Obama: This is Fake News

Obama: “This Is Fake News” – Voting Fraud Allegations

In his final news conference President Barack Obama talks about how the United States is the only democracy to suppress the voting franchise and it can be traced directly back to racist Jim Crow laws. “This is fake news” he says about allegations of voting fraud that are used to justify voting restriction laws.

Spitting And Lurking Ordinance Hearing

Can These Stories Help Eliminate Structural Racism?

It takes more than a law to eliminate structural racism. According to Minneapolis City Council Member Cam Gordon it also takes people speaking up and telling their stories. Listen to some of them.

AZ Is Our Jim Crow Moment Of 21st Century

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Arizona’s immigration law is “our Jim Crow moment” of the 21st Century says Reverend Lennox Yearwood of the Hip Hop Caucus. He wears his disdain for the racially tinged Arizona law on his head. “Boycott Arizona” says his cap. Yearwood speaks with The UpTake at Netroots Nation 2010 about social justice, the media, and handing off the keys to the revolution to a new generation.