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Rev. Williams Owens (first on right) (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Opinion: Rev. William Owens Confronts Barack Obama On Same-Sex Marriage

Rev. William Owens takes great issue with Obama’s linkage of Dr. King’s civil rights movement of the past to the current gay rights movement regarding same-sex marriage. Owens says that King embraced traditional religion, and he strongly suggests that King would not want his civil rights’ mission altered to include same-sex marriage.

08/03/2012

File photo: Mitt Romney and John Sununu (Photo by Darren McCollester/Getty Images)

Opinion: Learn To Be An American

One day after Rush Limbaugh called on W. Mitt Romney to use racist attacks against the President, Romney dispatched campaign surrogate John Sununu to deliver a message to the first African American President of the United States: we will teach you how to be an American.

07/18/2012

Mitt Romney (Photo credit: NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/GettyImages)

Opinion: Romney’s Speech To NAACP A Cynical Play For White Votes

Romney had an opportunity to open a dialogue with the NAACP. Instead he talked about denying civil rights to a civil rights organization and spoke in condescending and paternalistic terms about being a better president for African Americans than Barack Obama. It was a clear and cynical play for white votes.

07/12/2012

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Mass. Man Sentenced For Threatening Black Churches

A Massachusetts man who pleaded guilty to sending letters threatening to burn black churches and NAACP offices in three states has been sentenced to 15 months in prison.

07/26/2011

Maine Governor Paul LePage (AP Photo/Pat Wellenbach)

Keller @ Large: Maine Gov. LePage’s Comments About NAACP

On this Martin Luther King Day, Gov. Paul LePage of Maine is making a lot of people angry. Jon Keller explains why.

01/17/2011

File Photo (credit: AP)

At 100, Boston NAACP Confronts City’s Mixed Past

For years, Michael Curry has heard this joke from African-Africans living in the South: No matter how bad things are for black people here, at least we don’t live in Boston.

01/15/2011

The Tea Party, The NAACP and Racism (7/15/2010)

David Webb, co-Founder of Tea Party 365 addresses the NAACP’s accusation of racism.

07/16/2010

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