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President Obama Commutes 102 More Federal Drug Offenders Sentences

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President Obama commuted the sentences of 102 federal prison inmates Thursday, continuing his move to dramatically reduce the number of inmates in prison for drug crimes. “The vast majority of today’s grants were for individuals serving unduly harsh sentences for drug-related crimes under outdated sentencing laws,”...

President Obama Supports Colin Kaepernick’s Right To Protest National Anthem

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President Obama said Monday that NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick was “exercising his constitutional right” when it comes to bringing attention to racial issues by protesting the National Anthem. Obama was speaking at a conference in China when he said he didn’t doubt Kaepernick’s sincerity to...

Open Thread: What Would You Do About Police Brutality If You Were Barack Obama?

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When you sign up to be president of the United States, you basically sign up for indefinite criticism and ridicule over every decision you make. But when you’re the first black president of the United States in a time when divisiveness over race in the...

Don’t Let News Headlines Fool You: Obama Held It Down For Black Folk At Dallas Police Memorial

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President Obama gave an emotional speech that highlighted racial injustice by the police state, but one would never guess that is what he did based on multiple news headlines. The Washington Post wrote: “Obama speaks at Dallas memorial and says ‘we ask police to do...

President Obama Calls Orlando Shooting ‘An Act of Terrorism and An Act of Hate’

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"We have to decide if that’s the kind of country we want to be." - Pres. Obama