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Faye Anderson

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It's Time to Have a Black Tea Party

(4) Comments | Posted July 20, 2010 | 7:11 AM

At its 101st annual convention, the NAACP adopted a resolution "calling on Tea Party leaders to repudiate those in their ranks who use racist language in their signs and speeches."

NAACP President and CEO Benjamin Jealous and David Webb, a co-founder of Tea Party 365, debated...

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Back to the Future in Education Reform

(2) Comments | Posted June 14, 2010 | 5:55 AM

Back in the day, schoolchildren celebrated the end of the school year by singing, "No more pencils. No more books. No more teachers' dirty looks."

With states and cities threatening layoffs, teachers may soon be giving their principals dirty looks.

The teachers unions and their congressional allies are

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NAACP, Wells Fargo and a Banker's Heart

(1) Comments | Posted May 4, 2010 | 11:53 AM

Outside of Bank of America's former headquarters in San Francisco, there is a sculpture that locals have dubbed a "banker's heart."

The NAACP has come under fire for its "partnership" with...

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Hope and Faith in Obama's America

(1) Comments | Posted January 19, 2010 | 9:10 AM


Wednesday marks the one-year anniversary of Barack Obama's inauguration. While President Obama's approval rating has dropped 20 points among white Americans, polls show his job approval among African Americans is unchanged at 96 percent.

Now, it could be that...

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Obama's Modest Jobs Proposal

(5) Comments | Posted December 15, 2009 | 8:50 AM

President Barack Obama unveiled his jobs package last week. Obama hopes that a stimulus do-over will accelerate job creation and reduce unemployment.

Obama's jobs proposal includes more of the same: more money to the states for fiscal stabilization, more weatherization initiatives, more infrastructure spending. But simply...

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