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Tamika Mallory Slams Biden Administration For Border Patrol Whipping Haitian Migrants: ‘Y’all Are Responsible’

NewsOne Featured Video Tamika Mallory on Instagram Live on Tuesday, Sept. 21, 2021. | Source: Instagram / Instagram.com/tamikadmallory Tamika Mallory delivered a veritable sermon Tuesday morning responding to the devastating images of Border Patrol agents appearing to use whips from horseback in order to corral Haitian migrants attempting to cross into the U.S. from Mexico. […]

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Some 10,000 Haitian Migrants Are Sleeping Under a Bridge in Texas. How Long Before This Is All the Biden Administration’s Fault?

Some 10,000 Haitian Migrants Are Awaiting Processing Under a Bridge in Texas But that’s normal in a crisis. It’s not as if they are blaming the Biden administration for the massive influx of migrants. Advertisement Sen. Fat Wolverine has entered the chat… Advertisement Of course, Fat Eddie Munster had to use the crisis as a […]

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‘Engines Of Opportunity’: The White House Celebrates HBCU Week

NewsOne Featured Video The significance of historically Black colleges and universities throughout the country spans far beyond the realm of education. The institutions serve as cornerstones of Black culture and have produced scholars who have been at the forefront of transformative change. President Joe Biden’s administration recently unveiled an initiative centered on celebrating the rich […]

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We Fact-Checked Fox News’ Racist Lie. It Turns Out, the Pandemic Is Worse in Republican States

G/O Media may get a commission Let’s be clear. The second-in-command of the country’s second-most populous state didn’t misspeak. Since African Americans are 12.9 percent of the state’s population and 7.9 percent of vaccinations, Patrick knows Black Texans are more vaccinated than white Texans. Nationwide, Black Americans have been getting vaccinated at higher rates than […]

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Nikki Haley Took Issue With Biden’s Taliban Negotiation, Twitter Reminded Her That She Has ‘Donmentia’

From HuffPost: On Wednesday, the former ambassador to the United Nations under then-President Donald Trump attacked the Biden administration’s withdrawal of U.S. troops from Afghanistan ― and especially, the administration negotiations with the Taliban, which Haley compared to “dealing with the devil.” Granted, negotiating with a terrorist organization has bad optics ― which is why […]

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Herschel Walker and His Wife Live in Texas. Why Did She Vote in Georgia’s 2020 Election?

Well, Walker may have to put his devotion to election integrity to the test with his own wife, Julie Blanchard, who voted in Georgia’s 2020 election—from Westlake, Texas, according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Blanchard used her Atlanta address to return an absentee ballot that she mailed from their Texas residence in October. When contacted by […]

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Girl, Bye.

Joy Behar’s ‘Bye!’ on Meghan McCain’s Last Day on ‘The View’ Was the Best The full panel of co-hosts reminisced on the “wild ride” that was experiencing a seat at the daytime table with Meghan. “Have a great day and take a little time to continue enjoying The View,” Meghan said, her departing words accompanied […]

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The Movements for Eviction Relief and Voting Rights Converge on the Capitol Grounds

Other Democrats have also privately raised concerns about eliminating the filibuster, worrying that it would allow Republicans to pass their own controversial agenda items once they have the majority—which, depending on the results of the midterm elections, could be as early as 2023. But Shannon told The New Republic that these fears were not an […]

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Mike Lindell’s Prediction For How Trump Will Become President Again Is So Nonsensical That ‘President Pelosi’ Started Trending

Mike Lindell has made another bold prediction. And unlike his last bold prediction, he’s serious this time. The pillow man with the bad hair previously claimed that his good buddy Donald Trump would regain the presidency on August 13, around the time of his cyber symposium in Sioux Falls, South Dakota that he says will […]

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The Democrats’ Voting Rights Bill Is Dead

As with Biden’s speech this week, however, the filibuster’s role in stymying voting-rights bills went unmentioned. Harris instead used her Howard address to outline a new voter-protection project at the Democratic National Committee. “With this $25 million, the Democrats are investing in the tools and technology to register voters, to educate voters, to turn out […]

