Black Politics

White Employees Suing HBCU For Reverse Discrimination

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April V. Taylor Three former employees of HBCU North Carolina Central University have filed lawsuits accusing prominent Chancellor Debra Saunders-White of widely discriminating against non-Blacks at the school and spending taxpayer money on personal expenses. Two of the plaintiffs are Marianne Murphy, who is a former professor at NCCU’s business school, and Francis Smiht, who is a former director of ...

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Marine prosecuted for putting bible verses on her desktop

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By Michal Ortner Lance Corporal (LCpl) Monifa Sterling was criminally prosecuted at a court-martial for displaying a Bible verse on her desktop while serving at Camp Lejune in North Carolina. While representing herself in court, Sterling referenced her First Amendment right for religious expression and the protection that the Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA) offers her. Both the trial and ...

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YBW’s Ben Dixon explains why Republicans are simply stupid

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This video from Benjamin Dixon tells you everything you need to know about the Republican Party. Well, at least this is his opinion. Ben explains why being a gay republican makes no sense. Why it makes no sense to be a muslim Republican. He also says that he and other free thinkers plan to “rain fire” on the Democrats if ...

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Dr. Cornel West responds to Michael Eric Dyson and it’s interesting

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In an exclusive interview with Laura Flanders of GritTV, Dr. Cornel West finally opens up about Dr. Michael Eric Dyson’s criticism of him in the pages of The New Republic. As Flanders notes, Dyson “tried to school” West on “how to criticize Obama.” When asked by Flanders what was wrong with Dyson’s approach, West replied, “He can have the approach ...

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Ben Carson and MLK appear on a t-shirt together: Should we support that?

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Roosevelt Mitchell III and Benjamin Dixon expound on the question, should black people get mad if they see Dr. King and Dr. Ben Carson on a t-shirt together. Benjamin Dixon is host of the Benjamin Dixon show and is a political analyst who speaks regularly about politics on his show. His response is very interesting and detailed as he plays ...

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Doshon Farad speaks with Roland Martin about Cleveland cop acquittal

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In this interview below, Doshon Farad from Your Black World speaks about the acquittal of Cleveland officer Michael Brelo for the shooting deaths of Timothy Russell and Malissa Williams. Thousands marched and rallied in protest after the acquittal, claiming that this decision by Judge John P. O’Donnell continues a prolonged pattern of racist abuse against the citizens of the city. ...

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8 Ways US Mayors Can Enhance Police Organizations

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A Mayor is a key figure in creating real change to policing a city or community!  It is time to stop the “business as usual” approach to policing not only because of recent police shooting incidents, but because of the new threat as indicated by the FBI Director in a recent US Today article when he stated that the Islamic ...

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Dr Samori Swygert: Politicians should have to take public polygraph tests

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Podcast: Play in new window | Download Politicians are known for lying to the American public. There are some media outlets that try to hold them accountable, but does that actually work? Seriously. If a politician tells you something and knows that they are lying in advance, should that person even be allowed to hold elected office? Dr Samori Swygert ...

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