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Power Wars: Inside Obama’s Post-9/11 Presidency

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Charlie Savage’s penetrating investigation of the Obama presidency and the national security state Barack Obama campaigned on a promise of change from George W. Bush’s “global war on terror.” Yet from indefinite detention and drone strikes to surveillance and military tribunals, Obama ended up continuing-and in some cases expanding-many policies he inherited. What happened? In Power Wars, Charlie Savage looks inside the Obama administration’s national

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#BlackLivesMatter Secret Grand Jury-White Police and Prosecutor-Dead Black Men-No Justice

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Reflections on County Supervisor’s Claim that late Mayor of Jackson Mississippi was Murdered

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#BlackLivesMatter Secret Grand Jury-White Police and Prosecutor-Dead Black Men-No Justice

#BlackLivesMatter Secret Grand Jury-White Police and Prosecutor-Dead Black Men-No Justice

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#BlackLivesMatter Secret Grand Jury-White Police and Prosecutor-Dead Black Men-No Justice

Late this spring, the publisher Spiegel & Grau sent out advance copies of a new book by Ta-Nehisi Coates, a slim volume of 176 pages called Between the World and Me. “Here is what I would like for you to know,” Coates writes in the book, addressed to his 14-year-old son. “In America, it is traditional to destroy the black body — it is heritage.”
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Major Milestones in the African American Struggle for Freedom

Nine people were shot to death at a historic black church in Charleston, South Carolina, on Wednesday night, theCharleston Police Department confirmed at news conference early Thursday.
Calling it “the worst night of my career,” Charleston Police Chief Greg Mullen said a gunman entered the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church during a prayer meeting and opened fire. Eight people were found dead at the scene. Two others were transported to a hospital, where one later died.
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A Personal And Political History Of The Afro

Michigan University professor, Gretchen Spreitzer, talks how to navigate de-energizing relationships in the workplace.
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Reflections on County Supervisor’s Claim that late Mayor of Jackson Mississippi was Murdered

Mississippi’s Hinds County Supervisor, Kenny Stokes says he believes former Jackson mayor, Chokwe Lumumba was killed.
Two days after A Lumumba’s death, the county supervisor publiclyA demanded that doctors carry out a thorough autopsy to determine the cause of his death. Lumumba was an advocate of the creation of anA independent black-majority nationA in the US South. As a political activist,Read more…

#BlackLivesMatter Secret Grand Jury-White Police and Prosecutor-Dead Black Men-No Justice

Move over, Cookie Monster — another Cookie is about to steal the show.
Taraji P. Henson hosted “Saturday Night Live” this weekend and made sure to bring out Cookie Lyon from “Empire” in the best way.
During Cookie’s “Sesame Street” visit on “SNL,” the fiery character got in between Bert and Ernie,didn’t share with Cookie Monster, and brought along her broom.
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