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Apr 25th

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Have you seen Django Unchained yet?

Have you gone to see Django Unchained yet? Activist Dick Gregory called the current box office smash “brilliant,” while filmmaker Spike Lee said it was “offensive to my ancestors.” All the while, the force behind Django Unchained, Quentin Tarantino, is taking bundles of money to the bank from throngs of Blacks who have attended showings. The movie is pure fantasy and takes privileges with history, but Blacks like it a lot.
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Sensible gun reform advances

Sensible gun reform advancesNo one hunts with an assault rifle. No one needs 10 bullets to kill a deer and too many innocent people have died already. End the madness, now!”
- New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo
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Who are the ‘people’ in ‘we the people?’

Nobody asked me, but even as this administration has ended one war and is winding down another, another war is raging here at home.
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State of equality and justice in America: It is the best of times and the worst of times

State of equality and justice in America: It is the best of times and the worst of timesEditor's Note: "The State of Equality and Justice in America" is part of series of columns written by an all-star list of contributors to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law.
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50 years of moving America toward justice: Reflections on civil rights milestones and struggles

50 years of moving America toward justice: Reflections on civil rights milestones and strugglesFirst op-ed in a 20-part all star series, "The State of Equality and Justice in America"
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RG3 gets down to business

African-American sports pundit, Rob Parker created a clamor and got himself suspended for saying on live television: "My question is … Is he a brother or is he a cornball brother?  He's not real ... He's kinda Black, but he's … off into something else … I keep hearing these things… he has a White fiancé … there’s this talk he's a Republican. ’’
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The power in our words

Recently, I heard a speaker discuss the power of words; our vocabulary, and the things we tell ourselves about our situation, our future and our potential. This speaker concluded that simply by changing what we said we could change our outcomes.
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