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A season like no other at Grambling State University comes to a merciful end Saturday when the Tigers face their biggest rival in the annual Bayou Classic at the Louisiana Superdome.
Appearing on CNN's "State of the Union" on Sunday morning, Sen. Rand Paul told reporter Candy Crowley that he has been, and always will be, a member of the Republican Party.
Today, the United States incarcerates more people than any other country in the world, and the racial disparity in arrest rates has been absolutely devastating to the black community.
President Obama, speaking on Tuesday about the fictionalized movie version of a black man who worked for decades in the White House titled "The Butler," had only words of praise for "my girl" Oprah Winfrey, who played a leading role.
Standing on the spot where the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. famously urged Americans not to judge one another by the color of their skin, President Obama said Wednesday that Americans must use the example of the civil rights marchers of 50 years ago to press for his brand of economic justice for the middle class.
The state of Texas has a long and painful history of voter discrimination and intimidation dating back to the Reconstruction era. In the 1860s, Texas Gov. James Throckmorton refused to ratify the 14th Amendment of the U.S. Constitution. By refusing to support the amendment, which granted citizenship and equal protection under the laws to black Americans, Throckmorton was ordered to be removed from office by the federal government.
Liberals are aghast at the Supreme Court ruling last week that struck down a key provision of the Voting Rights Act. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg denounced the decision for its "hubris."
Cornel West praised the Supreme Court's ruling last week on gay marriage, but lamented that "we black folk are just being pushed to the back of the bus in terms of our visibility."
The Supreme Court realized Tuesday that a past wrong can't be cured by introducing another wrong, and struck down the key provision of the Voting Rights Act of 1965.