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Biden, Harris Meet With Civil Rights Leaders As Groups Push White House To Preserve Voting Rights

NewsOne Featured Video Source: Chip Somodevilla / Getty The Biden administration held a closed-door West Wing meeting with leaders from some of the prominent civil rights and social justice organizations on Thursday, at the urging of movement leaders and congressional Democrats who are concerned about the recent attempts to disenfranchise Black voters and marginalized groups, […]

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I’m Happy That Nikole Hannah-Jones and Ta-Nehisi Coates Are Going to Howard. Now, Howard Folks Get to Be More Insufferable. Yay

Photo: Mike Coppola/Zach Gibson (Getty Images) Yesterday, Academic African America was abuzz with the exciting news that Nikole Hannah-Jones had not only rebuffed the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill’s last-ditch attempt to save face by granting her tenure, but was taking (or bringing, depending on where you are located) her talents to Howard University in […]

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It Hurts When It’s One of Your Own

Photo: Brendan Hoffman (Getty Images) My parents divorced in the ’90s when I was relatively young, so memories of my mom, dad and siblings under one roof are few and far between. One vivid memory is clear: me, my sister and my parents piled into their bed watching The Cosby Show every Thursday night at […]

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The Funk Boutique: The Season Ushers in a Bevy of Star-Studded Collabs—and Ballet

Photo: Getty Images (Getty Images) Here are some words the uniformed might use to describe ballet: “awkward,” “formal,” “slow,” “complex”… you get the gist. Now, imagine a ballet full of beautiful silhouettes, iridescent fabrics and magical movement—that’s what the New York City Ballet (NYCB) will be giving us this fall as they’ve slotted Christopher John […]

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After Border Backlash From Conservatives, Kamala Harris Is Set To Go South

NewsOne Featured Video Source: Bloomberg / Getty Vice President Kamala Harris is scheduled to visit the U.S. Mexico border on Friday, weeks after she was pressed by conservatives and some members of her own party over the issue. Harris will stop in El Paso, Texas, according to POLITICO, a significant intersection area for migrants traveling […]

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Nina Simone’s Granddaughter Actually Loved Chloe Bailey’s Performance, But She Did Have Words for Kamala Harris

ReAnna Simone Kelly at “What Happened, Miss Simone?” screening on June 1, 2015; Nina Simone performs at Avery Fisher Hall on June 27, 1985; Chloe Bailey attends Variety Power of Young Hollywood on Aug. 6, 2019; Vice President Kamala Harris boarding Air Force Two on June 18, 2021.Photo: Donald Traill/Invision (AP), Rene Perez, File (AP), […]

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South Dakota Is the Last State That Doesn’t Have a Law Officially Recognizing Juneteenth as a Holiday

KEYSTONE, SD – OCTOBER 01: A tourist takes a picture of Mount Rushmore National Memorial from outside the park on October 1, 2013 in Keystone, South Dakota.Image: Scott Olson (Getty Images) Happy Juneteenth, y’all. While 49 states and–as of Thursday–the federal government now recognize today as an annual holiday or day of observance in an […]

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President Joe Biden Signs Bill Officially Making Juneteenth a Federal Holiday

Vice President Kamala Harris speaks as President Joe Biden looks on during an event to mark the passage of the Juneteenth National Independence Day ActPhoto: JIM WATSON (Getty Images) President Joe Biden signed a bill on Thursday that officially established Juneteenth as the first new federal holiday in nearly four decades. Advertisement According to CNN, […]

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Texas Governor Signs Law Banning Teachers From Talking About Racism

Texas Gov. Greg AbbottPhoto: Montinique Monroe (Getty Images) What white Americans call “critical race theory” is what Black Americans call life. Advertisement And in life, despite what Vice President Kamala Harris and South Carolina Sen. Tim Scott says, America is racist AF. It always has been. America is so racist that it doesn’t even believe […]

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Let’s Take the Filibuster to Court

