Alabama Proves Voter ID Laws Are Racist

  Alabama Proves Voter ID Laws Are Racist – Political Moll >by: Matthew Jensen |October 2, 2015 9:27 am |RePost: 10/25/2015 7:31:40 AM| Before gutting the Voting Rights Act, Chief Justice John Roberts asked if “the citizens of the South are more racist than the citizens of the North?” It didn’t take that long for him to get his answer. In 2013, the Supreme Court struck down key provisions of […]

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NC voter ID challenge, Judge refuses to dismiss

Judge refuses to dismiss NC voter ID challenge | The Charlotte Observer >by: Anne Blythe|10/23/2015 |RePost: 10/25/2015 4:06:21 AM| WINSTON-SALEM A federal judge on Friday refused a request from state lawmakers to dismiss a challenge to the N.C. voter ID law. U.S. District Judge Thomas Schroeder set the issue for a trial, tentatively in January. Attorneys for state lawmakers argued that a 2015 change to the ID provision of an […]

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In Alabama, Clinton goes after Republicans on voting rights

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton spoke Saturday during a meeting of the Alabama Democratic Conference in Hoover, Ala.

In Alabama, Clinton goes after Republicans on voting rights – The Boston Globe   >by: Bill Barrow Associated Press  10/17/2015 | RePost: 10/18/2015 3:19:19 AM| HOOVER, Ala. — Near the heart of the civil rights movement, presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton rallied black Alabama Democrats on Saturday with a pledge to champion voting rights and accusations that Republicans are dismantling generations of racial progress. Clinton criticized Alabama’s Republican governor, Robert Bentley, […]

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“Why America’s Emblems of Hate Matters” – it’s embarrassing

The "Ride for Pride" event in Brandon, Hillsborough County, June 26, 2015.

Why America’s Emblems of Hate Matter — and Their Disappearance Should Be Celebrated | Alternet >by: Brittney Cooper / Salon | 07/1/2015 | Noteworthy RePost: 07/03/2015 3:45:01 AM | Many have second-guessed the latest campaign against Confederate imagery. These critics miss the point. When I was sixteen years old, my high school debate partner and I found ourselves in an Effingham, Illinois, convenience store, very late one night, buying a […]

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Banks hope to benefit from high court ruling on discrimination

The Supreme Court stands in Washington May 18, 2015

Banks hope to benefit from high court ruling on discrimination | Reuters >by: Lawrence Hurley |Fri May 22, 2015 10:21am EDT| 05/26/2015 6:20:04 AM | [Washington] If the state of Texas prevails in a civil rights case about to be decided by the U.S. Supreme Court, landlords and developers will have an easier time defending themselves in housing discrimination lawsuits. But the biggest beneficiary of a win for Texas could […]

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Obama Chess Master – Huge Right Wing analysis fail

Obama: Putin is no chess master

Obama chess master – Huge Right Wing analysis fail (VIDEO)  >by Egberto Willies |12/24/2014 | RePost: 12/28/2014 7:03:15 AM| President Obama’s policy successes are bound to give the Right Wing heartburn especially given all the recent good news. The President has been touting his economic and other policy successes recently. Last quarter’s GDP came in much above expectations, the highest in over a decade. Does anyone remember the hyperventilation on […]

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McCulloch, “Prosecutor” Admits “Witnesses” Lied (VIDEO)

Bob McCulloch joins The McGraw Show

McCulloch, Michael Brown Grand Jury “Prosecutor” Admits “Witnesses” Lied or Were Not There (VIDEO) | girl du jour Local radio channel KTRS 550, interviews Robert (Bob) McCulloch – >by: Author girl du jour |12/19/2014 | RePost: 12/21/2014 5:53:48 AM | Robert McCulloch who is supposed to be the prosecutor for Saint Louis County, and for the Michael Brown shooting, turned out to be a defense attorney for shooter Darren Wilson. […]

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Why Ferguson is so mad at prosecutor Bob McCulloch

St. Louis County Prosecutor Robert McCulloch announces the grand jury's decision not to indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson in the Aug. 9 shooting of Michael Brown, an unarmed black 18-year old, on Monday, Nov. 24, 2014

Why Ferguson is so mad at prosecutor Bob McCulloch – Yahoo News The lawyer’s rambling remarks on Monday night aren’t the real problem. It’s his controversial past. >by: Andrew Romano |11/25/2014 4:26 PM | RePost: 11/28/2014 4:08:18 AM|  When St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney Bob McCulloch took to the podium late Monday night to announce the grand jury’s decision on the controversial death of Ferguson, Mo., teenager Michael Brown, he […]

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Obama’s next attorney general nominate Loretta Lynch

Loretta Lynch, United States Attorney for the Eastern District of New York, speaks at a press conference on April 28, 2014

Obama to nominate Loretta Lynch for next attorney general | MSNBC >by Irin Carmon| 11/07/14 01:12 PM—Updated 11/08/14 02:44 PM |RePost 11/09/2014 3:25:37 AM| President Obama will nominate Loretta Lynch, the U.S. attorney in Brooklyn, for attorney general to succeed Eric Holder, the White House said Friday evening. If confirmed by the Senate, the low-profile but widely acclaimed prosecutor would be the first black woman to hold the position. RELATED: […]

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Landrieu on Obama: South Not Always ‘Friendliest Place for African-Americans’

Landrieu on Obama: South Not Always ‘Friendliest Place for African-Americans or Women’ – NBC News >by: Chuck Todd and Carrie Dann |10/31/2014 | RePost 11/03/2014 1:45:38 PM | Louisiana Democrat Sen. Mary Landrieu said Thursday that the issue of race is a major reason that President Barack Obama has struggled politically in Southern states. “I’ll be very, very honest with you. The South has not always been the friendliest place for African-Americans,” Landrieu […]

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