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  • Najee Ali and Civil Rights Leaders Call for Leniency Conrad Murray

    Nov 28, 11 by EurPublisher 2 Comments

    *Najee Ali (above) of Project Islamic HOPE and a coalition of black leaders on Tuesday, November 29, 2011 will call on Superior Court Judge Michael Pastor to impose a fair sentence for Dr. Conrad Murray (below) and want to ensure that the defendant be treated equally by the justice system. “We don’t support any so […]

  • Jasmyne A. Cannick: Black Leaders Should Focus Less on Racist Republicans and More on Racist Democrats

    Apr 19, 11 by EurPublisher 5 Comments

    *I really don’t care whether or not Marilyn Davenport resigns from the Orange County Central Committee for emailing a picture of President Barack Obama’s face on the body of a baby chimpanzee. I’m not a Republican, I’m not planning on joining the Republican Party anytime soon, and to be quite honest neither are the majority […]

  • Smiley & Other Blacks Hold Obama’s Feet to the Fire at Chicago Symposium

    Mar 20, 10 by EurPublisher 36 Comments

    *On the eve of a crucial vote in Congress on health care legislation, thousands of African-Americans gathered in Chicago to urge President Barack Obama to pay more attention to blacks. The gathering and panel discussion was organized by television and radio host Tavis Smiley and will be televised on C-SPAN. Among those taking part were […]

  • Obama Meets With Black and Hispanic Leaders

    Mar 12, 10 by EurPublisher 9 Comments

    *President Barack Obama on Thursday faced pressure to help create jobs in African-American communities and deliver an immigration overhaul even as he tried to push healthcare reform across the finish line. Back-to-back White House meetings with representatives from the black and Hispanic communities were evidence of the long list of priorities that challenge Obama and […]

  • NY’s Black Leaders Say Paterson Should Stay In Office

    Mar 5, 10 by EurPublisher 2 Comments

    *Influential black leaders in New York City said Thursday night that they believe Gov. David Paterson should stay in office amid allegations he and his staff interfered in a domestic violence case involving a top governor’s aide. Meeting in a Harlem soul food restaurant that is the center of power for black politics in New […]

  • Audio: Listen As Sparks Fly Between Sharpton & Smiley Over Obama

    Feb 26, 10 by EurPublisher 7 Comments

    *As we reported earlier this week, Tavis Smiley is calling out “Black Leaders” who he says are giving President Obama a pass on the so-called “Black Agenda.” Needless to say, one of those “Black Leaders,” Al Sharpton, is not too thrilled and when Tavis called in to the Rev’s radio show, let’s just say, inspite […]