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African American History Month: Celebrating Two Landmark Anniversaries in American History

In Black History, Politics on February 2, 2013 at 12:42 am

VALERIE JARRETT: African American History Month: Celebrating Two Landmark Anniversaries in American History (The White House Blog)

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Race, politics and the battle to legalize marijuana

In Politics, Race on February 2, 2013 at 12:15 am

DONOVAN X. RAMSEY: Race, politics and the battle to legalize marijuana (theGrio)

Reconstruction and Beyond: The 8 African-American Senators

In Black History, Politics on February 1, 2013 at 11:09 pm

ALISA WIERSEMA: Reconstruction and Beyond: The 8 African-American Senators (ABC News)

Commentary: ‘Obama should address evils affecting African-Americans’

In Opinion, Politics on February 1, 2013 at 11:06 pm

DR. JULIANNE MALVEAUX: Obama should address evils affecting African-Americans (Florida Courier)

Virginia GOP tries to dilute African-American vote

In Politics, Race on January 29, 2013 at 11:30 pm

ART COOK: Virginia GOP tries to dilute African-American vote (peoplesworld)

How Libertarianism Failed African-Americans

In Politics, Viewpoint on January 26, 2013 at 12:51 am

WEEKLY COLUMN: How Libertarianism Failed African-Americans. (ThyBlackMan.com)

Is America really a ‘center-right’ nation?

In Opinion, Politics on January 26, 2013 at 12:00 am

OPINION: Is America really a ‘center-right’ nation? (theGrio)

Will the first black president be our last?

In Politics, Viewpoint on January 24, 2013 at 1:12 am

MARISOL BELLO: Tweet-for-all: Is first black president end of the line? (USAToday.com)

On social media Monday, some people shared a belief that another black president is unlikely or a long way off…

Obama Unveils Sweeping $500 Million Plan to Fight Gun Violence

In Politics on January 18, 2013 at 9:35 pm

UNVEILED: President Obama’s sweeping plan to curb gun violence. (abcnews.com)

VP Ryan ‘A Nightmare’ for the Poor and Minorities

In Politics on August 13, 2012 at 5:23 am

EARL OFARI HUTCHINSON: VP Ryan ‘A Nightmare’ for the poor and minorities.