Sunday, February 26, 2017
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By Boyce Watkins, PhD on Mar 22nd 2010 While standing in the hallway off the House floor Sunday night, Rev.Jesse Jackson was able to discuss how excited he was to see his son play a key role in the historic debate...
A few moments ago, I was lucky enough to witness history being made. Amid a chorus of cheers and applause, President Obama signed the Health Care Overhaul into law. Unless you've been hiding under a rock for the past...
The late political and business icon Percy Sutton was born in 1920 - the height of the Harlem Renaissance - when political influences in the thriving Manhattan community ranged from racial separatists  such as Marcus Garvey to intellectuals who...
He began his victory speech with, “Tonight we put an end to dysfunction. Our nightmare is over.” Jose R. Peralta, a second generation migrant from the Dominican Republic, celebrated winning a New York State Senate seat by an overwhelming majority of...

The Obama No Fear Victory

"I consider this to be the civil rights act of the 21st century" Jim Clyburn (D-SC), House Majority Whip President Obama, whose presidency has been battered by public opinion and the media in recent months, appeared to regain solid footing shortly...
Demonstrators outside of the U. S. Capitol were a little less than peaceful on Saturday when they accosted Democratic members of Congress with insults reminiscent of 60s anti-Civil Rights protests in the Deep South. Ironically, Civil Rights icon, U....
Here is an excerpt of President Obama's speech to the Democratic Congress in regard to his health care reform plan. The errors, typographical and grammatical, are as exactly posted by The Office of the Press Secretary.  To read it...
President Barack Obama spoke to the House of Representatives Saturday afternoon to rally support for his healthcare reform bill. The president emphasized in his speech over and over again that he understood how hard this vote will be for...
If you are on the outside looking in, the scene in Washington can seem very chaotic right about now as the House Democrats and President Obama make their final push to gather the votes necessary to pass their healthcare...
Diversity in the United States diplomatic ranks is unreasonably low,  states an article in the Los Angeles Times (Few blacks serve..., March 16). While the State Department employs many African Americans in lower level positions, senior frontline positions in political and...