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  1. Obama’s best legacy on race

    The Christian Science MonitorMay 09 02:04 PM

    In what may be his parting speech as president on race relations, President Obama focused on a theme common in his previous talks: the need to acknowledge racial progress already made in America.

  2. Obama’s best legacy on race

    Christian Science Monitor via Yahoo! NewsMay 09 01:50 PM

    Since he burst onto the national scene in 2004 at the Democratic convention, President Obama has probably had to give more speeches about race than he expected – at least three major ones. Now, in his final year as the first black president of the United States, he chose to give one more. On May 7, he was the 2016 commencement speaker at Howard University, the nation’s most prominent ...

  3. How the 'bathroom bill' debate went nationwide

    Christian Science Monitor via Yahoo! NewsMay 21 05:00 AM

    When the Obama administration on May 13 sent a letter to nearly 100,000 public schools defending transgender rights, it elevated so-called “bathroom laws” to a national civil rights debate. As Americans debate the question of whether one’s gender identity or biological sex should determine bathroom usage, experts say it’s clear that many Americans can’t quite get their heads around what being ...

  4. African-American activists throughout the United States are slamming the Obama administration for comparing North Carolina's recently passed transgender law to white-supremacist laws that once permitted racism and segregation.

  5. *The following members of Proj. 21, the black leadership group of the National Center for Public Policy Research, welcome the opportunity to discuss this most […] The post Black Conservatives Outraged Over Obama Admin. Comparing Transgender Issues to Civl Rights Movement appeared first on EURweb .

  6. How the 'bathroom bill' debate went nationwide

    The Christian Science MonitorMay 21 05:10 AM

    When the Obama administration on May 13 sent a letter to nearly 100,000 public schools defending transgender rights, it elevated arguments over so-called “bathroom laws” to a national civil rights debate. How did we get here?

  7. Gov. Greg Abbott is ratcheting up his rhetoric against Barack Obama in the national fight over which restroom should be used by transgender people, belittling the battle by comparing him unfavorably to another Democratic president.

  8. Popular on NYMag.com

    New York MagazineMay 10 06:09 AM

    President Barack Obama speaks during the 148th commencement ceremony at Howard University on May 7, 2016. Photo: Al Drago/Getty Images If you only read short summaries of President Obama’s commencement address at Howard University, you probably missed the thrust of his remarks, which was an extended argument against the political far left.

  9. North Carolina Lt. Gov. Dan Forest on Wednesday responded to the U.S. Department of Justice, calling their allusion to Jim Crow when talking about a law regulating bathroom use by biological sex "shameful." "To use Jim Crow laws is pretty shameful," Mr. Forest told the Daily Signal, referring to comments ...

  10. Obama Locker Room Edict Condemned by Black Conservatives

    National Center for Public Policy ResearchMay 15 09:42 PM

    "Why is there such a rush to strip away the innocence of American children?"

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