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America’s War Against Black Power

America’s War Against Black Power

| April 14, 2014

By Charlene Muhammad Special to the NNPA from The Final Call (FinalCall.com)—Human rights activists are calling on the government to grant amnesty and unconditional freedom to all political prisoners incarcerated because of COINTELPRO, a secret federal law enforcement program that destroyed Black and dissident organizations in the 1960s and 1970s. Men and women who sacrificed […]

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Senate Blocks Obama Civil Rights Nominee For Representing Death Row Inmate Mumia Abu-Jamal

Senate Blocks Obama Civil Rights Nominee For Representing Death Row Inmate Mumia Abu-Jamal

| March 6, 2014

Senate Blocks Obama Civil Rights Nominee For Representing Death Row Inmate Mumia Abu-Jamal WASHINGTON — The Senate on Wednesday blocked the confirmation of Debo Adegbile, the former head of the NAACP Legal Defense Fund, to lead the Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division. via Senate Blocks Obama Civil Rights Nominee For Representing Death Row Inmate Mumia […]

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The Senate Decides Being A Lawyer Disqualifies You From Holding A Legal Post

The Senate Decides Being A Lawyer Disqualifies You From Holding A Legal Post

| March 6, 2014

The Senate Decides Being A Lawyer Disqualifies You From Holding A Legal Post WASHINGTON — Lawyers hoping for a political appointment in the future, take note: the U.S. Senate is now judging attorneys based on their representation of politically unpopular clients. In a move sure to rattle the legal community, a majority of senators voted […]

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