Dennis Rodman Says He Helped Prisoner Get Released

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Earlier this year, Dennis Rodman faced intense criticism for claiming that Kenneth Bae, an American prisoner being held in North Korea, was guilty, but in a striking turn of events, Rodman is now claiming that a letter he wrote to North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un helped secure Bae’s release.  Bae and fellow American prisoner Matthew Miller were suddenly released ...

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Could Ben Carson Be The First Black Republican President?

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Speculation is heating up that Dr. Ben Carson may be the first contender in the 2016 presidential race.  While there has been speculation for some time about whether or not Carson will run, ABC has confirmed that he plans to air an almost hour long introductory ad that will be presented as a documentary, entitled “A Breath of Fresh Air: ...

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#Pointergate: Racist News Station Claims Finger Pointing Is Gang Sign


April V. Taylor Between Obama being referred to as a N$%!*# by a C-SPAN caller and a racist misguided exit poll in South Carolina that asked if Blacks had become too demanding about equality, many Americans thought they had seen it all in the collision between politics and racism this week, but a story coming out of Minneapolis may just ...

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C-SPAN Caller: “Republicans Hate That N*&!#$ Obama!”

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The C-SPAN show Washington Journal is normally a fairly mundane collection of rational discourse, but recently, a caller to the show who identified himself as Anthony from San Diego, did something shocking.  He warned his fellow Republicans to not misuse their new Senate majority by overreaching and possibly causing a Hillary Clinton presidency, specifically pointing out that advocating for the ...

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Tim Scott First Elected Black Senator In History From The South


Tim Scott has made history becoming the first Black person to be elected to the United States Senate from the South.  While two Black senators from the South have previously served, they were not elected in a public election.  It has been more than 130 years since there was a Black Senator sitting in the United States Senate when Sen. ...

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Is Climate Change A Bigger Issue For Minorities?

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April V. Taylor Images that circulate through mainstream media would convince most people that the effort to take strong action against climate change is one largely pursued by white people, but a recent poll by the Pew Research Center shows that over 20 percent more non-whites view global warming as a top priority than white people do. This finding shatters ...

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Which is worse: Ebola or AIDS? Experts debate the issue


Is Ebola the world’s worst infectious disease threat since AIDS? Comparisons between the two deadly diseases surfaced in the last few months as the Ebola outbreak escalated. Both emerged from Africa and erupted into an international health crisis. And both have been a shocking reminder that mankind’s battle against infectious diseases can take a sudden, terrible turn for the worse. ...

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Obama once opposed Bush on torture, now he’s not sure

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President George W. Bush was long criticized for skirting international law when it came to the torture of enemy combatants.  In 2005, the Bush Administration decided that a treaty ban on “cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment” didn’t apply to the CIA or military prisons overseas.   At the time, President Obama took a stand against the Bush Administration’s interpretation of this ...

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President appoints an “Ebola Czar” and gets criticized for his lack of experience


President Barack Obama is dealing with a lot as our Commander-in-Chief, but there is always more on the horizon.  This month, the Ebola crisis is keeping him busy, and he is stuck with the task of keeping Americans safe and without panic.  The president recently named Ron Klain as his “Ebola Czar,” and the decision is not without controversy.  Klain ...

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Here’s how the NY Times lied to cover up crack being dumped in the black community


With the public in the U.S. and Latin America becoming increasingly skeptical of the war on drugs, key figures in a scandal that once rocked the Central Intelligence Agency are coming forward to tell their stories in a new documentary and in a series of interviews with The Huffington Post. More than 18 years have passed since Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist ...

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