Sunday, March 26, 2017
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By Jamal Simmons As Black History Month draws to a close, it is important to look into the future to fix the problems in Black America today. And one of the biggest challenges facing our community is economic. While the economy...
At 2 p.m today at the White House, President Trump will sign an executive order that will move the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities out of the Department of Education and place it under executive branch...
They weren't rappers, comedians or retired football legends. They were the Presidents and Chancellors of Historically Black Colleges and Universities. Over 70 HBCUS leaders are in Washington, D.C. this week. On their first day in town, they met with...
By Joe Gibbons Chairman, Energy Equity Alliance There may officially be one more month of winter left, but this does not mean that we stop thinking about ways to increase funding for the Low Income Heating and Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)...
Andrew Gillum could be the next Governor of Florida, a state with more than 20 million residents, according to the U.S. Census Bureau, where roughly 45% of the population is Hispanic/Latino, African American, Asian Pacific Islander (API) or American Indian. As...
President Trump focused on issues facing African American communities in his last weekly address before the end of February.  Trump focused on housing, jobs and HBCUs in the address below. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=42HH45leldI ...................................... The entire address reads as follows: My fellow Americans, As Black History...
Yesterday, Verizon announced that it would begin rolling out 5G connectivity to 11 test markets: Ann Arbor, Michigan; Atlanta, Georgia; Barnardsville, New Jersey; Brockton, Massachusetts; Dallas, Texas; Denver, Colorado; Houston, Texas; Miami, Florida; Sacramento, California; Seattle, Washington; and Washington, DC. Likewise, AT&T is...
On Monday, February 20, Rep. Lacy Clay sued officials at the U.S. Capitol regarding the disqualification of a student painting that won the annual Congressional Art Contest. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4LTF8QZGsnk&feature=youtu.be
Ajit Pai wants to build a platform supportive of digital empowerment. “Are you connected or are you not” is the question he’s most focused on answering as the recently minted Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission. Today, as the...
Why Would You Ask That? For those who want to know why a White House Correspondent would suggest that President Trump was communicating specifically to white voters during the 2016 campaign, here's a video that puts the question in full...