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Nov 24th

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Inferior Health Care in America: A shameful reality

For all the reasons to fix the health care system, one of the most critical has been overlooked in the national debate: The shameful reality that African-Americans and other minorities often receive less care and inferior care than other Americans - and suffer worse health as a result.
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Now disappearing: Black farmers must be protected

Black farmers in the United States are disappearing. In the 1920s, there were approximately 900,000; today there are only 18,000, accounting for less than 1 percent of America's farmers.
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What Black leader?

Instead of irate demands to correct disparities of America’s discriminatory past, Blacks who have been designated by the mainstream as our “leaders” are caught up in the drama of whether such disparities even exist.
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Increase Africa's AIDS medication funding

The World recently celebrated the 91st birthday of Nelson Mandela , freedom fighter and former President of South Africa. Celebrities came to toast his life and work, starring in concert tributes that paid homage to his legacy. While Mandela is definitely worthy of praise, I’m sure he’d much rather the efforts put into planning the celebrations have been put toward reducing AIDS deaths in sub-Sahara Africa, where his people are suffering greatly.
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Obama Administration must prosecute former President Bush & Former Vice President Cheney

It seems that hardly a week goes by that some major new revelation does not emerge which justifies the arrest and prosecution of former President Bush, former Vice President Cheney and other top officials of the disgraced Bush administration. It is becoming increasingly clear that Bush and Cheney and their sycophants lied, tortured, broke both U.S. and international law and now it seems illegally assassinated people for eight inglorious years.

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Other than that Professor Gates how was the vacation

In the age of Obama, the arrest of a prominent Black Harvard Professor on the steps of his own home was sure to ignite a discussion about the state of race relations in America.
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Thanks for 25 years of service

Has it really been 25 years since the Rev. Jesse Jackson made that powerful and profound speech to the Democratic National Convention? Twenty-five years since our nation stood mesmerized, as the first African American to garner as many votes and have as significant a presence in a major political party’s Presidential race spoke in culmination of his effort and electrified all of us.
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