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Texas State Senator Wendy Davis stands up for women

Senator Wendy Davis. Wow, a Progressive in Texas. Yes, I know that that there are Progressives in Texas but for the most part they are marginalized. From KVUE: It will likely be a long day for Texas lawmakers at the State Capitol. The special session of the Legislature ends Tuesday night, and several issues are still on the table. Perhaps the most controversial topic is a bill that includes some of the toughest abortion regulations in the country. Senate Democrats have said they are prepared to do whatever they can to prevent a vote on it. Wearing a pair of comfortable pink

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Why Black People Loved the First 100 Days

I found this great article by Melissa Harris-Lacewell (frequent guest on my radio show): On Monday the New York Times reported that the percentage of black Americans who believe race relations in America are generally good has doubled since July. This statistic forces me to ask: why are African Americans feeling so good about our country in a time of economic crisis and international conflict? It is not just the fact of a black president. Instead, with everyone analyzing the 100-day mark of Obama’s administration, I think the answer lies in understanding this historic moment through a black cultural lens. I

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Errington C. Thompson, MD

Dr. Thompson is a surgeon, scholar, full-time sports fan and part-time political activist. He is active in a number of community projects and initiatives. Through medicine, he strives to improve the physical health of all he treats.

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