Category Archives: NextIN Line Politics & Community

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Detroit student, Dannah Wilson, gives stirring response to Betsy DeVos

The new President selected a cabinet to head various departments in the US Federal Government.  One of his selections are for Betsy DeVos, a woman with absolutely NO experience in higher…

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My first run in with campus racism

I was raised in an area filled with African Americans. My parents’ home is located in an area where hard working blacks thrive. The high school I graduated from was…

US President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama arrive at The Kennedy Center in Washington, DC, December 6, 2015 to attend the Kennedy Center Honors. The honorees are singer-songwriter Carole King, filmmaker George Lucas actress, actress and singer Rita Moreno, Conductor Seiji Ozawa and actress and Broadway star Cicely Tyson.    AFP PHOTO / CHRIS KLEPONIS / AFP / CHRIS KLEPONIS        (Photo credit should read CHRIS KLEPONIS/AFP/Getty Images)

‘Politics Are Becoming Pop Culture’

Your browser does not support iframes. Combatting the stereotype of apathetic youth, Rock the Vote – the nonpartisan nonprofit created to see young people through America’s political process – has…

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Denzel & Pauletta Washington Raise $17M For Smithsonian

Courtesy of I Hear That Girl Oscar winner Denzel Washington used his influence, likability & talent recently to raise millions in a fundraising event held at his LA home. The…

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First African-American nominated for premier corporate court

Delaware Governor Jack Markell nominated the first African-American to the state’s Court of Chancery, one of the country’s premier venues for shareholder disputes. Markell nominated Tamika Montgomery-Reeves to become vice…

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H&R Block’s Push to Make Tax Forms Harder for Low-Income People

In late July, the Senate Appropriations Committee approved a 2016 federal agency funding bill that came with instructions to the Internal Revenue Service to vastly expand the paperwork for the…

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Bernie Sanders Reaffirms Support For #BlackLivesMatter After Netroots Fail

Democratic presidential contender Bernie Sanders on Sunday reaffirmed his commitment to the “Black Lives Matter” movement a week after shouting down protesters who disrupted his comments at a Netroots Nation…

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Historical: President Obama To Become First Sitting President To Visit Federal Prison

In a visit where he is expected to push for criminal-justice reform, President Barack Obama will become the first sitting president to visit a federal prison when he travels to…

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Ga. NAACP: Race of woman who claims to be black doesn’t matter

Courtesy of Atlanta Journal Constitution The Georgia NAACP released a statement Friday stating Rachel Dolezal’s race doesn’t matter for her position. Spokane, Wash., NAACP President Rachel Dolezal was accused of…

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NextIN Line Network: Selma 50th Year Anniversary March

NextIN Line Network joined Stone Mountain High School for a trip to Selma, Alabama to celebrate the 50th Year Anniversary. [fbalbum url=https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.809462175775562.1073741845.209294112459041&type=3]