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ACTION ALERT: NAACP Urges US Congress to Impeach Donald Trump
August 20, 2019
The delegates to the NAACP National Annual Convention voted unanimously on July 22, 2019, to support an emergency resolution calling for impeachment proceedings against President Donald J. ... read more »
Israel bars US congresswomen – with a nudge from Trump
August 16, 2019
With a push from President Donald Trump, Israel on Thursday barred two Muslim-American congresswomen from entering the country for a visit, an extraordinary step bringing the longtime U.S. ally into Trump’s domestic fight against political rivals at home. ... read more »
Undiscussed Dimensions of Mass Killings: Transforming A Profoundly Sick Society
August 15, 2019
The recent open admission and general concession that the pretending president is a racist came with much reluctance and continuing reservation. For even with all his mean-spirited and harmful practices, and his garbage pitching and peddling, Trump is seen as serving White, corporate and Christian right-wing interests. Indeed, he is protected and promoted as the biblical King Cyrus, vice-ridden and vulgarly flawed but useful. Also, by some millenary evangelicals, he is seen as a god-sent biblical-like savior in a time of trouble and coming chaos. And for others, he represents a breath of strangely invigorating stale air reeking with the stench of an unadorned and undisguised racism, so cherished and championed by White supremacists. ... read more »
Communities of Color Targeted in 2 Mass Shootings in Less than 24 Hours
August 4, 2019
AP News -Two mass shootings at crowded public places in Texas and Ohio claimed at least 29 lives in less than 24 hours and left scores of people wounded, ... read more »
Black and Brown Communities Targeted by White Supremacist over the Weekend, as Donald Trump Continues to Dog Whistle
August 4, 2019
Donald Trump at a MAGA rally. Scott Olson (AP) — As the nation reeled from two mass shootings in less than a day, President Donald Trump spent the first hours after the tragedies out of sight at his New Jersey golf course, ... read more »
Donald Trump Rhetoric Fuels Tragic Mass Shootings, White Domestic Terrorism on a Rapid Rise
August 4, 2019
Two mass shootings at crowded public places in Texas and Ohio in less than 24 hours claimed at least 29 lives and left scores injured, a shocking carnage even in a country accustomed to gun violence. ... read more »
Governor Newson Signs Bill on Presidential Tax Returns
July 30, 2019
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California’s Democratic governor signed a law Tuesday requiring presidential candidates to release their tax returns to appear on the state’s primary ballot, ... read more »
Trump Attacks Cummings After Committee Cummings Chairs Approves Subpoena to White House, for Emails Sent on Personal Accounts in Violation of Federal Law
July 29, 2019
Courtesy photo Chairman Elijah E. Cummings Washington, D.C. (July, 25, 2019)—The Committee on Oversight and Reform voted 23 to 16 to authorize Chairman Elijah E. Cummings to subpoena emails and texts sent to or from White House officials on their personal accounts relating to official business in violation of federal law and the White House’s own records policy—documents and information that have been withheld for months. ... read more »
Attendees Reflect on Biden’s Breakfast Meeting at Dulan’s
July 25, 2019
At a breakfast gathering held at Dulan’s On Crenshaw soul food restaurant, Biden greeted, chatted and donned an apron and hat to serve meals to more than 60 people who attended the event on iconic Crenshaw Blvd., in South Los Angeles.  He outlined his reasons for running, saying that he wants “to restore the soul of the country,” and he also took time to take a shot at President Donald Trump, referring to Trump’s recent Twitter comments, which disparaged four Democratic congresswomen and stated that they should  “go back and help fix the totally broken and crime-infested places from which they came.”  ... read more »
Black Voters Say They Won’t Forget Trump’s Racist Tweets
July 23, 2019
Courtesy photo DETROIT (AP) — Robin D. Stephens lived through Jim Crow and thought the worst days of racism were behind her. Then President Donald Trump told four American congresswomen of color to “go back” to where they came from. ... read more »
NAACP Calls for the House of Representatives to Begin Impeachment Proceedings Against Trump
July 23, 2019
DETROIT – During rousing remarks from Rep. Al Green (D-TX), the NAACP national delegation voted on a resolution for the U.S. House of Representatives to initiate Articles of Impeachment for Donald J. ... read more »
WATCH LIVE: Robert Mueller Testifies on His Report, Trump and Russia
July 23, 2019
Need a master class on the Mueller report before Rober Mueller testifies to Congress on Wednesday? Join PBS NewsHour correspondent and producer William Brangham, senior broadcast producer Mike Melia and politics reporter Daniel Bush as they answer questions and walk viewers through the components of the Russia investigation and Mueller’s findings on July 24. ... read more / watch video »
U.S. House Votes to Condemn President Trump’s Use of Social Media to Spread Racist Messages
July 19, 2019
“Some of us have been victims of the stain, the pain, the hurt of racism. In the 50s and during the 60s, segregationists told us to go back when we protested for our rights. They told ministers, priests, rabbis, and nuns to go back. The told innocent, little children seeking just equal education to go back,” said civil rights legend and Georgia Congressman John Lewis on the House floor during debate.  ... read more »
Trump Attacks Congresswomen of Color with Dangerous Racist Tweets
July 15, 2019
  WASHINGTON (AP) — Injecting race into his criticism of liberal Democrats, President Donald Trump said four congresswomen of color should go back to the “broken and crime infested” countries they came from, ... read more »
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