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Michelle Obama: The New Face of Haiti?

January 21, 2010 by  
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Tweet ( Haiti will need help long after the television cameras have focused their attention elsewhere. But there’s one person who can keep the Caribbean nation in the spotlight. As international aid pours in to provide relief from the devastating earthquake that rocked Haiti, development workers and NGO professionals are beginning to fear what will […]

The Bridge: Top Ten Idiotic Statements…

January 21, 2010 by  
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Tweet ( Funny, but Americans give automatic credibility to almost any statement that is made on the news and automatic credibility to the people making the statements. But one would think that after eight years of a lying moron in the White House that the American people would take a closer listen and a closer […]

Why Obama can’t ‘do enough’ for black America…

January 20, 2010 by  
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Tweet ( As we hit the one-year anniversary of President Barack Obama’s inauguration, a growing chorus of critics argue that the Obama administration isn’t doing enough for black Americans. Leading members of the Congressional Black Caucus criticized the Obama administration for not specifically targeting black America’s unemployment rate in its economic recovery agenda. Actor Danny […]

From King to Obama: Perceptions of progress in the black community…

January 19, 2010 by  
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Tweet ( Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., and his wife, Coretta Scott King, lead off the final lap to the state capitol at Montgomery, Ala., on March 25, 1965. Thousands of civil rights marchers joined in the walk, which began in Selma, Ala., on March 21, demanding voter registration rights for blacks. Rev. D.F. Reese, […]

Hate Has No Expiration Date: Reflections On The Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday‏…

January 18, 2010 by  
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Tweet ( …the smell of burnt gunpowder and wet cotton, the taste of cold fried chicken and cheap lipstick, the sounds of grown men weeping, of heavy wood hitting dark flesh, of rifles cocking and dogs snarling, tired bodies jumbled together in church buses and auto caravans, always dressed in their best clothes… For a […]

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