Monday, September 26, 2016
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By: Mayor Svante Myrick, Ithaca NY For the past 40 years, politicians have used the Hyde Amendment—which gets attached to yearly appropriations legislation — to withhold abortion coverage from those qualified and enrolled in Medicaid and other federal insurance programs...
When a black woman is pushed out of a Trump rally in Kentucky by a guy who was later revealed to have connections to white supremacists, that doesn't mean anything? When a black male is punched in the face by...
Is Hillary Clinton the jinxed candidate? She's far more experienced yet she's not that far ahead of Donald Trump in the polls. She just happened to run for President in a year when a once-in-a-generation phenom appears on the scene...
Queen Sugar, which is broadcast on the OWN network, averaged 2.4 million total viewers and a 1.9 rating among the network’s core demo of women 25-54 during the two-night premiere for the new show. According to the website Hollywood's Black...
She has said it was a mistake.  She has said that. But the question is: When you get a complex question that deals with a nagging issue -- like the never ending e-mail issue -- shouldn't you figure out...
NAACP President Cornell Brooks Will Appear in Court For Voting Rights Protest. NAACP National President and CEO Cornell William Brooks and NAACP Youth & College Division Director Stephen Green will appear in court in Roanoke, Va. on September 8. The two staged a protest in...
"This newspaper has not recommended a Democrat for the nation's highest office since before World War II — if you're counting, that's more than 75 years and nearly 20 elections." — Dallas Morning News The Dallas Morning News endorsed former...
Congress has returned from one of their longest vacations in years -- 7 weeks.  But some things never change. A third attempt to pass funding to deal with the Zika virus failed. Why? Because Republicans won't give in on...
Black Unemployment Hits 8.1%, Lowest of Obama's Presidency (So far). The Black unemployment number for August 2016 is the lowest of President Barack Obama's time in office according to the Department of Labor. The unemployment rate for African Americans is...
A recent study by Northwestern University Charles E. and Emma H. Morrison Professor of Market Economics William P. Rogerson provides an economic rationale for the benefits of free data services. The 42-page paper outlines the economic impact of data caps and...