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Why We Need to #Fix96 for the Future of Immigration Reform

Steven Choi | Posted 10.25.2016 | Politics
Steven Choi

When Carmen fled Honduras with her nine year old daughter Patricia [names changed to protect identity] because gang members were threatening to rape t...

'I Gave You Power': Nas' Plea For Gun Control Still Remains Relevant

Timothy Cooper | Posted 09.28.2016 | Black Voices
Timothy Cooper

The world has changed immensely since the release of "I Gave You Power," but the issue of gun violence in America has, more or less, remained the same. Aside from being a baronial and complex story, Nas' song was a forewarning of what was to come.

Asked and Answered: How the Universe Provided My Dream Guy

TueNight | Posted 03.26.2017 | Women
TueNight

For TueNight.com by Annette Earling (Photo credit: Stocksy.com) January's East Coast blizzard, now manifested in little more than a few snow piles ...

Bill Clinton's 1996 Speech On Church Attacks Shows Nothing Has Changed

The Huffington Post | Taryn Finley | Posted 06.19.2015 | Black Voices

The names of the nine black Americans killed at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church were added to a long, under-recognized history of events of...

Could Gingrich's SC Win Be a Pyrrhic Victory? Ask Bill Clinton

Fred Bauer | Posted 03.23.2012 | Politics
Fred Bauer

Cunningly, Gingrich was able to change the narrative in South Carolina by making it about him. If, however, a general election between Gingrich and Obama becomes a referendum on Gingrich, the former Speaker probably loses.

Historical Context Missing From Debt Ceiling Reporting

Chris Weigant | Posted 09.13.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Back in 1995 and 1996, a government shutdown actually happened -- twice. The debt ceiling was not raised, but the country did not default. President Clinton actively used his veto pen, as the Republicans sent him bills that they knew he would not sign.