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Americans that are black – from my master to my leader

By John Skippings From Caribbean News Now Back in the days of slavery, blacks were controlled by [slave] masters. Today, in the most modern of times, they have leaders. And while it would be unfair to compare one with the…

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Clarke: Justice Scalia’s remarks deeply troubling

By Nelson A. King From Caribbean Life Brooklyn Congresswoman Yvette D. Clarke says she’s “deeply troubled” by remarks made by U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia during the oral argument for Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin, “which could…

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US president targets hedge funds in personal remarks on poverty, race

From The Daily Herald WASHINGTON–President Barack Obama addressed U.S. struggles with class and race in personal terms on Tuesday and renewed his call to close tax loopholes enjoyed by wealthy hedge fund managers as a way to reduce poverty among…

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51 years later Dr King’s dream remains unfulfilled

By Sir Ronald Sanders From Caribbean360 BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Thursday August 28, 2014 – I write this commentary on August 28, 2014 – fifty-one years after the Reverend Dr Martin Luther King Jr made his famous speech, “I have a dream”…

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Labor group withdraws UNCF support over Koch gift

By Freddie Allen NNPA Washington Correspondent From Black Voice News WASHINGTON (NNPA) – Lee Saunders, president of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, has discontinued supplying scholarships to the United Negro College Fund because it accepted a…