Category Archive: Obama administration

Sep 18 2013

The War Against Black Children

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  By Sikivu Hutchinson In a predominantly Black South L.A. continuation school class packed with eleventh and twelfth grade girls, only half want to go to college, few can name role models of color and virtually none have been exposed to literature by women of color.  Demonized as the most expendable of the expendable, Black …

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May 25 2012

Shift in Black American opinion on gay marriage?

By Frederick Sparks After President Obama expressed personal support for marriage equality, pundits wasted no time pondering the effects on the upcoming presidential election, including whether or not the president’s “evolved” position would alienate African-Americans, the President’s most loyal voting bloc. And indeed there has been negative reaction from the black clergy.   Maryland based anti-gay preacher Harry Jackson …

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Sep 08 2010

Oratory of Division: A Humanist Response

From The New Humanism Magazine By Sikivu Hutchinson Newt Gingrich’s new book, To Save America: Stopping Obama’s Secular-Socialist Machine, has harsh words for nonbelievers—or at least those who in his view are complicit with the president in a “secular-socialist” conspiracy that imperils the nation’s survival. Since the election of Barack Obama in 2008, conservatives have …

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