Tag Archives: President Obama

  • Activist Carl Dix: Obama ‘Not Trying to Further’ Black Lives Movement (WATCH)

    Aug 23, 15 by Ny MaGee 17 Comments

    *Carl Dix is a co-initiator of the Stop Mass Incarceration Network and a representative of the Revolutionary Communist Party. He’s also a Black Lives Matter organizer and a central voice in the campaign to end NYPD’s racially motivated “Stop and Frisk” program. Back in April, Carl posted an empowering statement addressing police brutality and racial […]

  • Donald Trump: Obama Blew it for Future Black President Hopefuls

    Aug 4, 15 by EurPublisher 7 Comments

    *If you missed it, this past Sunday Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump told ABC News the US won’t see another black president for who-knows-when because President Barack Obama “set a very poor standard.” Let’s not forget that he jumped on the whole birther movement and relentlessly questioned whether Obama was born in the United States. Trump, […]

  • President Obama Took Another Big Step Toward Ending Grotesque Drug Sentencing Laws

    Jul 15, 15 by EurPublisher 2 Comments

    *A week before Christmas in 2013, President Obama sent a modest shot across the bow of the harmful, wasteful, and grotesquely racially biased drug sentencing laws when he granted clemency to eight, mostly low-level drug offenders. Obama essentially followed a lead that then Attorney General Eric Holder took when he virtually ordered US attorneys to […]

  • Pres. Obama Headed to Federal Prison…for HBO’s ‘VICE’

    Jul 10, 15 by EURPublisher01 1 Comment

    *Last month, President Obama said criminal justice reform would be one of his priorities during the remainder of his presidency. Next week, he’ll visit a federal prison as part of that promise. The White House today announced the Commander In Chief will make his first visit as president to a federal prison for an upcoming […]

  • 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.” […]

  • Steven Ivory: Obama—‘60s Pride in the 21st Century

    Jun 30, 15 by blueolive Leave a comment

    *When I was a child in the early ‘60s, on any given evening between, say, 7 and 9 PM, our phone might ring.  One of us kids would answer.  Mama could answer, or, if he wasn’t stretched out on the couch in his boxers and sleeveless undershirt, Daddy. Out of the receiver would come the […]