Politics

Jamaicans Seeking Reparations for Slavery

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KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) Jamaican lawmakers are seeking to revive a slavery reparations commission that could lead to requests for compensation from Britain or repatriation of some Jamaicans to Africa. The government said in a statement Friday that Youth and Culture Minister Lisa Hanna has asked the Cabinet to create a new commission. The previous one disbanded in February 2010 because ...

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Dr. Boyce Watkins and Michael Eric Dyson Debate: Are Hip Hop Artists Destroying the Black Community?

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In this video, Dr. Boyce Watkins and Michael Eric Dyson debate the impact of hip hop culture on the African American community.  The video is below:  

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Mitt Romney to Poor Moms: “My Wife Can Stay at Home, But You Can’t”

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Republican Presidential nominee Mitt Romney recently stood up stay-at-home moms by defending his wife Ann against those who feel that she has never worked a day in her life.  However, Romney previously stated that poor single mothers should not have the same options as his wife, claiming that they can only have dignity by going to work every day. Dr. ...

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Meet the Woman Who Shut Down the Secret Service Scandal

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Leave it to a woman to keep the boys in line. According to the Washington Post, a top female member of the Secret Service was responsible for booting 11 agents out of Colombia after they allegedly solicited prostitutes while preparing for the President’s arrival in Cartagena. Despite supervisor Paula Reid’s best efforts to contain the situation, the sex scandal that splashed across ...

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Atlanta Bar Owner Posts Sign Calling President Obama a N*gger

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An Atlanta bar owner posted a sign outside his restaurant that says, “I do not support the N*gger in the White House.” The sign, posted outside the Georgia Peach Oyster Bar in Paulding County, Georgia, has caught the attention of many onlookers. In an interview with Atlanta’s Fox 5 news, bar owner Patrick Lanzo says that he’s been posting outrageous signs ...

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“Obama Ate My Mom”: ‘Dogs Against Obama’ Interest Groups Mount Obama Attack Ads

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Willard “Mitt” Romney’s android like affectation has been the story of his campaign thus far. So when we all heard the story of how he forced his dog Seamus to ride on the roof of the Romney family car, it stuck, mainly because it shows just how out of touch Romney is. For most dog owners, their pets are akin to ...

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Herman Cain Says He Forgot the Name of the President of Uzbekistan

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During a visit to The Daily Show, where John Oliver gave Herman Cain the Inside the Actor’s Studio Treatment, Cain admitted that he still doesn’t know the name of Uzbekistan’s President. Cain made news during the campaign for refusing to answer so-called gotcha questions, saying, “when they ask me who the President of Uz- beki-beki-stan is, I’m going to say ‘I ...

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More Mexicans Leaving America Than Coming In

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The number of Mexicans immigrants entering the United States dropped, while the number of Mexicans returning home increased, bringing Mexican immigration to a standstill according to the report by the Pew Hispanic Center. “The largest wave of immigration in history from a single country to the United States has come to a standstill,” says the report. According to the report, the ...

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The Koch Brothers Exposed as Financial Backers of Right Wing Smear Campaigns

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If the Koch brothers didn’t exist, the left would have to invent them. They’re the plutocrats from central casting – oil-and-gas billionaires ready to buy any congressman, fund any lie, fight any law, bust any union, despoil any landscape, or shirk any (tax) burden to push their free-market religion and pump up their profits. But no need to invent – Charles ...

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Goldie Taylor Rips Tucker Carlson For Pushing Filthy Propaganda on His “No Name” Website [Video]

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During a conversation with CNN’s Don Lemon, journalist and pundit Goldie Taylor went all in on Tucker Carlson’s website, ‘The Daily Caller’, for calling out President Obama for eating dog meat at age 6. “I think it came up first on The Daily Caller,” Taylor said. “Tucker Carlson put it out over the last couple days, it was something rehashed out ...

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