Koch Brothers Bring their Billionaires Pals Together to Plot How to Corrupt the System Even More… If That is Possible @alternet

Billionaire Republican backers host retreat with other super-rich conservatives as secret donations are forecast to break records in the 2016 election.

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This Martin Luther King Day — Let’s Fight to Improve the Economic Plight of Black America @alternet

As the nation prepares to honor King this year, the confluence between race and inequality remains a defining factor of the American socio-economic landscape.

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Tavis Smiley Examines The State of Black America 10 Years Later In ‘The Covenant’

Tavis Smiley’s talks to the Tom Joyner Morning Show about his new book, The Covenant with Black America: Ten Years Later, that chronicles the state of black America since 2005 and the call t…

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First African American Doctor and Pharmacist Rolled into One Brilliant Man |

By Angela L. BradenDr. James McCune Smith, born April 18, 1813 in New York City, is credited as being the first African American to earn a medical degree in the United States.  Dr. Smith worked more than twenty years at the Colored Orphan Asylum and was one of the preeminent voices in the arena

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