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Is President Obama making fun of the bible?

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President Obama has been the leader of our nation for several years now, and people have studied his past up close.  They’ve found things in his life that can be made to look less than flattering on the campaign trail and even questioned his citizenship.  One other thing that some people have tried to question is his commitment to Christianity. ... Read More »

Police Locate Vehicle Tied to Threat Against President Obama


Reuters reported on Friday that police were in search of a vehicle connected to a threαt against President Obama and now authorities have located the vehicle. The Secret Service released this brief statement prior to the vehicle being found: “Information has been received by law enforcement regarding a potentially suspicious person and vehicle. We are working with our local law ... Read More »

Slimmed Down Al Sharpton Accused of Fat Shaming Supporters


Rev. Al Sharpton was once overweight, but after changing his eating habits, the activist lost a considerable amount of weight. The Smoking Gun reports that even though Sharpton had his own struggle with weight, he’s quick to make obese people the bυtt of his jokes. According to TSG, Sharpton makes fun of his overweight followers during meetings at his Harlem ... Read More »

NYT Writer Calls Fox News Host Bill O’Reilly a Race Hustler


Bill O’Reilly often accuses people like Rev. Al Sharpton of being race hustlers, but the Fox News host engages in a bit of race hustling of his own, and New York Times columnist Charles Blow wasn’t afraid to admit as much. First Blow noted how O’Reilly contradicts himself when discussing the issue of white privilege. To that point, he quoted ... Read More »

Rev. Al Sharpton Says It’s Time for Blacks to Stop Having “Ghetto Pity Parties”


by Yvette Carnell Everything I know about history teaches me that blacks broke their backs working for free in this country as slaves, then fought for decades to become first class citizens. Rev. Al Sharpton, however, recently demeaned that legacy by saying it’s time for us to stop having “ghetto pity parties.” In Sharpton’s eulogy for Michael Brown on Monday, ... Read More »

The Iranian government accuses the US of human rights violations against blacks


Reported by Liku Zelleke Iran’s national TV station, PressTV, has reported that the country’s Foreign Ministry condemned the United States for the “targeted discrimination” against African Americans. The station added that the protests that followed the shooting of Michael Brown, 18, in Ferguson, Missouri, by a police officer were met with a heavy crackdown. A spokeswoman for the Foreign Ministry, ... Read More »

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