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Pro-Obama Super PAC, 1911 United, Seeks to Change the Culture of Black Political Engagement

(0) Comments | Posted March 15, 2012 | 11:01 AM

A Super PAC, founded by members of two historically black college fraternities, Kappa Alpha Psi and Omega Psi Phi, pledges to raise $1.5 million dollars to support President Obama's re-election.

1911 United seeks to achieve its goal through a Comprehensive Voter Empowerment Program (CVEP) that trains volunteers in...

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Herman Cain, Tavis Smiley & Cornel West: Black Sheep or Wolves in Black Sheep's Clothing?

(81) Comments | Posted October 19, 2011 | 7:58 PM

For many black voters selecting a candidate for President during the 2008 election was a simple choice between a 70-year-old man who represented a Republican establishment that traditionally supported policies not in the interest of their community, or a fresh-faced, charismatic black Senator from Illinois whose candidacy appeared to be...

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D.C.'s Ward 5 Is Setting the Stage for Political Drama

(0) Comments | Posted October 5, 2011 | 3:51 PM

For Washingtonians it is not out of the ordinary to watch the local news, open a newspaper, or read their favorite blog to see a story about one of our local politicians involved in some unethical behavior.

An election for chairman of the Ward 5 Democratic Committee Monday may have...

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