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Attorney and the principal and CEO of D.C.-based political advocacy firm IMPACT Strategies, Angela Rye never misses an opportunity to make a statement — whether she rocks a black beret, Black Panther style, to speak at an event honoring Memphis’ 1968 sanitation strikers and calls out city officials for necessary unfinished business or bids adieu…

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The chairwoman of the Congressional Black Caucus dissuaded members from speaking publicly about the Obama administration’s efforts to rally support for military action against Syria, multiple media outlets report. Numerous publications reported that Rep. Marcia Fudge, D-Ohio, sent an email to caucus members asking them “to limit public comment” on the Syria debate. One CBC…

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When it comes to African Americans having a voice in the hallowed halls of the U.S. Capitol, we rely on our black elected officials. Here’s what they had to say about the recent George Zimmerman “Not guilty” verdict in the February 2012 killing of the unarmed teen Trayvon Martin in Florida.

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