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President Obama has made little use of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act, which gives the executive branch the power to cut off federal funds from any agency that employs that funding in a racist or discriminatory manner. If enforced, the provision could be a key tool in addressing structural racism.
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Title VI of the Civil Rights Act gives the executive branch of the US government the power to cut off federal funds from any agency that employs federal funding in a racist or discriminatory manner.
The original congressional intent of the 501(c)(4) category was to give a tax exemption to groups involved exclusively in social welfare activities. The IRS has since expanded the category to include considerable political activity. In my opinion we…Continue
I'd like to begin creating a blog roll here that includes political blogs with a progressive bent. Doesn't have to be the big guys we all know. Maybe there are some hidden gems out there? Ones with a local focus? Nominate your favorites here! …Continue
First, I don't apologize for calling them Teabaggers. The Dick Armey said that his group should go to, and teabag the WH.Now, I belong to a tax exempt organization and the first couple of years we were under the srutiny of the IRS to make sure we…Continue