History: Lani Guinier and the Clintons. I Remember that, and Much More.

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In April 1993, President William Jefferson “Bill” Clinton nominated legal scholar and civil rights attorney Lani Guinier to the position of Assistant Attorney General for the More...

Hillary Clinton & the “Mass Incarceration Machine”: A Debate on Her Support of 1994 Crime Bill

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Hillary Clinton & the “Mass Incarceration Machine:” A Debate on Her Support of 1994 Crime Bill. Michelle Alexander is the author of the critically acclaimed “The More...

2016 Presidential Election Map

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2016 Presidential Election Map Click the map to create your own at 270toWin.com   Read more at 270towin.com  More...

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Free for All: NYPL Enhances Public Domain Collections For Sharing and Reuse

The New York Public Library has made available to the public out-of-copyright materials in NYPL Digital Collections. According to the Library, “No permission required, no More...

Aretha Franklin and CeCe Winans at Kennedy Center Honors 2015

On Tuesday, The Kennedy Center for Performing Arts in Washington, D.C. celebrated the recipients of the 2015 Kennedy Center Honors.  Singer-songwriter Carole King, filmmaker More...

Nation: ‘What Amazon Didn’t Understand About Overwork’

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Via the Nation – “The countries putting in the least time at work are generally the most productive. Greeks work More...

[Must Watch]: City Of Baltimore Has Paid Out $5.7 Million In Police Brutality Settlements Since 2011

Barbara Floyd gazes out her window at the spot on North Montford Avenue where she says a detective ground her face into the concrete in 2009. She reached a $30,000 settlement 2011. (Image via Screengrab)

Special Report by the Baltimore Sun – “The city of Baltimore has paid about $5.7 million since 2011 More...

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The United States 44th President Barack Obama’s final State of the Union address, delivered on Tuesday,...

Sisters 1 Mexico has started counting its Afro-Mexican population

Via Quartz – For the first time ever, people of African descent living in Mexico were...

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Two Bombings in Kano and Yola City, Nigeria This Week. Today, bombs killed 11 people at...

History: Lani Guinier and the Clintons. I Remember that, and Much More.

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In April 1993, President William Jefferson “Bill” Clinton nominated legal scholar and civil rights attorney More...

Fact Sheet: President Bill Clinton’s 1994 Crime Bill

In 1994, President Bill Clinton signed into law the Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act, the toughest crime bill in..

President Barack Obama’s Final State of the Union Address

The United States 44th President Barack Obama’s final State of the Union address, delivered on Tuesday, January 12, 2016. Mr. Speaker,..

An Alternative to the Holiday Binge

The Winter Solstice is the best time to be still and connect with the truest part of yourself.

The Power of the Winter Solstice The Winter Solstice is the best time to be still and connect with the truest More...

Thanksgiving and Color

Thanksgiving offers us a beautiful time to live in a dynamic field of gratitude. Who and what are you grateful for?..

Traditional, American-style evangelicalism needs to be born again

By Fredrick Robinson Putting pressure on poor and marginalized people —as traditional, American-style does— to just work harder, practice respectability, pray,..
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