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  • Turner’s Two Cents: Obama Did Not Call Immigrants Gangbangers

    Jul 7, 15 by Cameron Turner 1 Comment

    *Conservative pundits are outraged because the critics who slammed Donald Trump for his comments about immigrants who enter the US through Mexico let President Obama slide for using the term “gangbangers” while discussing illegal immigration. To the right wing this alleged double standard is another example of anti-conservative bias by the so-called “liberal mainstream media.” […]

  • Cameron Turner: More White Folks Need to Listen To Us

    Jun 29, 15 by EurPublisher 1 Comment

    *It is wonderful that so many white conservatives are calling for South Carolina to take down the Confederate flag from state government property.  But, it’s shameful that it took the slaughter of nine black Americans by a soulless white supremacist during a church Bible study to force widespread white support for removing the Stars and […]

  • Turner’s Two Cents: Selma Legacy – March On Ballot Boxes! (Watch)

    Jan 19, 15 by Cameron Turner Leave a comment

    *The epilogue to Ava DuVernay’s stirring, Academy Award-nominated movie Selma reminds us of what became of the heroes and villains of the wrenching 1965 voting rights struggle.  Andrew Young, one of Dr. King’s leading lieutenants, became US ambassador to the United Nations and two-term mayor of Atlanta.  John Lewis embarked upon his longrunning service in […]

  • Turner’s Two Cents: Brown, Mendez and the Education Obligation (Watch)

    Aug 30, 14 by EurPublisher Leave a comment

    *As young people return to school across the nation, it’s worthwhile to remember that, for children of color, education is not only the best opportunity for personal growth and career readiness – education is also an obligation we have to those who came before us. “We conclude that in the field of public education the […]

  • Turner’s Two Cents: The Battle for the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Watch)

    Jul 2, 14 by Cameron Turner Leave a comment

    *“We will resist to the bitter end any measure or any movement which would have a tendency to bring about social equality and intermingling and amalgamation of the races in our states.” With that racist pronouncement, Sen. Richard Russell of Georgia declared war on the federal civil rights bill that reached the Senate in the […]

  • Cameron Turner: Thank You, Donald Sterling (Watch)

    Apr 29, 14 by Cameron Turner 7 Comments

    Dear Mr. Sterling, Thank you for telling the truth of your feelings.  By dropping your guard and uttering those disgusting, infuriating, unabashedly bigoted remarks in that phone conversation with your girlfriend, Vanessa Stiviano, you validated those of us who have been warning the nation that racism, while in public retreat, is still alive and well […]