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Angela Stanton-King is the executive director of the American King Foundation, which is the continuation of the King legacy. Although not a King family member by blood, Stanton-King was adopted by Alveda King and promoted for her hard work and dedication to criminal justice reform. Stanton-King has had success at the White House with the…

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Comedian Dave Chappelle and Maryland Democratic gubernatorial candidate Ben Jealous break down the cavernous political divide in the U.S. since Donald J. Trump was elected president with CNN’s Van Jones. The moment also allowed Chappelle to provide candid insights on present-day Kanye West, who has become just as divisive as the president he champions.

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JAY-Z used the ubiquitous and powerful platform of CNN to rub Donald Trump’s flamboyant hair in his self-created cultural mess. The music mogul christened the inaugural The Van Jones Show on CNN and immediately began performing invasive surgery on the president. Hov stated that he was repulsed by the commander-in-chief’s description of dark-skinned nations as…

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“The View” co-host Joy Behar blasted Van Jones of CNN when he tried to reason with her about trying to win over Trump supporters in a civil way. During the latest episode of HBO’s “Real Time With Bill Maher,” the comedian countered Jones, who said in the past that Democrats need to take the high road…

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Van Jones made the Chicago stop of his We Rise Tour. The Chicago Theatre was filled with people from all over the city. They were there to seek solutions and address the current climate in the city and the nation, as a whole. The spirit of the event was youth driven with seats filled by…

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Sunday, May 21, Morehouse College, the nation’s largest liberal arts college for men, celebrated more than 300 members of the class of 2017.  Van Jones, a CNN political correspondent and former White House policy adviser to former President Barack Obama, was the guest speaker for the institution’s 133rd Commencement Ceremony. Morehouse College Interim President Bill Taggart shared…

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Van Jones makes a major move to improve education, the environment and social justice — signs with Jay Z’s Roc Nation. This week, the New York-based management firm announced that CNN commentator and former Barack Obama advisor Van Jones had signed a major deal with the Roc — extending its reach well beyond entertainers and…

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Tulsa, Oklahoma, police officer Betty Shelby was indicted on Thursday, Sept. 22, 2016, in relation to the shooting death of Terence Crutcher, 40, on Friday, Sept. 16, 2016. Steve Kunzweiler, the Tulsa County district attorney, announced the charges following an investigation. “In the matter of the death of Terence Crutcher, I determine that the filing of the…

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Initially a bit startled when Owen Shroyer ran up on him in the streets of Cleveland during the Republican National Convention, Van Jones eagerly accepted a challenge to have a debate with the young Info Wars correspondent. The lesson began almost immediately as Jones parried Shroyer’s confrontational blows by setting a tone of peaceful discourse.…

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Former adviser to President Barack Obama and CNN political commentator, Van Jones cracked the whip at the 2016 HOPE Global Forums during the opening reception which was held at the Marriott Marquis in Atlanta on Wednesday, January 13, 2016. The Yale-educated attorney captivated the standing-room only crowd when he conveyed his perspective on the plight of Black…

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The Inaugural Leadership Newark Public Policy Summit was held in New Jersey with Van Jones serving as one of the keynote speakers.  The summit is a highly collaborative, neutral, conducive, and inclusive environment for Newark stakeholders and citizens to become informed about public policy issues that are impacting the greater Newark community. Following are some…

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