How To Read Political Racial Code

http://ideas.time.com/2012/09/06/how-to-read-political-racial-code/ By Touré | @Toure | September 6, 2012 Part of my job when I speak about politics is to speak up for black people and say things black people need said. This mission has rarely felt so necessary as it has when racial code … Continue reading

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David Banner Speaks Out on the Murder of Trayvon Martin

 

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If I Were a Middle Class White Guy Writing About Being a Poor Black Kid (posted verbatim)

Below is a response written by Toure’ to Forbes contributor, Gene Marks’ controversial article entitled, “If I Were A Poor Black Kid.”   Toure’ turns the article’s thesis on its head and succeeds in…well…saying exactly what a lot of people … Continue reading

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If I Were A Poor Black Kid (posted verbatim)

Below is the highly controversial article written by Forbes contributor, Gene Marks. Gene ventures to detail the steps he would take if he were a “poor black kid” in America.  The article is posted below verbatim.  “If I Were A … Continue reading

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Governor Haley Barbour Not Running for President

Verbatim statement from Governor Haley Barbour: “I will not be a candidate for president next year.  This has been a difficult, personal decision, and I am very grateful to my family for their total support of my going forward, had … Continue reading

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President Obama’s Hot Mic: “You think we’re stupid?”

In a closed-door meeting at a fundraiser on Thursday night, President Barack Obama challenged Republican attempts to roll-back accomplishments made by his administration–namely healthcare. The president vowed to veto any legislation that will do away with funding for the new … Continue reading

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Mississippi’s 2011 Statewide Candidates

2011 is Mississippi’s Year of the Election. There are numerous campaigns going on throughout Mississippi including statewide races, legislative races, district-wide races such as Transportation and Public Service Commissioner, and county-level races. This is just the beginning, but BPMS wanted … Continue reading

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BPMS Book of the Week: April 15, 2011

Black Politics in Mississippi (BPMS) is extremely proud to announce “BPMS Book of the Week” Fridays. Each Friday, BPMS will highlight a book relevant to African-American history in Mississippi, Black politics in Mississippi, or elections in the state. Please feel … Continue reading

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Is Governor Haley Barbour Qualified to Serve as President?

During the 2008 Presidential Election, many people questioned then-Senator Obama’s experience and ability to lead the nation through the tough economic and global circumstances left to him by President Bush. It is my opinion that President Obama has shown exceptional … Continue reading

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Black Politics in Mississippi is a political blog dedicated to delivering multiple viewpoints, but primarily an African-American perspective concerning news; elections; local, state, and federal politics; social commentary; and other tidbits that may arise from time-to-time in Mississippi for folks … Continue reading

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