But the House cannot remedy the injury of the filibuster on its own—it stands as an unconstitutional check on the lower chambers’ ability to be the representative of the majority. The filibuster is a diminishment of the power granted to the House in the Constitution. It is also an injury to House members in their […]

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White House Finally Moving Forward With Investigations Into Civil Rights Cold Cases Related to Unsolved Murders of Black People

Photo: Castleski (Shutterstock) In 2019, former President Donald Trump signed a law commissioning the Civil Rights Cold Case Records Review Board, which would be granted the power to “declassify government files and subpoena new testimony in the hopes of reopening cases or revealing publicly why many were never fully investigated,” according to a Politico report […]

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Architect of ‘Trickle Down’ Economics Says Disenfrenchized Minorities ‘Aren’t Worth $15 an Hour in Most Cases’

Screenshot: @LizPower1/ Twitter Fox News is racist AF. I mean, Tucker Carlson is the network’s most popular white nationalist host, so saying “Fox News is racist” is about as much a no-shit-Sherlock-y thing to say as the commonly used expression, “It’s always in the last place that you look.” (Hopefully, I have not offended weird […]

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Architect of ‘Trickle Down’ Economics Says Disenfranchised Minorities ‘Aren’t Worth $15 an Hour in Most Cases’

Screenshot: @LizPower1/ Twitter Fox News is racist AF. I mean, Tucker Carlson is the network’s most popular white nationalist host, so saying “Fox News is racist” is about as much a no-shit-Sherlock-y thing to say as the commonly used expression, “It’s always in the last place that you look.” (Hopefully, I have not offended weird […]

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Democratic Rep. Val Demings Announces She’s Running Against Marco Rubio for Florida’s Senate Seat

Photo: Senate Television (Getty Images) “Get his ass.” Those, dear readers, are the first words to have left my mouth when learning that Democratic Rep. Val Demings (D-Fla.) announced that she would be running for Florida Senator Marco Rubio’s seat in the 2022 midterms. Advertisement “I know how to get through tough times, and I […]

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Even Geraldo Rivera Wasn’t Having A Fox News Colleague Claim Kamala Harris Only Won The Vice Presidency ‘Based On Gender And Skin Color’

Geraldo Rivera is not what one would call “part of the resistance,” but ever since Donald Trump lost re-election in November, he’s been one of the only voices of reason on Fox News. (Although he’s still not as savage as Chris Matthews.) He’s been adamant about attacking those who spread 2020 election lies. And on […]

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Lester Holt Tried It, Presses Vice President Kamala Harris on Why She Hasn’t Visited the Border

Photo: JOHAN ORDONEZ (Getty Images) I don’t know what Republicans want. For some reason, they are pushing this bullshit talking point about Vice President Kamala Harris going to the Southern border—to do what? I have no idea. Advertisement To hear Republicans tell it, they will only be happy if Harris shows up in goalie gear […]

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Lester Holt’s Kamala Harris Interview About The Border Goes South, Depending On Who You Ask

NewsOne Featured Video Vice President Kamala Harris‘ glory of being the highest-ranking Black woman to make a foreign trip on behalf of the U.S. government was short-lived after a series of comments she made about the immigration crisis at the border. The latest scrutiny of Harris’ approach to what President Joe Biden called “stemming the […]

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‘Do Not Come’: Kamala Harris Hit On Both Sides After Deterring Potential Migrants From Crossing Southern Border

NewsOne Featured Video Source: JIM WATSON / Getty Kamala Harris is facing heat from conservatives again for the second time in a month regarding a speech she made, warning potential migrants to refrain from crossing the border. Compacted with the criticism regarding her comments, others are going at her claiming that she deprioritized visiting border […]

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Biden Taps Kamala Harris To Lead Another Matter Of Urgent Concern: Voting Rights

NewsOne Featured Video Source: Bloomberg / Getty When Texas Democrats walked out on a sham vote on voting rights over the Memorial Day weekend, they issued a challenge to their federal counterparts. As reported by The Washington Post, progressive Texas legislators see a national response as necessary in order to combat current attacks at the […]

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