Monday, February 19, 2018
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Kweisi Mfume Begins New Position as Leader of the National Medical...

Former U. S. Representative Kweisi Mfume starts a new position today as the executive leader of the National Medical Association (NMA), the nation's oldest...

Clinton Urges Aid Groups to Make Haiti Self-Sufficient

In his service as a special envoy to Haiti, former President Bill Clinton spoke to aids groups serving the earthquake-devastated country on Thursday. He...

Congressman Rush Introduces Bill to Reduce Youth Unemployment

H.R. 4920 “Employing Youth for the American Dream Act of 2010” offers tax incentives to employers for hiring young workers, 16 - 24 H.R. 4920...

Political Back Rooms, Haunts and Hangouts

Black politicians haven't always met in private clubs with cherry and mahogany embellished paneling and butlers carrying silver platters lined with brandy snifters. Historically,...

BBC Captures Bush Wiping Hands after Handshake in Haiti

It's been rumored that former president George W. Bush is an obsessive-compulsive who likes to keep his hands clean. Barack Obama even commented on...

The Harlem Gang of Four Political Legacy

The late political and business icon Percy Sutton was born in 1920 - the height of the Harlem Renaissance - when political influences in...

Jose R. Peralta Wins New York State Senate Seat

He began his victory speech with, “Tonight we put an end to dysfunction. Our nightmare is over.” Jose R. Peralta, a second generation migrant from the...

Tea Party Protesters Yell Epithets at Democratic Members of Congress

Demonstrators outside of the U. S. Capitol were a little less than peaceful on Saturday when they accosted Democratic members of Congress with insults...

Remarks by the President to the House Democratic Congress

Here is an excerpt of President Obama's speech to the Democratic Congress in regard to his health care reform plan. The errors, typographical and...

State Department to Increase Blacks in Diplomatic Posts

Diversity in the United States diplomatic ranks is unreasonably low,  states an article in the Los Angeles Times (Few blacks serve..., March 16). While the State...