Monday, July 25, 2016
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The undisputed winners in politics last week were Jewish voters.  We have seen both candidates and campaigns go through great effort to establish themselves as the best option for Jewish voters.  Democrats and Republicans are jockeying over who is...
It's the 'ol 'Blacks are on welfare and Whites are working hard and getting screwed.' — Chris Matthews on MSNBC, 8/7/12 They just send you your welfare check. — Romney campaign ad The tradition the GOP embraced back in 1976 when Ronald...

Nancy Pelosi

Name: Nancy Pelosi Title/Occupation: Minority Leader Organization: US House of Representatives What Makes The Person A Game Changer:  The Honorable Nancy Pelosi  is the Minority Leader of the United States House of Representatives and served as the 60th Speaker of the United...
Amidst last minute changes to the House calendar and scheduled votes on the Pentagon's budget, over a dozen Members found time to stop by the University of the District of Columbia's Third Annual Congressional Reception to show their support...
Last night, Rep. Hansen Clarke (D-MI) became the first member of the Congressional Black Caucus this primary season to lose a primary this year. Clarke lost to Rep. Gary Peters (D-MI) in a member vs. member race in Michigan's Democratic...
By Dr. Sheridan Todd Yeary Last month at the International AIDS Conference in Washington, DC, there was a major breakthrough in the battle against HIV/AIDS.  Though a cure for the disease was not presented, the NAACP did unveil a new,...
Get ready for another George Bush take on a more prominent role in the political sphere. George P. Bush, the nephew of President George W. Bush and grandson of President George H.W. Bush, has taken on a formal leadership role...

Dr. Modesto Maidique

Name: Dr. Modesto Maidique Title/Occupation: Former President Organization: Florida International University What Makes The Person A Game Changer:  Dr. Modesto Maidique was president of Florida International University. Prior to FIU, he held academic appointments at M.I.T., Harvard and Stanford University, and was...
By Jacqueline Clary, Minority Media and Telecommunications Council By a show of hands, how many of you knew the results of a 2012 Olympic event before it was broadcast? I thought so.  Thanks to a news alert, I knew well in...
According to The Nation’s, Dave Zirin, “There are two kinds of political athletes. The first, and most memorable, are athletes who engage in the explicit politics of protest. This tradition is marked by Muhammad Ali… But then there is...