Monday, March 27, 2017
Blog Page 848
H.R. 4920 “Employing Youth for the American Dream Act of 2010” offers tax incentives to employers for hiring young workers, 16 - 24 H.R. 4920 the "Employing Youth for the American Dream Act" (EYADA) is a combination of training dollars,...
Black politicians haven't always met in private clubs with cherry and mahogany embellished paneling and butlers carrying silver platters lined with brandy snifters. Historically, some have favorite hangouts, haunts and back rooms, where they go to relax, entertain and...
It's been rumored that former president George W. Bush is an obsessive-compulsive who likes to keep his hands clean. Barack Obama even commented on Bush's chronic need to use hand sanitizer. And it looks like there could be some...
President Barack Obama officially signed historic health care legislation into law today in the East Room of the White House. Amid an often raucous and buoyant audience of approximately 250 key Democratic representatives, supporters and distinguished guests, the president...
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....