Tuesday, June 27, 2017
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Dr. Evelyn Bethune Has a Few Things to Say. "I thought I stepped into bizarro world and my family was insulted," said Dr. Evelyn Bethune, the granddaughter of Mary McLeod Bethune, on May 14 on the Tom Joyner Morning Show. "I...
Attorney General Jeff Sessions is moving to return the U.S. to the "war on drugs" era of regarding drug prosecutions.  Sessions does this at a time when the opioid crisis is impacting white families and driving drug overdose deaths....
On CNN on May 11, Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) called on Attorney General Jeff Sessions to resign because of his alleged failure to recuse himself in the matter of the firing of FBI Director James Comey. Sen. Harris is the...
Someone is going to do it at some point. It's just a matter of when. You can't use and discard people in the rapid fire way Donald Trump does and get away with it forever. Former NSA Advisor Michael Flynn,...
In a quiet Executive Order signed today with no press present, President Donald Trump created a so-called "voter integrity" commission. Trump repeated again and again that "millions" voted illegally during the 2016 elections -- a claim that has never been...
The times we live in call for strategic collaboration between Black organizations to collectively use their platforms to advance the economic, socioeconomic, and overall well-being of the Black community. Brazen police brutality, relentless murders, the steep racial wealth gap,...
“I’ve served in Congress for 52 years and it’s hard for me to recall a time when we’ve voted on something so obviously and intentionally harmful to seniors and working people in this country," said John Conyers (D-MI), 87,...
"The Honorable Betsy DeVos, Secretary of Education Will Serve as Keynote Speaker at Bethune-Cookman University Commencement," the headline for a press release on the site of Bethune-Cookman University stated. It wasn't long after that the historically black college in Florida...
A day after Taylor Dumpson, who is an African American woman, was elected to be student body President at American University, nooses and bananas were found hanging in various places on the American University campus. Dumpson is a member of the...
GOP Obsessed with Killing Heath Care. Less than a day before what will likely become the third attempt to repeal health insurance for 20 million Americans, Republicans in the House are once again caught between doing the bidding of the Trump...