Politics

Poll: Most African Americans Disappointed with the State of Black Leadership in America

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A new Your Black World/Kulture Kritic poll shows that the majority of African Americans are disappointed in the state of black leadership in America.  Participants were asked, ‘Are you happy with the state of black leadership in America?” A total of 85 percent of poll respondents said that they were either unhappy or extremely unhappy with the current state of ...

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Allen West Calls Tanning Salon Tax Racist

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Rep. Allen West said during a visit with seniors at a retirement home in West Palm Beach that part of the problem he has with the new health care law is that it includes a tax on tanning salons, which he views as racist. “You want to talk about something that’s really racist? They have a tanning tax,” he said. ...

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Jesse Jackson’s Daughter Is Now Employed by Fox News

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  by Dr. Boyce Watkins, Your Black World The Washington Examiner and other media outlets are reporting that Jesse Jackson’s daughter has been hired by Fox News. Now, the report has been confirmed by conservative websites as well. Jesse Jackson’s daughter, Santita Jackson, was previously a host of a 9AM show on WVON 1690 AM in Chicago. No word yet on ...

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Limbaugh Says Trayvon Martin Case Hurting the Black Community

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On his radio show this afternoon, Rush Limbaugh referred to the response to Trayvon Martin shooting “as doing more harm to the black community than anything else out there right now.” “Now, Trayvon Martin was killed 60 feet from his house,” Limbaugh said. “Where were his neighbors? Unrecognized or unknown for three days in the morgue? That’s despicable. Everything about ...

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Rally in DC: ALEC's gun laws & the killing of Trayvon Martin

Rally in DC: ALEC's gun laws & the killing of Trayvon Martin

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Dr. Boyce: How the Liberals Forgot that Trayvon and Troy Were Black

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by Dr. Boyce Watkins, Your Black World Once upon a time, there lived a boy named Trayvon Martin. You might have heard something about Mr. Martin, perhaps as a small snippet in some obscure news story in the bottom back corner of your local newspaper.   Trayvon was an unarmed 17-year old, shot in peculiar circumstances by George Zimmerman.   Zimmerman was ...

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Elderly Chicago Man Arrested for Shooting Burglar

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Chicago homeowners are livid that an 80 year old Chicago man was arrested for shooting a man who tried to break into his home.  ABC News Chicago reports that 19-year-old Anthony Robinson was breaking into the home of 80-year-old Homer Wright Monday morning when Wright shot the intruder. Robinson was hospitalized for a gunshot wound to the leg and charged with felony ...

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George Zimmerman, Son of a Judge, Has Three Closed Arrests

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The Sanford police initially said that one of the reasons they believed George Zimmerman’s version of events was because Zimmerman had a clean record. But according to court records, George Zimmerman was previously arrested for domestic violence, resisting an officer without violence and worst of all, resisting an officer with violence — a  felony charge that could have landed Zimmerman in prison. ...

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The Bullet Next Time: A Letter to My Unborn Black Son

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When confronted by an armed individual, assume that this person is the police. As such, begin by placing your hands behind your head, fingers interlaced. This will assure that in the eventuality that you are shot and executed, there will be minimum opportunity for analysts and pundits to later ponder if you were the aggressor. Keeping your fingers behind your ...

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Former NAACP Leader Accuses Al Sharpton and Jesse Jackson of Exploiting Trayvon Martin

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Former NAACP leader C.L. Bryant is accusing Jesse Jackson and Al Sharpton of “exploiting” the Trayvon Martin tragedy to “racially divide this country.” “His family should be outraged at the fact that they’re using this child as the bait to inflame racial passions,” Rev. C.L. Bryant said in a Monday interview with The Daily Caller. For those who don’t know, C.L. Bryant became a card carrying right winger long ago. ...

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