#Audio: Boggs, Lewis + David Scott: NewsOneNow w/ Roland Martin
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#Audio: Boggs, Lewis + David Scott: NewsOneNow w/ Roland Martin

Audio: I was on NewsOneNow on Tuesday, May 20, with Roland Martin talking on the…

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My Brother’s Keeper Language on DOJ Youth Mentoring Grant Vanishes
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My Brother’s Keeper Language on DOJ Youth Mentoring Grant Vanishes

My Brother’s Keeper Intro Vanishes.  This week two important stakeholders in the Black community wrote…

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VA-8: Candidate Lavern Chatman + Oprah Winfrey = Sold Out Event
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VA-8: Candidate Lavern Chatman + Oprah Winfrey = Sold Out Event

‘I came here tonight to support Lavern Chatman’ — Oprah Winfrey In late March, congressional…

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Tuesday: Hastings to Host Breakfast for Black & Jewish Members of Congress
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Tuesday: Hastings to Host Breakfast for Black & Jewish Members of Congress

Hastings to Host Breakfast for Black & Jewish Members of Congress Congressman Alcee L. Hastings…

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183 Acres, 35 Buildings: A #VA HBCU Is Up for Auction
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183 Acres, 35 Buildings: A #VA HBCU Is Up for Auction

Consider a few random budget numbers numbers: $1 billion in “loan guarantees” for Ukraine. (House/Senate…

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What If Blacks Stopped Voting for Politicians Who Support Mandatory Minimums?
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What If Blacks Stopped Voting for Politicians Who Support Mandatory Minimums?

“When we passed the mandatory minimums, the elimination of parole, sentencing guidelines, that was was…

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Judge Strikes Down PA Voter ID Law
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Judge Strikes Down PA Voter ID Law

Today Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court Judge Bernard McGinley’s struck down Pennsylvania’s voter ID law.  The law…

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2.3 Million: Michelle Alexander on Incarceration in America
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2.3 Million: Michelle Alexander on Incarceration in America

Michelle Alexander, who is the author of the renown book The New Jim Crow, talks…

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Good Gov Group Focuses on Rush… and Not in a Good Way
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Good Gov Group Focuses on Rush… and Not in a Good Way

It’s Bobby Rush week at a site called the Better Government Association.  Three stories on…

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Sandy Hook: 25 Reasons We Need to Rethink Guns in America
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Sandy Hook: 25 Reasons We Need to Rethink Guns in America

After 2o children were murdered at Sandy Hook Elementary school one year ago today, many…

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The Most Powerful Man in Housing: Will Watt Shake Up Mortgage World
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The Most Powerful Man in Housing: Will Watt Shake Up Mortgage World

A post at mortgageloan.com outlines what Rep. Mel Watt will have influence over as the…

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Tim Scott: Not Joining Black Caucus
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Tim Scott: Not Joining Black Caucus

In an interview with New One’s Roland Martin, South Carolina Republican Sen. Tim Scott re-repeated…

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Watt Blocked, Wilkins Blocked: Reid Set to Go Nuclear
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Watt Blocked, Wilkins Blocked: Reid Set to Go Nuclear

Word has it that Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid is set to go nuclear regarding…

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5 Great Veterans Day Posts
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5 Great Veterans Day Posts

Here are five great posts from around the world wide web commemorating Veterans Day: 1.…

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