Witness At Ted Cruz Hearing Accuses Congress’ Two Muslim Members Of Muslim Brotherhood Ties

Sam Stein, Huffington Post 06/28/2016 03:40 pm ET In explosive testimony Tuesday, a witness before a Senate panel about Islamic terrorism accused the two Muslim members of Congress of having attended an event organized by the Muslim Brotherhood. The charge was leveled by Chris Gaubatz, a “national security consultant” who

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Proposal That Would Have Kept Harriet Tubman Off $20 Bill Fails

William Petroski, Des Moines Register 3 p.m. EDT June 22, 2016 WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. Steve King introduced an amendment in Congress that would have prevented Harriet Tubman, an abolitionist and supporter of women’s suffrage, from replacing President Andrew Jackson on the $20 bill. However, the House Rules Committee agreed Tuesday night to

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Sale of 1st & Only Black-Owned Public TV Station a Wake-Up Call on Media Diversity

By Wade Henderson/ The Root | 6/15/2016, 10:30 a.m. The possible loss of Howard University’s PBS affiliate could be a tipping point toward the extinction of black-owned broadcast media, but the Federal Communications Commission has no sense of urgency to fix the problem. That’s not hyperbole. For years, the FCC

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It’s Time for White People to Mind Their Own Business

By: Lawrence WarePosted: June 20, 2016 I was an inquisitive child. My grandmother called me nosy, but I like to think I had an insatiable thirst for knowledge. I would often ask questions that were answered with an, “It’s none of your business.” “Why did he never marry?” “It’s none

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Poet Perfectly Breaks Down The Erasure of Black People In U.S. History

Taryn Finley Black Voices Associate Editor, The Huffington Post Poet Clint Smith III takes a critical look at the Founding Fathers’ role in oppressing black people in his latest poem entitled “History Reconsidered.” His piece served as a letter to five of the United States presidents who owned slaves, George Washington,

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