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By The Dispatch On Monday, September 9th, 2019
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Walter Williams corrects the NY Times on slavery in the US: We are NOT a Democracy

The New York Times has begun a major initiative, the “1619 Project,” to observe the 400th anniversary of the beginning of American slavery. It aims to reframe American history so that slavery and the More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, August 16th, 2019
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Dr Walter E Williams: ‘Black people must ignore the liberal agenda’ on government help

There is discrimination of all sorts, and that includes racial discrimination. Thus, it’s somewhat foolhardy to debate the existence of racial discrimination yesteryear or today. From a policy point of view, More...

By Guest Author On Thursday, July 4th, 2019
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What Can You Do To Stop The Horrible Crime Of Human Trafficking

Human trafficking is one of the worst crimes that is prevalent all across the world. Highest cases of human trafficking happens in the United States and Mexico, followed by the Philippines. This hideous crime is More...

By Butter Bracco On Thursday, May 3rd, 2018
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UNC student Maya Little vandalizes Confederate flag with red paint, does interviews before being arrested

A graduate student at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has been arrested for defacing a Confederate statue on campus with red paint, attempting to signify blood. The campus activist group, Move More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, February 27th, 2018
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Ted Hayes rebukes Trump hates, white guilt and lessons from slavery

Speaking on The Brandon Jones Show, Project 21’s Ted Hayes praised President Trump, denying the narrative of the liberal media and African-American community. “Our country has not been this divided More...

By Butter Bracco On Thursday, February 15th, 2018
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Descendant group attacks Georgetown, Jesuits over historic involvement in slavery, demands cash reconciliation

While Georgetown University and the Jesuits have attempted to make amends for the institution’s involvement in slavery, members of the Descendant community remain unsatisfied, demanding cash. “Following many More...

By Butter Bracco On Tuesday, February 13th, 2018
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Black student Wylliam Smith calls for segregation at University of Iowa

Wylliam Smith begins his call for segregation at the University of Iowa: “Black students need black-only or all-black events in which there are other black men and women as a means to help them feel comfortable. More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Tuesday, February 6th, 2018
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Oklahoma State students demand punishments for the ‘racially insensitive’ and focus on ‘worthy’ blacks

A group of black students, self-proclaimed “The Four Percent,” at Oklahoma State University are demanding students or faculty who are “racially insensitive” be punished and silenced as part More...

By Guest Author On Saturday, January 27th, 2018
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Fast Fashion is Killing the Planet: How You Can Help Make a Difference

The world is a global place, which is why each and every one of us needs to work on becoming global citizens. Global citizens aim for their actions to bring about a positive effect on the community, whether it’s More...

By Butter Bracco On Tuesday, January 9th, 2018
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Notre Dame students, staff rally to get Christopher Columbus paintings removed after being there since 1884

Some students, employees and members of the Notre Dame community are calling for the removal of a series of paintings of Christopher Columbus that have adorned the walls of the university’s main building since More...

By Jinkie Barendse On Monday, February 13th, 2017
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Chris Cuomo now apologizing for equating ‘fake news’ attacks to the use of the N-word

Chris Cuomo goes on apology tour for remarks he was making during his “victim tour” last week when he likened “fake news” insults to the use of the N-word. During a Thursday interview with More...

By Sierra Jones On Thursday, February 9th, 2017
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Hawaii Sen Mazie Hirono compares Trump’s immigration Executive Oder to slavery, Japanese internment

Hawaii Mazie Hirono Senator appeared on MSNBC to discuss the Democratic Party’s decision to obstruct votes on Trump’s cabinet nominees, but offered her take on President Trump’s Executive Order on More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, July 13th, 2016
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Hillary Clinton says Trump threatens democracy, is dangerous and promotes anti-Semitism

During a speech at the Old State House in Springfield, Illinois on Wednesday—the site of Abraham Lincoln’s “House Divided” speech—Hillary Clinton addressed the challenges we face as a nation—including More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, June 20th, 2016
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Hillary Clinton on annivesary of the Emancipation Proclamation, ‘racism is far from over’

Hillary Clinton released the following statement on Juneteenth Independence Day, recognized as the historical end of slavery, and a day of national celebration: Confederate flag cake from a Virginia baker photo/ More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, May 30th, 2016
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Lane Garrison previews ‘Roots’ his role as a Confederate racist, praises cast

The History Channel is bringing back the epic tale of Alex Haley’s Roots with a new, four-night miniseries. Actor Lane Garrison talked with Dispatch Radio about the show and his role as one of the Confederate More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, February 23rd, 2016
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John Qunicy Adams – Amistad Speech February 24, 1841

UPDATE: City honors 175 anniversary of SCOTUS decision: The Amistad case is considered the first civil-rights legal victory in U.S. history. “The captives were always advocating for themselves, not just relying More...

By Laura Jones On Thursday, January 14th, 2016
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Dr Ben Carson vows Roe v Wade battle like Lincoln did with Dred Scott, gender neutral bathrooms are ‘silly’

GOP presidential candidate Ben Carson told EWTN that he would “set up a conflict with the Supreme Court” on abortion reminiscent of how “Abraham Lincoln was willing to engage in confrontation with More...

By Laura Jones On Friday, September 25th, 2015
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Pope Francis evokes MLK, ‘new global forms of slavery’ and immigration topics

TRANSCRIPT VIA TIME: The challenges facing us today call for a renewal of that spirit of cooperation, which has accomplished so much good throughout the history of the United States. The complexity, the gravity More...

By Butter Bracco On Sunday, August 16th, 2015
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Michael Rapaport says Donald Trump has ‘slave owner mentality’

The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore this week included a panel which discussed the 2016 presidential election, taking shots at both Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton in the process. Actor and comedian Michael Rapaport More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, August 6th, 2015
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Rick Santorum on Supreme Court’s gay marriage ruling, ‘not settled’

Former Pennsylvania Senator Rick Santorum compared gay marriage laws to a Supreme Court ruling upholding slavery during a GOP candidate forum Thursday night, saying it wasn’t “settled.” Santorum More...


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