Politics

Dr. Samori Swygert: Where are officer Darren Wilson’s toxicology results?

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By: Dr. Samori Swygert What are the toxicology report findings of police officer Darren Wilson?  Was a toxicology screening performed on police officer Darren Wilson? These are the pertinent questions that should also be posed.  The authorities and forensic examiners have expedited the toxicology screen of police shooting victim, Michael Brown.  These findings will definitely contribute to character profile of ... Read More »

Dr Samori Swygert: President Obama’s “calm reflection” pacifies community outcries

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By: Dr. Samori Swygert Why does President Obama address the African American community with pacifist verbiage? Okay, I probably just pissed off some of you, and in the same breath, I also validated and endorsed the feelings of other African Americans. We’ll talk about it. President Obama’s response to the George Zimmerman verdict- “calm reflection” Below is the White House ... Read More »

President Obama, Joe Biden Announce $600M In Job Grants

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By Dr. Sinclair Grey III There’s some good news for employers, employees, and potential employees. On Wednesday, President Obama announced a $600 million grant that will help spur job creation, training, and apprenticeship programs. In reaction to what many business owners have complained about – the lack of training and/or expertise in a given field, the Obama administration listened and ... Read More »

A 2004 investigative report shows that Al Sharpton was financed by the GOP

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Roger Stone, the longtime Republican dirty-tricks operative who led the mob that shut down the Miami-Dade County recount and helped make George W. Bush president in 2000, is financing, staffing, and orchestrating the presidential campaign of Reverend Al Sharpton. Though Stone and Sharpton have tried to reduce their alliance to a curiosity, suggesting that all they do is talk occasionally, ... Read More »

8 Words Politicians Use To Show They Don’t Like Black People

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By Dr. Sinclair Grey III We all know that people use code words to describe a feeling and/or action. It’s done within families, communities, and yes, even politics. Many politicians like to use certain words to refer to people, communities, and behaviors. At the CPAC conference held at the National Harbor, MD, Rep, Paul Ryan hinted to the fact that ... Read More »

Will Chokwe Antar Lumumba Be Convinced To Run For His Deceased Father’s Mayoral Seat?

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By Andrew Scot Bolsinger Jackson, Mississippi lost its mayor in February when Chokwe Lumumba died suddenly after experiencing chest pains. Now as the city looks to fill his shoes, the spotlight has turned to Lumumba’s son, Chokwe Antar. Acting Mayor Charles Tillman was among the mourners who eulogized the civil rights activist turned politician last week. But a new push ... Read More »

Black Children More Likely To Go Back To Hospital For Asthma

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By Carolyn Hall According to recent health studies, the interplay between poverty/lack and chaotic social environments can adversely affect the well being of young Blacks. In particular, the two have been cited as a major cause of high asthma rates among the Black urban demographic. In fact, these same studies suggest that a lack of finances and negative societal factors ... Read More »

More Confusing Hangups With Obamacare

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By Dr. Sinclair Grey III It sounded like something easy to comprehend. With all of the benefits jotted down by President Obama and his administration, you would think that Obamacare wouldn’t face too many hurdles. Well, at least once it became implemented. However, that isn’t the case. The Obama administration will be delaying the enforcement of a provision of the ... Read More »