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Fannie Lou Hamer’s speech at the 1964 DNC

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  Fannie Lou Hamer speaking at the 1964 Democratic National Convention about the Land of the Thief, Home of the Slave! [leadplayer_vid id=”5332007058637″]

Alfre Woodard Will Be Playing The President Of The United States

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By: Stephanie Allen-Gobert Hot off her supporting and star stellar role in 12 Years a Slave, Alfre Woodward has been tapped to play the president of the United States opposite Katherine Heigl in an upcoming NBC drama State of Affairs. According to thegrio.com, Woodward will play President Roberta Payton and Heigl will star as her late son’s ex-girlfriend Charleston “Charlie” Whitney Tucker. The drama described as Scandal meets The West Wing,…

U.S. Representative Yvette Clarke Makes Gaffe On The Colbert Show Oberlin College

U.S. Rep.Yvette Clark Believes She Would’ve Been A Slave In 1898

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U.S. Representative Yvette Clarke made a recent appearance on satirical political talk show “The Colbert Report” on Tuesday. During her visit, host Stephen Colbert jested that her borough, Brooklyn, shouldn’t have joined with New York City in 1898. He continued to say he’d go back in time to correct the decision; he then asked Rep. Clarke what she would change. Clarke said she would demand to be set free from slavery, with…

Former President Bill Clinton Allegedly Slammed President Obama In Racist Remarks

Former President Bill Clinton Allegedly Slams President Obama In Racist Remarks

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Reports are claiming that former President Bill Clinton made insensitive remarks about then-Senator Barack Obama during the 2008 Presidential Campaign. Clinton allegedly made the insensitive remark to Senator Ted Kennedy in 2008, while trying to convince him to endorse Hillary for the Democratic nomination, according to the New Yorker. Allegedly he said: “A few years ago, this guy would have been carrying our bags.” Clinton and President Obama are said to…