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Slaves to the Partisan Political Rhythm

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By Kameko Thomas, HBCU Buzz Staff Writer During the 2011 political season, in the contest for Louisiana’s House District 3, African American voters were able...

Walking a controversial line: Do black people support Obama because he’s black?

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Surviving slavery, segregation and discrimination has forged a special pride in African-Americans. Now some are saying this hard-earned pride has become prejudice in the...

Supreme Court Case ruling may inspire HBCUs to recruit more black students

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Wednesday’s oral arguments in the Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin case has suggested a notion of potentially overruling the admission policies for...

ELECTION 2012: HBCU leadership is endorsed

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On Thursday, Oct. 18th, One Stop Early Voting begins in North Carolina. That means unless you plan to cast your ballots on Election Day,...

Obama fails to provide aid to victims of Hurricane Isaac, despite 2007 anti-Bush rhetoric...

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President Barack Obama has refused to extend to victims of Hurricane Isaac in Louisiana the same relief he criticized former President George W. Bush...

Rep. Hubbard: ‘Slavery was a blessing for blacks’

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Most of us recognize that the racist climate and sex-based discrimination of the past is exactly that: the past. But there is always that...

Crazy Talk: Slavery Was ‘Blessing in Disguise’

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By Hillary Crosley, The Root According to Republican Rep. Jon Hubbard of Arkansas, African Americans were lucky to have endured slavery, which, he writes, was...

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