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Your Black Politics: Julianne Malveaux Gives Credit to President Obama for His Recent Victory

Your Black Politics: Julianne Malveaux Gives Credit to President Obama for His Recent Victory

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    by Dr. Julianne Malveaux – President, Bennett College for Women I had an elderly relative who used to say, “We have to give due where due is due”. Of course she meant “credit where credit is due”, but she was so old and so engaging, that instead of ever correcting her, I often imitated her mangled remark. I thought of her last week when President Obama, standing firm,…

Dr. Boyce and Yvette Carnell: Air Jordan Mania and Black People – Over the Top?

Dr. Boyce and Yvette Carnell: Air Jordan Mania and Black People – Over the Top?

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    Most of you saw the recent insanity over the release of the new Air Jordans.  When black people are lining up around the block to spend money that they dont’ have on shoes that cost $12 to make, is there a point where we have to stop and say “enough is enough?” In a very candid conversation on the topic, Dr. Boyce Watkins speaks with Your Black World…

Sarah Palin Doesn’t Like the Obama Family Christmas Card

Sarah Palin Doesn’t Like the Obama Family Christmas Card

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Even in Alaska, Sarah Palin’s popularity has plummeted. In October the Wall Street Journal reportedthat the number of people in her home state holding a positive view of Palin had fallen to 29%. Ever since her 2009 resignation from the governorship, halfway through her first term, Palin’s full-time job has been self-promotion. She’s got books, personal appearances and reality TV shows to sell. So the polling collapse is no doubt nerve-racking….

Fox News Calls Pres. Obama a “Skinny Ghetto Crackhead”

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Hold you breath and your nose for this one.  In what might be considered the most insulting and racist language used in the history of cable news, a Fox News commentator said that President Obama looks like a “skinny ghetto crackhead.”  The remarks were made by Brent Bozell, a conservative commentator with the network. The… [Continue Reading on JustKhaotic]        

Does the Plan B Decision Impact Black Girls More than White Ones?

Does the Plan B Decision Impact Black Girls More than White Ones?

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    The Plan B pill is expected to impact black teenagers more than white ones, according to scientists and published reports.  Two weeks ago, the Department of Health and Human Services decided that women under the age of 17 should not be allowed to get the pill without a prescription.The Plan B pill costs $50 and allows the user to stop a pregnancy from occurring within 72 hours of…

Is The Economy Hitting Obama Hard Too? Worries If His Credit Card Will Go Through At Best Buy [VIDEO]

Is The Economy Hitting Obama Hard Too? Worries If His Credit Card Will Go Through At Best Buy [VIDEO]

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“It will be really embarrassing if it doesn’t,” remarked President Obama as he was attempting to pay for some items he bought while Christmas shopping. (at the 2:39 mark in the video) Obama was taking some time out of the Washington bubble and went shopping at a Best Buy store and Petsmart in Alexandria, Virginia. Source.

Donald Trump For President ‘I Would Do Great With African American’ Voters’

Donald Trump For President ‘I Would Do Great With African American’ Voters’

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    Donald Trump, everyone’s favorite reality television star except for the young woman who defecated on Flavor Flav’s floor during Flavor of Love, called in to On The Record to let host Greta Van Susteren know that he’s the best, basically. Trump told Van Susteren that he believes a third party candidate could beat out a Republican candidate and make Barack Obama a one-term president. In fact, he doesn’t…

Get Your Hands Out Of My Pockets: Republicans Reject Extension Of Payroll Tax Cuts

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Your Black Politics reports: The Republicans are at it again. By refusing to extend payroll tax cuts for millions of working-class Americans,  workers will most likely receive a smaller pay-check. After President Barack Obama supported the Senate’s decision to extend the tax-cuts for at least two months, the House dismissed the move as “bad policy,” instead opting for a full-year extension. Accused by Obama of placing party above policy, the…

Yvette Carnell: JC Watts’ Endorsement of Gingrich is Awful Political Calculus

Yvette Carnell: JC Watts’ Endorsement of Gingrich is Awful Political Calculus

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by Yvette Carnell, Your Black Politics     Doing the wrong thing, at the wrong time, for the wrong person requires a particular aptitude for homing in on a coalescing mix of unfortunate events and latching on.  It would seem that few people have a knack for enjoining themselves to such perfect storms the way J.C. Watts does.Just as Newt Gingrich’s numbers begin to bottom out, J.C. Watts pulls up…

Dr. Julianne Malveaux: Robert Champion is a Drum Major for Change

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    by Dr. Julianne Malveaux, President – Bennett College for Women Most parents of college students look forward to December, when their students come home for the holidays.  Some are so excited to see their offspring home that they actually come to their colleges to pick them up.  Others prepare special treats and goodies as an antidote to the oft complained about cafeteria food. Robert and Pam Champion won’t…

obama family vacation costs $4.2 million

Obama Family Vacation is Most Expensive In History: $4.1 Million

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The recent Hawaii vacation taken by President Obama and his family has been officially documented as the most expensive in  history.  The fights alone will cost roughly $3.2 million.   The total tab will run over $4 million. The Airforce says that it costs $181,757 per flight to operate Airforce One.  There is a nine hour flight to Hawaii if you fly direct, which runs $3,271,611 for a round trip….

Your Black Politics: AG Eric Holder Describes Attacks on He and Obama: “We’re Both African American”

Your Black Politics: AG Eric Holder Describes Attacks on He and Obama: “We’re Both African American”

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    Your Black World reports The New York Times has an interview out on Attorney General Eric Holder.  Holder has been the subject of numerous calls by the Right Wing for him to be impeached over a failed program to track guns being shipped to Mexico for drug violence. Some have described Holder as a “partisan lightning rod” due to his position on illegal immigration.  Holder says that conservatives…

robert champions death ruled a homicide

Coroner Rules FAMU Band Member’s Death a Homicide

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Black Like Moi reports. Robert Champion, the former member of the Florida A&M Marching 100 band, has been ruled to have died by homicide.  The medical examiner released the information on Friday afternoon, shortly after the governor of Florida met with James Ammons, President of the university. Orange County officials are saying that Champion died from a  “hemorrhagic shock, due to soft tissue hemorrhage, due to blunt force trauma sustained during…

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Mitt Romney Adopts Slogan Once Used by the Ku Klux Klan

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You can expect the campaign team of Mitt Romney to be doing a tremendous amount of back-pedaling over the next several weeks.  It is being reported by the Huffington Post that Romney’s campaign slogan “Keep America American” was the driving theme of the Ku Klux Klan in the 1920s.  The slogan was the rallying cry for groups seeking to intimidate and terrorize black, Jewish and gay people all throughout the…

A Girl’s Dream Come True:  Obama Girls Sing Christmas Carols with Justin Bieber At Christmas In Washington Concert

A Girl’s Dream Come True: Obama Girls Sing Christmas Carols with Justin Bieber At Christmas In Washington Concert

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    If there was ever a perk to having a President for a father, the Obama girls discovered it yesterday. Forget holidaying in Martha’s Vineyard, trips to Africa, meeting the Muppets or even touring the Harry Potter set – Malia and Sasha Obama’s dreams came true when they met heartthrob Justin Bieber. Becoming the envy of practically every teenage girl and young woman across the world, the girls got…