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Symone Sanders Challenges Individuals to Use and Activate Everyday Spaces to Make Change

NNPA NEWSWIRE — Awarded with the auspicious “Impact Leader Award,” an honor, which recognizes individuals committed to public service in spite of tremendous personal risk, Symone Sanders, a CNN Political Commentator and the former National Press Secretary for Democratic Presidential Candidate Bernie Sanders, spoke candidly during a fireside chat at the 46th Annual Whitney M. Young Memorial Gala. […read more]

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‘Dark Money’: ALEC Wants Image Makeover

(Politico) – The Koch brothers-backed group that helped launch the push for voter ID laws and “stand your ground” statutes has a new project: defending the anonymous “dark money” in politics. The American Legislative Exchange Council, composed of conservative state lawmakers and corporations, devoted part Read More

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Op-Ed

Black Voters are not Apathetic

By Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr. NNPA Columnist The 2014 election year should be a voting “payback” year for Black America. Elected officials and politicians across America who have voted and acted against the economic, political and social interests of the Black American community should be Read More

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Op-Ed

Look Who’s ‘Lazy’ and ‘Crazy’

By Julianne Malveaux NNPA Columnist Voter suppression is alive and well, especially in the state of North Carolina, where a Republican official, Don Yelton, proved himself to be at best intellectually limited, and at worse, downright crazy. While discussing North Carolina’s new voter ID law, Read More