    The two people who stormed a kosher grocery store in Jersey City with rifles, killing three people inside and also murdering a veteran detective, have been identified as David Anderson and Francine Graham, four law enforcement sources familiar with the case tell News 4. Three sources say Anderson was a one-time follower of the Black Hebrew Israelite movement, a group whose members believe they are descendants of the ancient Israelites and may adhere to both Christian and Judaic beliefs. There was a note with religious writings in the U-Haul he and Graham allegedly drove to the scene, but a motive...
  • The pivotal black vote

    12/10/2019 7:31:59 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 17 replies
    Creators Syndicate ^ | December 11, 2019 | Star Parker
    Some polls in recent weeks have provided an encouraging picture for President Donald Trump of strengthening support among black voters. I like these kinds of reports. But I wonder how much of reality they are really capturing. The Wall Street Journal, for instance, reports on new polling from the Kaiser Family Foundation showing outsize support from blacks for "Medicare for All." According to this report, 74% percent of blacks compared with 69% of Hispanics and 44% of whites support a single-payer health care plan. Even when told that there would be a high likelihood that such a plan would mean...