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Obama Takes Heat for the Morning After Pill Decision

Obama Takes Heat for the Morning After Pill Decision

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    President Barack Obama said Thursday it was just common sense to keep girls under the age of 17 from being able to buy a morning-after contraceptive pill off a drugstore shelf. Citing his own two daughters, Obama said: “I think most parents would probably feel the same way.” Plenty of pediatric leaders and women’s advocacy groups did not, as reaction flowed in to the administration’s decision to prevent…

Dr. Boyce: Newt Gingrich Calls Obama “The Best Food Stamp President in History”

Dr. Boyce: Newt Gingrich Calls Obama “The Best Food Stamp President in History”

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    by Dr. Boyce Watkins – Your Black World, Scholarship in Action Republican Presidential Candidate Newt Gingrich has some interesting views on both President Obama and the food stamp program.  First, Gingrich believes that President Obama is the “best food stamp president in history,” since, according to Newt, there are 47 million Americans on food stamps.  Secondly, Gingrich seems to think that you can use food stamps to pay…

Dr. Boyce: What Malcolm and Martin Would Say About the Black Unemployment Problem

Dr. Boyce: What Malcolm and Martin Would Say About the Black Unemployment Problem

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    Hello everyone, In case you aren’t aware, there continue to be disturbing trends in the unemployment data.  You may have heard in the media that the unemployment numbers last month were optimistic, but that was not true for the African American community.  According to data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, unemployment declined for every demographic within the white community, but it actually increased for every measured group…