Tuesday, April 24, 2018
Blog Page 845
It could be that the key to the New York Senate race lies within the battle between public school and charter schools. Candidate Basil Smikle, a political consultant who will face off against incumbent Bill Perkins in the Democratic primary supports...
California tops the list of states to watch today. The heat has risen from almost every major race in the state - from the top to the bottom. The hottest race today will be to see which Republican wins...
Thomas’ ugly public resignation is about more than Helen Thomas. She was the example, her demise a timely convenience for the pro-Israeli side of the Gaza incident to strike back with equal fervor. What we’ve been seeing this past week is a rare and unusually comfortable public questioning of Israel. Thomas isn’t the only one; she was, merely, the most outspoken.
The fallout from veteran White House reporter Helen Thomas' controversial remarks about Israel continues in the wake of her resignation. Thomas reportedly told a rabbi last week  "that Jews should 'get the hell out of Palestine' and go back to...
By Ruth Manuel-Logan Internationally respected actor Don Cheadle has taken on a new humanitarian role as an environmentalist. He was appointed last Saturday in Kingali, Rwanda, as the Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations Environment Program during a ceremony to mark the World Environment...
Japan, the land of samurais and seppuku, might want its “man” back. From political unrest and cultural identity issues to Toyota clashes with U.S. lawmakers over faulty cars and growing unease over North Korea and China, a variety of shaky trends are converging in Japan that should worry American diplomats and military officials.
By Joseph C. Phillips If the Obama White House believes the controversy surrounding the administrations engagement with Congressman Joe Sestak (D-Pa.) will “go gently into that goodnight,” they are sorely mistaken.  The more we Americans learn of the affair, the...
As I prepare to leave for my trip to Turkey, I am struck by video on the web showing public protests in Istanbul and Ankara against the recent raid by the Israeli navy on a Turkish humanitarian aid flotilla...
San Francisco D.A. and candidate for attorney general of California, Kamala Harris has accused Democratic opponent, Chris Kelly, of designing the Facebook privacy policy creating a stir among users.  In an ad released in the Los Angeles area last...
It's been a busy week over at Johnson Publishing Company. First was the appointment of Amy DuBois Barnett, as the new editor-in-chief of Ebony Magazine as well as the announcement that JPC was not in danger of being sold....