Archive for the ‘Opinion’ Category

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Red Flags Fly High on Obama’s Economic Team, by Earl Ofari Hutchinson

December 2, 2008

earl-ofari-hutchinson-2.jpgTop Obama economic advisor Lawrence Summer is the consummate Wall Street, and yes another Clinton insider. His resume reads like a mini telephone book on the list of posts he’s held in and out of every financial and government monetary agency imaginable.

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How to Avoid Domestic Violence by Daniel Whyte III, Essence National Bestselling Author of Letters to Young Black Men and #1 Amazon.com Bestselling Author of Letters to Young Black Women (African-American Category)

November 20, 2008
Dear Daughters & YBW:
I trust that you are doing well today. I hope that you are growing in the Lord and living a victorious life. Today, I want to write to you about domestic violence and how you can avoid it. 

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“The True Promised Land”: The Issue of Race Pride Completely Misses the Point by Joseph C. Phillips

November 20, 2008

joseph-c-phillips2.jpgIf, as the essayist wrote, ‘irony gives birth to a deeper and less friendly understanding’, then here is a real interesting development for you. In the days following the election of Barack Obama as our nation’s 44th president, my email in box was filled with notes proclaiming “another bold step for black mankind” and asking for my reaction. 

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Is Obama the Antichrist? by Lisa Miller of Newsweek

November 18, 2008

lisa-miller-newsweek.jpgThe winning lottery number in Illinois was 666, which, as everyone knows, is the sign of the Beast. On Nov. 5, Todd Strandberg was at his desk, fielding E-mails from around the world. 

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Obama’s Racial Balancing Act by Earl Ofari Hutchinson

November 18, 2008

earl-ofari-hutchinson-2.jpgPresident elect Barack Obama’s close and long time confidant Valerie Jarrett was emphatic when she told a group of black journalists that Obama would not waver one bit in his commitment to diversity in his administration.

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Obama’s Promise to Pro-Lifers by E.J. Dionne Jr., of The Washington Post

November 14, 2008

ej-dionne.jpgOf course, President-elect Barack Obama’s most urgent task is to repair an ailing economy. But one of his most important promises was to end the cultural and religious wars that have disfigured American politics for four decades.

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Obama and Race

November 11, 2008

barack-obama-history.jpgBarack Obama could not run his campaign for the Presidency based on
political accomplishment or on the heroic service of his youth. His
record was too slight. His Democratic and Republican opponents were
right: he ran largely on language, on the expression of a country’s
potential and the self-expression of a complicated man who could
reflect and lead that country.

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