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September 2014

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President Obama at the United Nations

  by Playthell Benjamin In an extraordinary session of the UN Security Council chaired by President Obama, the question of Islamic Jihadist terrorism – specifically the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant aka ISIL…

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September 13, 1971: We Remember

  by Karima Amin Every year in September, the monthly meeting of Prisoners Are People Too, Inc. is devoted to commemorating the Attica Prison Rebellion of 1971, the deadliest prison uprising in US history. Although…

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Ray Rice and Domestic Violence

  by Charles M. Blow The sordid Ray Rice scandal has opened a much-needed dialogue about domestic violence. In February Rice and Janay Palmer, then his fiancée and now his wife, had an altercation at…

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The Need for a Legal Defense Fund

  by Alton H. Maddox, Jr. Tonight, United African Movement, Freedom Party and Freedom Retreat for Boys and Girls will start a two-part series on Eric Garner, including the three books Blacks must read, the…

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Is Obama Drifting Toward War with Russia?

    by Playthell Benjamin Recently President Obama delivered an address on American policy in Eastern Europe as expressed through aims of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization – an American led diplomatic dinosaur that should…