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Supreme Insult

Posted 06/25/2013

This outrageous ruling puts African Americans, other minorities, the poor and all oppressed groups now at the mercy of state governments, yet again. It’s as if we’re in pre-1965 America.

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Justice Has Prevailed

Posted 06/18/2013

Nobody should be denied the right to vote, or face additional hurdles because of a strategic method to disenfranchise them. Just as no one should be racially profiled, no one should be racially blocked from the voting booth.

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Justice Has Prevailed

Posted 06/18/2013

Nobody should be denied the right to vote, or face additional hurdles because of a strategic method to disenfranchise them. Just as no one should be racially profiled, no one should be racially blocked from the voting booth.

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George Zimmerman Trial: Advocacy and Action Brought Us Here

Posted 06/11/2013

We never rendered our own verdict; we instead urged authorities to follow proper protocol and have Zimmerman arrested, an investigation put into place and a court of law to decide. This week, nearly a year and a half since Trayvon’s death, that day has finally arrived.

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George Zimmerman Trial: Advocacy and Action Brought Us Here

Posted 06/11/2013

We never rendered our own verdict; we instead urged authorities to follow proper protocol and have Zimmerman arrested, an investigation put into place and a court of law to decide. This week, nearly a year and a half since Trayvon’s death, that day has finally arrived.

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Don’t Celebrate Just Yet…

Posted 05/28/2013

Some would like to believe that because we now have a black president, that we no longer have a need to push for civil rights or equality. Nothing could be further from the truth.

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Don’t Celebrate Just Yet…

Posted 05/28/2013

Some would like to believe that because we now have a black president, that we no longer have a need to push for civil rights or equality. Nothing could be further from the truth.

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Jason Collins Is a Hero

Posted 04/30/2013

This is undoubtedly a breakthrough moment in athletics, and another step towards fairness and tolerance in the African-American community. As a civil rights leader who has advocated on behalf of LGBT rights, I can unequivocally say that this is a tremendous moment of encouragement.

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Jason Collins Is a Hero

Posted 04/30/2013

This is undoubtedly a breakthrough moment in athletics, and another step towards fairness and tolerance in the African-American community. As a civil rights leader who has advocated on behalf of LGBT rights, I can unequivocally say that this is a tremendous moment of encouragement.

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