Thursday, April 19, 2018
Blog Page 846
Politic365.com caught up with Ben Jealous at the NAACP's Leadership 500 Summit in Hollywood, Florida last weekend. In this video, Jealous discusses a battery of topics, including the 5th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, the gulf oil spill, climate change...
By Jazelle Reed African Americans have been missing out on jobs in the area of science, technology, engineering and math (summed up in the acronym "STEM") for quite some time. Now is the time to put a stop to this startling...
A judge has begun questioning of potential jurors to hear the case of former Illinois governor Rod Blagojevich. Blagojevich has been charged with 24 counts of corruption after allegedly trying to sell the U.S. Senate seat vacated by Barack Obama...
President Barack Obama told CNN's Larry King he is "furious" over the largest oil spill in history at the hands of oil giant BP as he prepared to make his third visit to the coast Friday. A BP well explosion...
A meeting between Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer and President Barack Obama was "cordial," the governor told the Washington Post Thursday. But reports say the two have made no progress on the issues of illegal immigration and border security. Obama has publicly...
I threw confetti (not really) when I learned that former President George W. Bush launched a Facebook page and a Twitter account. He's a little slow in the going, but it couldn't have happened at a greater time. Google announced...
...Just Let Us Know By Madison J. Gray As we all know from numerous TV police dramas, when you are arrested, law enforcement officers are required to tell you the following: You have the right to remain silent. Anything you say can and...

Haiti is Still Hurting

Months after the news crews descended on Haiti, the country continues its slow climb from beneath the rubble of the horrific earthquake that leveled its capital. Are the promises we made being kept? Is the Haitian government functioning? How...
At some point, the Administration and Democratic leaders will force the perception of recovery in an effort to spur growth through consumer confidence while making happy with anxious voters in November. Again, Democrats’ mid-term polling hopes hinge upon the portrayal of an economy on the move – by all means necessary, even if that means a gradual withdrawal from basic compassion. Unfortunately, they will do so at the expense of the unemployed
From June 1-13, the D. C. Jazz Festival 2010 (formerly the Duke Ellington Jazz Festival) will showcase jazz performances by global and local artists as well as emerging artists. One of the beauties of the festival is that as...