Thursday, October 19, 2017
Blog Page 851
Seven organizations representing women of diverse backgrounds filed comments with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) highlighting the beneficial impacts of broadband technology on the lives of women and their families, and expressing their concerns regarding the unintended consequences of...
A federal judge has ordered mediation in a landmark discrimination case against the U.S. Small Business Administration brought by Diamond Ventures, LLC. Diamond Ventures filed the lawsuit in 2003, alleging that discriminatory practices in the SBA’s Small Business Investment Company...
Georgia Labor Commissioner Michael Thurmond suddenly switched gears last week, opting to run for the U.S. Senate instead of Lieutenant Governor. No African American has won a senate seat in a southern state since Reconstruction. There have only been...
The goals of a partnership between Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. and the nonprofit Environmental Defense Fund reflect the same initiatives proposed by U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Lisa Jackson, organizers told Politic365. The nation's oldest collegiate fraternity, Alpha Phi...
Caustic commentary from high profile figures in the Jewish American political establishment compounded by a large protest of Jews outside the New York City Israeli consulate and dipping poll numbers within the Jewish community point to a schism worthy...
Speaker Nancy Pelosi released the following statement today on fair legal settlements for African American farmers and Native American trust account holders: "I'm committed to finding funding for the Pigford and Cobell settlements. Doing so will finally bring a long-delayed...
If you take a look at the plight of Michael Steele and the RNC,you will see signs that those who are unhappy with Steele’s tenure as the Republican party chairman have decided to form a “shadow” RNC by creating...
The fast, whiplash pace at which Congress is pushing through financial regulatory reform should be of some concern.  It’s a bit problematic when doubt clouds the Hill regarding any average lawmaker’s understanding of what is, undoubtedly, a very complex...
One of the memes that pops up again and again whenever news reporters or op-ed columnists engage in a bit of color commentary (pun intended) about the kinds of Americans who make up the Tea Party is this one...
Former U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell will join Bill Gates,  Queen Rania of Jordan  and other celebrated folks for a Twitter campaign to end malaria deaths. Beginning on Wednesday star participants will tweet to encourage the public to donate...