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Church and Crump and the Myth of Black Political Elitism

Church and Crump and the Myth of Black Political Elitism

Robert R. Church and "Boss" Crump were once viewed as political allies. On the surface, they looked like oil and water, but, for years,

ICE on Fire: The Immigration Mess

Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has earned the condemnation of many Americans for aggressively capturing and detaining people in our country. The administration's overreach

Challenge the Candidates

Voters should press those running for office to commit to true structural reform.
Though we're supposedly in the middle of a Memphis city election campaign, there've been precious few chances for voters to press candidates (especially incumbents)

John Ratcliffe, Trump’s Choice for DNI, is a Partisan Hack

Last week, Dan Coats, the director of national intelligence, said it was "frustrating" to hear "rumors" about being fired by President Trump. They were more than rumors.
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Church and Crump and the Myth of Black Political Elitism

crackoamerican: Professor, that was millionaire, not billionaire. History ain't that hard.
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Dangerous Trends Toward Civilian Police Review Boards
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